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|Beach and Nature Vacation, Kiawah Island, SC|
Candyce H. Stapen, BellaOnline's Adventure Living Editor
Make your family beach vacation more than just sun and sand by selecting a destination that enables you to explore the natural environment. In Kiawah Island, South Carolina, add kayak outings, pond explorations to peer at turtles and alligator safaris.
Ruthe McDonald, BellaOnline's African American Culture Editor
The future is now. We are responsible for teaching this generation about where they came from, and giving them the tools to become who they desire to be. And it all starts with them knowing and understanding their black heritage.
Dawn Denton, BellaOnline's African Culture Editor
Ethiopia has a rich food heritage. Tef, the smallest grain in agriculture, is used to make the traditional injera pancake, which is central to most meals and an important ingredient in the family unit.
|Uluru - Raining on the Rock|
Judie Bellingham, BellaOnline's Australia Editor
Uluru is an amazing large rock situated in the centre of Australia and is a wonderous site during the rain.
Nick Marshall, BellaOnline's Caribbean Culture Editor
International sport would not be the same without those men and women from the Caribbean who redefined excellence.
|Five For Foodies In San Juan Puerto Rico|
Nancy Schretter, BellaOnline's Cruises Editor
Heading to San Juan on your next cruise? Don’t miss sampling some of Puerto Rico’s famed “cocina criolla” while you’re there, along with delicious seafood, fruit smoothies, and even healthy fare. Many San Juan restaurants serve these tasty treats, plus much more. Check out these five great spots.
|The Spanish Architect Antoni Gaudi|
Nadine Shores, BellaOnline's European Travel Editor
Spain is a travel destination for may people. Great climate, delicious food, and of course, the Spanish nightlife are all reasons for planning a trip to this amazing country. Travelers who are lovers of architecture will delight in seeing the amazing works of Antoni Gaudi.
|Review of the Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas|
Tiffiny Spire, BellaOnline's Family Travel Editor
The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada has received many accolades including
Best Hotel in Nevada. Here's my review of the property and its amenities.
|Where the Buffalo Roam the Alps|
Melissa Demiguel, BellaOnline's French Culture Editor
Less than an hour from the French Riviera a herd of European buffalo roam the forested foothills of the Alps. Learn more about visiting the reserve with a safari group.
|Monk's Chicken, 13th Lent Century Recipe|
Francine McKenna-Klein, BellaOnline's German Culture Editor
Medieval monks really knew how to twist the rule book during Fasts like Lent, and this 13th century recipe, with chicken breasts rather than the "Fish not Fowl" Beaver Tails used in the Middle Ages, is a delicious example.
|Loreta Janeta Velazquez|
Valerie Aguilar, BellaOnline's Hispanic Culture Editor
Loreta Velazquez, inspired by Joan of Arc’s story as a child, is the only woman to have served in the Civil War as a socialite spy and as a male officer in battle simultaneously. Soldiers who served with Lieutenant Buford confirmed that he conducted himself with integrity and conduct becoming an off
|Trees ARE Irish Culture|
Bee Smith, BellaOnline's Irish Culture Editor
The first week of March is Irish Tree Week. Irish Culture owes a huge debt to trees. The first Irish alphabet was the ogham or tree alphabet. The Celtic tree calendar followed the seasonal cycle and an ancient Celtic Goddess even married a tree!
|History and Fine Dining at the Deerfield Inn|
Barbara Radcliffe Rogers, BellaOnline's Luxury Travel Editor
Set in the middle of New England’s only National Historic Landmark Village, Deerfield Inn was the perfect setting for a weekend getaway
|Diabetes – Healing From Within|
Jacqueline Olivia Pina, BellaOnline's Native American Editor
The wisdom of our ancestors tells us that the keys to physical health, emotional stability, and mental clarity are found any time we remember we have a constant connection to spirit.
|Three more days in Madurai|
Marianne de Nazareth, BellaOnline's Romantic Getaways Editor
Three more days in Madurai to tweak my thesis and romance nature
|Chocolate Chip Oat Flour Cookies|
Erin Lehn Floresca, BellaOnline's RV Editor
Looking for a fresh twist on an old favorite? This chocolate chip cookie recipe might just be your new go-to recipe.
|Senior Discounts On Travel And More|
Hazel M. Freeman, BellaOnline's Senior Travel Editor
If your travel budget isn’t as big as it once was, it’s time to take advantage of any, and every, discount you can find.
|Houston, Texas : Top Relocation Destination|
Jacqueline Rosenbalm, BellaOnline's Southcentral USA Editor
If you are looking for a place to retire or relocate with plentiful work opportunities Houston, Texas might be the place for you! It ranks #1 as the most popular relocation destination! Let's check it out together to see what it has to offer.
|Singapore Travel Tips|
Hanny Suriadi, BellaOnline's Southeast Asia Editor
Singapore is the most expensive country in Southeast Asia but you can still explore the country on the cheap way. Here are some travelling tips you can do.
|Indoor Water Use Conservation Tips|
Karm Holladay, BellaOnline's Southwest USA Editor
If you want to live in the southwestern United States, you need to know about water conservation. Water conservation can be divided into indoor and outdoor water use, and this article concentrates on indoor use.
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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.
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.