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Miami history dates back to 600 BC with villages along the Miami River. Today, the main attraction is still the water but is mostly concentrated on the beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay. There are more than 80 beaches and parks along the shorelines of Miami where you and the kids can have fun. The city also has a lot of indoor activities for you and your youngsters no matter whether they are toddlers or teens. From fun children’s museums to exciting aquariums, you can get out of the heat and have fun too. Leave your suitcases with…

For a race that lasts just two minutes, the Kentucky Derby attracts attention and intrigue throughout the year. This is true even among people who would not classify themselves as horseracing fans. Part of the reason for the attention is the realization of what horses and jockeys go through to qualify for the biggest race of the year. Qualifying for the Kentucky Derby The Road to the Kentucky Derby is a long one with two distinct sections. The first is the Kentucky Derby Prep Season that starts in September and ends in February. The second is the Kentucky Derby Championship…

Growing up in Los Angeles was absolutely amazing and I loved the weather, the beaches and the laid back attitude of the people. Unfortunately, or fortunately depending on how you view it, I moved to Connecticut when I was around 14 years old and I must say that it was quite a shock to the system. Everything was very different out there on the east coast but it didn’t take me long to adapt and learn to love the Connecticut lifestyle. Shortly after university my buddy and fellow student Anouk Govil and I decided that we would try out our…

Workers in the United States have some of w most robust and comprehensive worker’s rights of any country in the world. The federal and state governments seek to protect workers while they are working and even in between employment. Here is a list of some of the most often cited worker’s rights that are standard for American workers. Workers Compensation Insurance Workers compensation insurance is a federally mandated, state managed and employer financed insurance that covers workers who are injured or fall ill while they are at the job. This program is designed to take the mystery out of who…

There’s a very good chance California plays some sort of significant role in the successful function of a business, even if it’s a company headquartered on the other side of the country. This is a testament to the awesome size and scope of the California economy. In fact, if it were its own country, California would have the fifth largest economy in the world, beating out India, France, and even the United Kingdom. It’s therefore not unusual for companies to plan trips to the Golden State. Whether headed north to Sacramento and the Bay Area, or south to Los Angeles…

When people decide where to vacation, they want to go somewhere to rejuvenate their spirits, bodies, and minds. Some people choose to go to resorts, on a cruise, or to a spa. Avid campers find their serenity in the beauty of nature at a much lower cost than other expensive vacation areas. Nature lovers and campers who love to vacation in the outdoors have many options to choose from because there are many beautiful national parks throughout the United States. The Great Smoky Mountains The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is open to the public 24 hours a day and…

Visa Waiver program

The Visa waiver Program was set up in 2007 by the United States government to allow citizens of ‘friendly nations’ to enter the United States without the need for a Visa. The Visa Waiver Program allows those who are eligible for it to visit the United States for Tourism or Business Purpose for 90 days. It is not guaranteed and it does not allow visitors to work when they come to the United States. Which countries participate in the Visa Waiver Program? 38 Countries are part of the Visa Waiver Program and as you can see from the list Most…