Archive | October, 2012

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is the ancient Inca city discovered by Hiram Bingham in 1911 in Peru. Known as the City of the Incas, Machu Picchu sits 7,000 feet above sea level and is both a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Alright, now that we’ve knocked out all […]

Cheat Sheet: What’s Happening In Spain

That awkward moment – you know the one – when everybody at the dinner table knows all about the current economic or political climate in some foreign country except you. Lately it’s Spain. Everyone nods knowingly and murmurs assent when its simply referred to as, what’s going on in Spain these days. Look, there are […]

The Best of the Wursts in Germany

H. L. Mencken once wrote, “…there are more different sausages in Germany than there are breakfast foods in America, and if there is a bad one among them then I have never heard of it.” With over 1,500 different kinds of sausages – called wursts – Germany puts the American hotdog to shame. If you’re […]