The shacks that pizza built

Pizza Hut, the world’s largest pizza chain, has 12,000 stores in 84 countries and has one of the most successful franchise systems in the world. But no one unfamiliar with the chain would have known that two college kids baked the first of what would later become America’s favorite pizza, […]

You have to love Costa Rica

This Central American country has it all! We flew to San Jose, the capital city, on JetBlue from Ft Lauderdale (a big airline, by the way). He spent one night at the Carriari Doubletree hotel and then headed to the state of Guanacaste on the Pacific Northwest coast of Costa […]

Niagara Falls – Heaven on Earth

Voluminous and impressive, Niagara Falls straddles the national borders of the Canadian province of Ontario and the US state of New York. It was formed by the retreat of glaciers at the end of the last ice age (a almost 10,000 years) and the waters of the Great Lakes that […]

Innovative advice on commercial actions

Many of our loyal readers already know that Dave and I enjoy celebrating conscientious and proactive entrepreneurs who work to make a difference in the world while serving. Today I am delighted to highlight a local Kootenay based business with this wonderful discussion below. We met Narae Kang, owner of […]

Why you should buy a vacation home in Florida

Florida is one of the most popular vacation spots in the country, welcoming millions of tourists each year. While there are several reasonable lodging options available throughout the state, there are some good reasons to purchase your own vacation home in Florida. Excellent weather Florida is the Sunshine State and […]

Expat family life in Bangkok

I moved to Thailand in 2003 simply because I was bored with my life in the United States. I lived in Boston, studied in New York, and traveled the world. Traveling was my favorite thing to do until I went to Thailand. It was as if I was looking for […]