Sleepy Hollow

Destination of the Month

Sleepy Hollow

The main attraction in Sleepy Hollow, a village in Westchester County in the state of New York is Sleepy Hollow's association with Washington Irving's short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", so visit the old churchyard where the Headless Horseman purportedly rests.The weekends prior to Halloween are filled with events that tie in to "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow".

Ruka

Off the Beaten Path

Ruka

Whether you want to visit Ruka to see the beautiful Northern Lights or you love winter sports, Ruka has a lot to offer. Near Ruka you can find two National Parks: Oulanka and Riisitunturi. The views from the top of Rukatunturi are beuatiful in summer and winter.

Hell's Gate National Park

Landmark of the Month

Hell's Gate National Park

This Park has a wide variety of wildlife. Among the predator species are lion, leopard, hyena, serval and cheetah. The other common species include zebra, eland, buffalo, baboon and Thomson’s gazelle.

Kenya Cuisine

Cuisine of the Month

Kenya Cuisine

Nyama Choma is one of Kenya’s most popular dishes and a unique culinary experience. Nyama Choma stands for “barbecued meat” in Kiswahili and is generally prepared with goat meat, although beef is regularly used as well.

Finnish

Language of the Month

Finnish

Finnish is a Finno-Ugric or more accurately 'Uralic language and hence completely unrelated to almost every language between Iceland and India. In particular, Finnish has grammatically nothing at all in common with other Scandinavian languages or Russian, although there are many loan words from both.

Coronavirus Outbreak Situation

Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus Outbreak Situation

With the increase in numbers of the coronavirus worldwide, and the fast changing information about the virus, we will share the most current information with you, so you can take this into consideration when making your travel plans.

  • Sleepy Hollow
  • Ruka
  • Hell's Gate National Park
  • Kenya Cuisine
  • Finnish
  • Coronavirus Outbreak Situation
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