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|Tips for Road Trips with Dogs|
Candyce H. Stapen, BellaOnline's Adventure Living Editor
Especially around the holidays, dogs get loaded into cars. Just like road trips with kids, a successful long drive with your four-pawed family member takes careful planning. Here are some tips on how to have fun and keep your dog safe on a road trip.
|Black Lives Matter|
Ruthe McDonald, BellaOnline's African American Culture Editor
These past weeks of peaceful protests has proven that we have the power to make a difference in our communities, our families, our nation and worldwide. Don’t just sit and wait for a change. Become the change you want to see, by first believing and knowing that YOUR Black life indeed matters.
|Folorunsho Alakija - the Wealthiest Black Woman|
Dawn Denton, BellaOnline's African Culture Editor
Folorunsho Alakija is an inspiration to women around the world. A business woman and philanthropist, she is believed to be worth an estimated $7.3bn (2014), surpassing Oprah Winfrey’s wealth in 2013.
|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.
|Owls in Chinese Culture|
Inci Yilmazli, BellaOnline's Chinese Culture Editor
This article explains what Chinese think about the owls.
|Sailing to Roatan's Mahogany Bay|
Nancy Schretter, BellaOnline's Cruises Editor
If you're lucky enough to be visiting Roatan's Mahogany Bay on your next Western Caribbean cruise, you're in for a treat. This expansive cruise terminal gets high marks from visitors. It's complete with retail stores, bars, restaurants, and its own 10-acre private island called Mahogany Beach.
Asha Sahni, BellaOnline's English Culture Editor
When the Romans invaded Britain they needed highways along which to transport their men and supplies. Thus they brough the considerable might of their expertise in road building to England.
|European Lodging Options|
Nadine Shores, BellaOnline's European Travel Editor
When you are looking for a place to stay in Europe you have so many options, but what is the difference between them all? Here are some guidelines to what is available.
|Emergency Supplies for Road Trips|
Tiffiny Spire, BellaOnline's Family Travel Editor
If you're going to be traveling in inclement weather (and even under normal circumstances) your car should be well stocked in order to avoid an emergency turning into a catastrophe.
|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.
|Germany 1946/47, The Hunger Winter|
Francine McKenna-Klein, BellaOnline's German Culture Editor
Europe lay in rubble, and the winter of 1946/1947 was the coldest in living memory. Known in Germany as the time of "Weisser Tod", white death, and "Schwarzer Hunger", black hunger, hundreds of thousands died. Weihnachten was different that year, Spring and New Year held no promises.
|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
|Irish Christ Carols and Music|
Bee Smith, BellaOnline's Irish Culture Editor
While many of the old Christmas Carol chestnuts are popular in Ireland, this article will alert you to some carols composed in Ireland or by Irish musicians. There are ancient and very modern Irish Christmas songs.
|List of Islands of the North Aegean|
Laura Hartney, BellaOnline's Island Travel Editor
Off the western coast of Turkey at the central to northern end of the Aegean Sea, the “North Aegean Islands” is a designation used for a loosely grouped set of islands including the Turkish islands of Imbros and Tenedos and the Greek islands of Chios, Icaria, Samos and many more.
|Momotaro – Peach Boy|
Ching Kin Min, BellaOnline's Japanese Culture Editor
In this article, find out some bite-sized information on a very famous old Japanese fable. But that's not all – learn about the actual places in Japan where this legend was based on. Yup, they are tourist attractions...
|Sofitel New York – Paris Chic in Manhattan|
Barbara Radcliffe Rogers, BellaOnline's Luxury Travel Editor
When business takes me to New York City, I want a convenient location, luxury and as little hassle as possible. I find all that at Sofitel.
|King Midas: Not Just a Greek Myth|
Rachel Schaus, BellaOnline's Middle Eastern Culture Editor
Imagine our surprise to learn that King Midas, the mythological King whose touch turned everything to gold, actually lived in an ancient town not far from Ankara, the capital of Turkey.
|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.
Rachel Meneses-Ponce, BellaOnline's Philippines Editor
The Bangus Festival is held every year in thanksgiving for the bountiful harvest of milkfish. It aims to promote not only the bangus industry but also the province of Pangasinan in the north. Pangasinan’s premier city, Dagupan, is now considered as the bangus capital of the Philippines.
|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.
Asha Sahni, BellaOnline's Scottish Culture Editor
Sawney Bean and his notorious family lived in a cave in Ayrshire on Scotland’s south west coast near Ballantrae. The clan at full strength was said to number 48, each and every one of them a cannibal who caught, murdered, pickled and ate unwary travellers.
|Select Registry Finds the Finest Lodging Choices|
Hazel M. Freeman, BellaOnline's Senior Travel Editor
Founded in the late 1960’s, Select Registry has set out to find what they call “the cream of the crop,” in regards to country inns, B&Bs and small hotels.
|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.
|Traditional New Years Day Meal|
Amelia Maness-Gilliland, BellaOnline's Southeast USA Editor
Traditional New Years day meals served in the South considered to bring good fortune for the coming year
Karm Holladay, BellaOnline's Southwest USA Editor
They say the kitchen is the heart of the home. If you are in love with Mexican-style kitchens or even just the general idea of redecorating your kitchen, the book MEXICOCINA is a must-read for you!
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.