10 Fun Facts About The Winter Olympics

Curling, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, Snowboarding, and Ski Jumping — oh my! I don't know about you, but I am an Olymp-addict — and I can never get enough of the Winter Olympic Games! 

Here are some fun, crazy, and intriguing facts about the Winter Olympics.


Your Guide To Visiting The Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) 

The camo-clad American soldier stood up from his seat at the front of the bus and faced us.

He waited until he had everyone’s attention and then, his voice conveying no emotion, informed us that the sparse forest on either side of the dirt road we were driving down was devoid of any signs of human activity because it was full of active landmines.


What's The Difference Between Ice Cream and Gelato?

Both are delicious, have some flavors in common, and even have similar textures at times.

In fact, the word "gelato" actually means "ice cream" in Italian.

So what is the difference between ice cream and gelato? 

 


6 Essential Winter Air Travel Tips

Are you avoiding below-zero temperatures and traveling to a warm-weather destination? Or, are you heading right into the storm and traveling somewhere cold to enjoy winter sports? 

Wheather you are leaving from a snowy destination or headed to one, these are the essential winter air travel tips that you need to know to make sure your vacation gets off to a good start! 


6 Golden Rules For Being a Good Writer

I have found that one of the best sources of advice and inspiration on writing comes from other writers.

We all approach our work in different ways — keep in mind that there is no right way — and sometimes we need to be shaken out of our comfort zones. This can be attained by things like reading each other's work, conversation, or attending lectures.


A Day In The Life of An English Teacher In South Korea

The weekend had disappeared quickly, too quickly, and when I opened my eyes, I realized that the fluttering in my stomach meant that it was Monday and even if I wasn’t entirely prepared for it, my official first day as an English teacher had arrived.

 


Why You Need To Watch "Hunting Nazi Treasure" On History This eight-part investigative series chronicles one of the greatest thefts in history.

Why You Need To Watch "Hunting Nazi Treasure" On History
This eight-part investigative series chronicles one of the greatest thefts in history.

10 Travel Quotes That Will Inspire You To Explore The World There's nothing like a good travel quote to inspire you to pack your bags and take off on an adventure!

10 Travel Quotes That Will Inspire You To Explore The World
There's nothing like a good travel quote to inspire you to pack your bags and take off on an adventure!

Your Guide To Trekking The Sulphur Skyline Train In Jasper, Alberta When it comes to day hikes, the Sulphur Skyline Trail offers the biggest bang for your time and effort.

Your Guide To Trekking The Sulphur Skyline Train In Jasper, Alberta
When it comes to day hikes, the Sulphur Skyline Trail offers the biggest bang for your time and effort.

Your Guide To The Berlin Wall's East Side Gallery The Berlin Wall cut through the center of Berlin from August of 1961 to November of 1989, separating the Soviet Union from Western powers.

Your Guide To The Berlin Wall's East Side Gallery
The Berlin Wall cut through the center of Berlin from August of 1961 to November of 1989, separating the Soviet Union from Western powers.

The Story of Michelangelo's Famous Statue of David In 1501, Michelangelo accepted a commission to carve a marble sculpture of the biblical David. 

The Story of Michelangelo's Famous Statue of David
In 1501, Michelangelo accepted a commission to carve a marble sculpture of the biblical David