Osnabrück

Destination of the month

Osnabrück

Osnabrück is a city that has seen its share of history and war. It is the city where the 30 Years War ended. Also, over 2/3 of this city was also destroyed in World War II.

Porto-Novo

Off The Beaten Path

Porto-Novo

Porto Novo is the capital of Benin, but in name only. This is Benin's second largest city. It is an easy one-hour car ride from Cotonou, and only 20 minutes from the beach. Named by the Portuguese, this city continues to demonstrate significant Portuguese influence.

Iranian Food

Cuisine of the Month

Iranian Food

Fragrant rice is the staple of Iranian food. With elements of fresh green herbs and characteristic flavorings, such as saffron, dried lime, cinnamon, and parsely-- this cuisine has gained popularity. Easily associated with the popular kebab, traditional Iranian flavors extend beyond to various stews and other traditional dishes.

Cedar Breaks Ntl. Mon.

Landmark of the Month

Cedar Breaks Ntl. Mon.

Wild and rugged land compromises the area where Cedar Breaks lies today-- formerly known to 1800 Mormon settlers as “Breaks,”-- due to how difficult it was to travel in the area. President Franklin D. Roosevelt named Cedar Breaks a National Monument on August 22, 1933. This monument is managed today by the National Park Service.

Assamese

Language of the Month

Assamese

The Assamese language is spoken in the North Eastern Indian state of Assam. This language is one of 23 official languagges recognised by the Republic of India. This language has eight vowels, ten dipthongs, and twenty-one consonants.

La La Land Tour

Movie Tour

La La Land Tour

The La La Land Tour is a one day driving tour, taking you past various filming locations for the highly acclaimed musical, La La Land. Explore Los Angeles through the eyes of the two young performers played by (Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling) who work to advance their careers and romance throughout the course of a year in Los Angeles.

  • Osnabrück
  • Porto-Novo
  • Iranian Food
  • Cedar Breaks Ntl. Mon.
  • Assamese
  • La La Land Tour
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