Why Escape Rooms are the Best Team-Building Activity

Bert Maxwell's picture

Where was your last team-building activity? Presumably, in a bar or at a football stadium. Drinking a beer or doing some kind of sports together with your team is nice, but you can make your team-building activities fun and effective if you get locked in a room together. We don’t suggest losing a key from your office and searching for it for the whole night — just book an hour in an escape room and try one of the best games for team-building activities.

Visiting Marco Polo's Favorite City in China

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

Hangzhou, the capital and largest city of Zhejiang Province in Eastern China, is home to more than 8-million residents and located just 50 minutes from Shanghai by high-speed train.

Xixi Wetland Park. From Visiting Marco Polo's Favorite City in China
Xixi Wetland Park (above and below)

6 Easy Family Reunion Meal Ideas – No Sloppy Joes Needed

by MyKidsEatSquid / Jul 24, 2017 /
MyKidsEatSquid's picture

Planning a family reunion can be a daunting task – from figuring out the best location to plotting activities that work for everyone, whether they’re ages 2, 22, or 82.
And then there’s mealtime.
Inevitably there’s a mixture of food likes and dislikes, paired with an allergy or two, or more. At least that’s how it goes in my family, which now tops more than 20 at family gatherings.

Photographer of the Month: JoAnn Kraft

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jul 23, 2017 /
Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

I love Instagram. I love finding new people, searching new tags, and getting new glimpses into lives, nature, the world. One such discovery is photographer JoAnn Kraft, who captures nature so beautifully that I feel as if I am right there with her, seeing through her eyes. She's got a talent for macro, for discovering small things, and for seeing what others might not. Here, in words and photos, our Photographer of the Month, JoAnn Kraft...

Florida Culture for the Week of July 23, 2017 By Josh Garrick

Josh Garrick's picture

Florida Culture for the Week of July 23, 2017 By Josh Garrick 
FINAL Performance TODAY -- July 23 – ‘Hairspray’ by Encore! Cast Performing Arts 

Taipei with Kids: 24 Tips for a Great Trip

Ashley Steel's picture

Our Taipei experience has been a whirlwind but despite that, or maybe because of it, we accumulated a small mountain of tips for traveling with kids through this modern Taiwanese city.  There’s plenty out there about where to go in Taipei and you can make an educated guess about the destinations your kids will like best.  As usual, we’re f

Disney Tips: Avoiding the Lines

Disney World is full of great rides and attractions, with something for everyone to enjoy, from diving into the story of your favorite Disney classics to going on a thrilling adventure.

How to Do Disney - Without the Endless Lines

Nothing can ruin a good vacation like standing for hours, often in the Florida heat. Although Disney has done everything they can to make waiting in line more enjoyable (or at least less miserable), from outdoor fans to touchscreen games, nobody likes to wait.

How to Do Disney - Without the Endless Lines

Jet Lag. Even the Sound of it Wears Me Out.

I was talking with a friend yesterday about jet lag. He was telling me about a long trip he took to Asia and how it took him almost 3 weeks to get over his jet lag.

100 International Travel Tips to Put More “Bon” in Your Voyage

100 International Travel Tips
to Put More “Bon” in Your Voyage


Before you go