By Heather RathITWPA Member“Try it!” he urges.My husband invites a squirming me to sample roasted guinea pig (el cuy -- pronounced koo-ie) in a specialized restaurant in Cuenca, Ecuador. A local insists we cannot leave Cuenca until we enjoy their favorite meal passed down from the Inca. For those who consider the guinea pig a pet, a visit to the Guajibamba … [Read more...] about How to Eat a Guinea Pig
Volume 4, Issue #3 - March 2011
By Rosie GamlenColes Bay is a gem hidden off the east coast of Tasmania. Abounding with stunning beaches and surrounded by a dramatic skyline of granite mountains known as The Hazards, there is no denying that Coles Bay is one of the most beautiful places one could ever hope to visit. Coles Bay is home to fewer than 500 people, yet frequently attracts visitors from the rest of … [Read more...] about Coles Bay, Tasmania, Australia
By Wendy KroegerYou quickly realize this is not just a fireworks show…this is an experience! The sheer amount of fireworks detonating simultaneously is hard to comprehend. The ground seems to shake as they launch from the barges in the Ohio River, right in front of you. They echo like cannons down the river and you feel a thud in your gut as if you’ve been hit. You … [Read more...] about Event Really Gets Off the Ground!
By Bob StarinkNewport, Rhode Island in the USA is the home of the homes -- majestic mansions on manicured estates with sea views and more bedrooms than a small hotel. Some date back to the late 1800s and several are now museums open to the public. But instead of looking from the mansions out to sea, Newport offers a completely cost-free experience where you can look from the … [Read more...] about Enjoy the Riches, for Free — Newport’s Famous Cliff Walk
By Sid Viswakumar, M.S.Hampi (pronounced hump-e), an outstanding historical city, is in Karnataka State, India. It’s also one of the UN World Heritage Sites in this country. It’s no wonder that thousands of foreign tourists throng Hampi every year. If you plan to travel to India, place Hampi in the top spot on your travel itinerary.Hampi was the capital city of the … [Read more...] about The Architectural Marvels of Hampi