Author: Paris Permenter


Texas Offers a Spring Bouquet of Festivals

Spring Fun in the Springs of Arkansas

Spring is in the air, and spirits rise along with the temperatures as an abundance of family-oriented activities, attractions and festivals pop up like seasonal flowers on the landscape of two popular Arkansas towns: Eureka Springs and Hot Springs. Each an easy drive from Acadiana, these two “springs” are a natural choice for a vernal vacation.

Fall Along the Coastal Bend Brings Feathers and Festivals

“Look! There’s a buff-belly at the feeder!” That excited cry can only mean one thing: it’s time once again for the annual HummerBird Celebration in Rockport, Texas ( In a state where bigger is better, the world’s smallest birds take…

Christmas in Texas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas everywhere you go in the Lone Star State, and as you go about checking items off of your holiday wish list you can enjoy shopping spree experiences that will make this December…

Understanding Caribbean Dining - No Problem!

Dining in the Caribbean means much more than mere nutrition; it’s part of the whole vacation experience. Your island day can start with a taste of the world’s best coffees and fresh-picked bananas from a nearby tree. Lunch might mean…