Thanksgiving in the US

The first Thanksgiving is believed to have been held in 1621 by Pilgrims after a successful harvest. Their feast lasted three days and, according to written accounts, 90 Native Americans were invited. The traditional Thanksgiving feast features a turkey, mashed and sweet potatoes and fall vegetables, often followed by pumpkin pie. President Lincoln declared Thanksgiving […]

Some of the best kitesurfing in the world

Florida isn’t known for waves, especially on the West Central Coast. Still the waters around the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, south of Clearwater, Florida offer some of the best kitesurfing in the world, according to both locals and international transplants. The shallow depth where the Gulf of Mexico meets Tampa Bay, provides an especially excellent environment […]