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State Symbols of the Southwestern USA|
Karm Holladay, BellaOnline's Southwest USA Editor
Learn the state symbols of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah. Find out about each state’s official bird, fish, and flower. Learn the state capitals and dates of statehood. What state is the only state in the union to have an official cookie?
Book Review "Lines in Vision"|
Bee Smith, BellaOnline's Irish Culture Editor
There are many books out that will give you more in depth knowledge of Irish culture and heritage. The arts are very important to Irish life as a whole. In "Lines of Vision" writers respond to artworks from Dublin's National Gallery of Art, many acquired through a bequest by George Bernard Shaw.
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Madurai in the rains, Tamilnadu, India
Visiting Madurai University after the rains was a wonderful experience
Purchasing Travel Insurance
When hurricanes and other hazards develop, travelers often start thinking about changing their travel plans. Those who have purchased travel insurance may be protected, depending upon the specific coverage offered by their policies. Here are some tips for purchasing insurance for an upcoming trip.
White Water Rafting
Few activities beat the thrill of white water rafting – no matter what your age. Guest Author Janet Collins takes you for a ride through the rapids.
E D I T O R R E C O M M E N D E D |
The Divine Home
An absolutely gorgeous home decorating book on how to decorate with spiritual objects such as santos, retablo, milagros, statues of saints, and crucifixes. Many examples of Santa Fe style and Mexican hacienda style, but also examples of homes in NYC and other places. Beautiful full color photographs everywhere. Serene, spiritual.
Living Language Spanish
You don´t need to know Spanish to travel to the Southwest USA, but it will enhance your experience. This is the best-selling Spanish language instruction product at Amazon.com.