In Italy, the Christmas season only really kicks off in earnest from December 8th on with the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Christmas trees go up that day and so the countdown to Christmas begins. Throw in Santa Lucia on the 13th and that holiday spirit begins to heighten. And, if you perk up your ears, you will most certainly hear loads of conversation around this or that special dish. The holiday focus is on food. After all, it's all about the meal, right?
The New Year will be here in the blink of an eye. Have you already started dreaming about where you’d like to travel in 2016? When you have limited vacation days, combining them with paid holidays makes a lot of sense. Including a paid holiday in your travel time reduces the number of precious vacation days you have to use.
We all have that one friend, family member, or co-worker that is obsessed with their bike. Road, mountain, hybrid... you name it, they have 3 of each. With the holidays around the corner, you might be thinking about what to get the cycling enthusiast in your life, and we're here to ease the process and make holiday shopping a blast.
The winter of 2014-15 proved to be one of the wildest for the United States and Canada. Parts of the West experienced some of the warmest and least snowy conditions, while the East suffered the snowiest and coldest winters on record.