Pros and Cons of Guided Tours: Maximizing Your Travels

  We all have different methods of traveling and interests that make our time in foreign lands unique. Many younger backpackers criticize package tourists for not seeking authentic experiences, and to be honest, our early twenty-something selves might have said the same. But fast forward a decade and we realize that like most things in…

Boston’s Greek Independence Day Parade

  Our first Greek Independence Day Parade in Boston was filled with an abundance of floats, festivities and great vibes. Every year Greek churches and organizations from across New England come together to parade through the heart of town, with traditional dancing, music and Greek food in Boston Common afterwards. There were Greek goddesses, traditional…

Pros and Cons of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

There’s no greater achievement for an NFL player than to be immortalized at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton. To have a bronze bust permanently displayed in a room alongside other elite football heads is the hope of many kids who grow up playing. As a lifelong NFL fan, I had the chance…

Best American Road Side Chain Motel for Money?

When you drive across the United States, you’ll often encounter clusters of chain motels off most major highway exits. This has been prevalent in the USA since the 1950’s, when the interstate highway system was implemented by President Eisenhower. Ramada and Holiday Inn were the first two hotel chains to capitalize following the expansion of…

palm trees on the beach at sunset at Fred Howard Park in Tarpon Springs, Florida