More than 3.5 million people visited the first national park, up 10 percent from 2013.
“We noticed it from the street and then called,” said Knight, an electrical contractor. “We love snowshoeing and when we found out that Haymaker converted the golf course into a Nordic track, we thought it would be a great thing to add to the repertoire.”
Jasmine Brett Stringer of Minneapolis writes a lifestyles blog called “Carpe Diem with Jasmine” and uses selfie sticks to record her videos. “A friend brought one back from Dubai and I said, ‘I’ve got to get one,'” she said.
“Andrew Jackson, Born for a Storm” is the first major content change to The Hermitage’s exhibition space in 25 years. Perhaps surprisingly, the new exhibit is also the first at the historic home to focus on Jackson and his legacy.
“Everybody knows that this is what we live for,” Landrieu said during the event at Mardi Gras World, where many of the floats used in the yearly Carnival season processions are stored.
“This is one of the best times for Americans to travel in years,” says Matt Kepnes, author of “How to Travel the World on $50 a Day” and other travel books.
“There’s very little out there that can rival the quality and terrain in the Kootenays,” says Ian Johnston, a Vancouver transplant to Rossland where he skis at Red Mountain.
However, the road linking Abu Dhabi to Dubai is surprisingly unadorned, functional and subdued.
“Any time we’ve seen an Airstream, it’s like the clouds part and an angelic choir starts singing,” says Cliff Garinn, a 49-year-old college career counselor from Dallas.
“Cuba is the largest country in the Caribbean, so there’s some exciting possibilities,” said Roger Frizzell, spokesman for Carnival Corp. He said “some infrastructure for cruising already exists in the country,” although other issues “need to be taken into consideration if this market opens up.”