Blog Posts - North America



A soul-soothing boutique road trip through the Florida Keys, USA

The islands of the Florida Keys decorate the jade water like emeralds dangling from an intricate necklace. Beginning 15 miles south of Miami, the chain stretches out languidly in the tropical Florida Straits, dividing the Atlantic Ocean to the east a...
by Globalgrasshopper on Dec 15, 2016

Martin Armstrong: ‘The United States Will Most Likely Break Apart By 2036’

Back on January 27, 2016, I asked: Do any readers follow Martin Armstrong, economist at Armstrong Economics (and former chairman of Princeton Economics International Ltd.) and the creator of the Economic Confidence Model? While the jury’s still out...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 1, 2016

Canadian Federal Court Justice Robin Camp facing removal over rape comments

Federal Court Justice Robin Camp has apologised for his comments. Photo / Federal Court of CanadaAn inquiry committee of the Canadian Judicial Council says a judge who asked a sexual assault complainant why she couldn't just keep her knees together s...

Canada military faces 22% increase in sexual assault complaints

Canada’s Chief of Defense Staff General Jonathan Vance takes part in a news conference upon the release of a progress report on addressing inappropriate sexual behavior in the military, August 30, 2016. ©ReutersThe Canadian military has warned aga...

Review of Amerispa in Morin‑Heights, Quebec

Water is the driving force of all nature.  Leonardo Da Vinci Da Vinci was absolutely right. It is a powerful element which can transform everything. As you may or may not know, I LOVE the water, whether it is a river, lake and oh yes, the mighty oce...
by Traveller Soul on Aug 23, 2016

Top 10 Most Popular U.S. National Parks

The Happy Nomad The United States, being one of the biggest countries in the world, is also one of the most naturally diverse. Perhaps the greatest attribute and the biggest accomplishment of this country is its incredible... by Haley Zar...
by The Happy Nomad on Aug 17, 2016

Make Wanders Happen in Northern Mariana Island

For quite sometime now, I have been looking towards the east, from the Philippine perspective, hoping I would someday explore the territories just beyond my country. After my New Zealand trip, my curiosity of such territories was piqued when I encoun...
by First-time Travels on Aug 13, 2016

Charles Aznavour to Perform in North America in October 2016

French Singer and songwriter Charles Aznavour announces new dates for his North America Tour 2016.  At 92 years old, the master singer will give concerts in 5 cities.  He is expected to perform on Oct. 15 at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in...
by So Moroccan on Aug 8, 2016

Canada charges senior UK army officer with sexual assault in Ontario

A file photo of Canadian police in Ontario ©APCanada has charged a senior UK army officer with sexually assaulting a Canadian servicewoman in Ontario, ordering him not the leave the North American state.Police in Ontario said Saturday that Lieutenan...

Population boom preceded early farming in North America

University of Utah anthropologists counted the number of carbon-dated artifacts at archaeological sites and concluded that a population boom and scarce food explain why people in eastern North America domesticated plants for the first time on the con...
by The Archaeology News Network on Aug 5, 2016

Canadian Coast Guard discovers shipwreck off Nova Scotia coast

The Canadian Coast Guard uncovered a mystery earlier this month while trawling the waters off Nova Scotia. Earlier this month, the Canadian Coast Guard uncovered several large wooden fragments of a ship believed  to date back to the 19th centur...
by The Archaeology News Network on Aug 5, 2016

30 July 2016 - KIDS FROM MEXICO

KIDS FROM MEXICOG'day folks,Here is Mexico as part of my series on kids around the world. Continent: North America Climate: tropical on the coasts; temperate mountain areas and deserts inlandSchool: Large schools hold two shifts—one...
by clancy tucker's blog on Jul 29, 2016

How to Spend 24 hours in Québec City

Québec City is a stunning town in the French province of Canada. With cobbled streets, enticing cafes and art around every corner, this compact city offers a divine combination of boutique European style and Canadian tradition. My first visit to Can...
by Eppie on Jul 28, 2016

What to do with one day in San Francisco (hint: it’s not Fisherman’s Wharf)

The Happy Nomad I left my heart in San Francisco. After living there for a collective ten years over different points in my life, a big part of me will always yearn to go back. It’s one... by Haley Zaremba | What to do with one day in S...
by The Happy Nomad on Jul 28, 2016

Lifelong heartache, care ahead for US babies born with Zika

Zika's littlest victims could suffer from microcephaly as well as other birth defects that may not be immediately apparent, including vision defects, hearing problems and seizure disorders. Photo/AP At least 12 babies in the United States have...

The Top Tourist Attractions in Puerto Rico

Don't Stop Living - Jonny Blair - a lifestyle of travel If you are going to be taking a trip to Puerto Rico, you may start looking into just what you will have to do while you are there for your trip. Many people may not realize that there is so R...
by Don't Stop Living on Jul 20, 2016

Explore San Francisco On Your Own

The Happy Nomad San Francisco is one of the most expensive cities to live in, but if you are just passing through, there’s no better place to be. The city by the bay is world-famous for its... by Arturo Martinez | Explore San Francisco...
by The Happy Nomad on Jul 10, 2016

How Casinos Attract Visitors to Las Vegas

Don't Stop Living - Jonny Blair - a lifestyle of travel   Casinos are synonymous with the bustling city of Las Vegas and every day, they compete with each other in a bid to draw the tourists in to spend wildly on their tables. While Sin City is...
by Don't Stop Living on Jun 30, 2016

June through Instagrams

The summer starts and ends with great memories Hello everyone! I owe you an apology. I’ve been MIA (missing in action) for sometime now but I am back! Did you miss me? I sure hope so! I hope that your summer has started on the right foot and en...
by Traveller Soul on Jun 28, 2016

Saved from a wolf - with the help of a bear

Joanne Barnaby, left, is reunited with Tammy Caudron after hours in the Canadian bush. Photo / Courtesy of Joanne BarnabyA Canadian woman has told of how she made use of a nearby bear to deter a wolf that had stalked her and her dog for 12 exhausting...


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