Discover novels that inspire great travel adventures

A good read draws you into a world of its own but can also move you to explore the broader world around you. While the literature of many kinds has influenced us, here are more than a dozen titles that stir us (in some cases very literally) to travel.         Novels from…

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3 GREAT NATIVE AMERICAN LIFETIME STARS IN PROFESSIONAL ATHLETICS

Native Americans spent much of their early history playing games. However, Native games are more than just games. They build body and spirit through exercise, which all age groups play —children, youth, and adults. Many games have roots in ancestral tests of strength and sport that reinforced group cooperation and sharpened skills in often hostile…

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Why You’d Enjoy a Summer Journey to Native American Ancient Sites

  A summer journey to the ancient Native American sites around the country will be an enriching experience for you. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of the history of the United States. Since it’s estimated that Native Americans that the First Nations ancestor crossed the Bering Strait over 12,000 years ago. Native Americans are rich…

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Why do authors like trains? Here are some exciting discoveries.

“I like trains. I like their rhythm, and I like the freedom of being suspended between two places, all anxieties of purpose taken care of: for this moment, I know where I am going.” Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall by Anna Funder       Jessica Gross delves into why writers like trains…

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Get outdoors to stay healthy, happy, and hopeful.

As Paulo Coelho says, “It’s the simple things in life that are most extraordinary.” And that’s what nature is for you. It gives you spectacular gifts. Open a door, walk outside, and soak up nature. It’s incredible to discover how many great beautiful gifts we receive when we take an excursion in the natural state.…

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