The Best Day Trip Destinations Close to NYC

Linda D. Garrow

The Big Apple’s immense gravitational pull and the exceptional amount of things to see and do there mean that many people, tourists and locals alike, give little thought to life just outside this cosmopolitan jungle. In this case, though, ignorance certainly is not bliss, and anyone looking to explore the […]

12 Home Decor Ideas to Usher in a Festive Fall

Linda D. Garrow

Getty Images Crisp air, fiery leaves, and the scent of pumpkin spice—fall is a spectacular season all around. While corn mazes, apple picking, haunted hayrides, and most of fall’s other quintessential activities take place outdoors, it’s easy to bring the autumnal fun inside with seasonal decor. If you’re ready to […]

Importance of Cursive Writing for Kids

Linda D. Garrow

Cursive is a flowing, continuous writing style that can be more pleasing than block letters. It can be faster and easier to write in cursive. It can help improve a child’s handwriting. It can also be quicker and easier to write in cursive once they get the hang of it. […]

The best holiday destinations in October

Linda D. Garrow

Temperature: 18°C high; 8°C lowSeason: autumnFlight time from UK: 2 hours 35 minutesTime difference: GMT+1 It’s not difficult to get excited about a place that holds an annual 10-day festival celebrating the world’s favourite sweet treat. Every October, Umbria’s capital in central Italy hosts cooking classes, exhibitions and (most importantly) […]