North America is the third-largest continent in the world (just beating out South America). It covers approximately 24.5 million square kilometers and is home to such countries as Canada, the United States, and Mexico. North America is home to a diverse range of climates and ecosystems, including arctic tundra, boreal forests, grasslands, deserts, and tropical rainforests. The continent is also rich in natural resources, including oil, natural gas, timber, and ketchup. The three largest countries in North America—the United States, Canada, and Mexico—together form an “America sandwich,” with Canada as the top bun, the US as its meat, and Mexico as the bottom bun.
Let me tell you about Mount Tamalpais State Park in Marin County, California.
Ithaca puts two bastions of radical, anti-establishment, and progressive thought on Cayuga Lake, the middle finger of the Finger Lakes.
Oaxaca, Mexico is a full eight-hour drive from the nearest coast. What the hell, right?
Not every vacation we plan is to an exotic destination. Sometimes, we just want to go someplace close and quiet.
Seattle is famous for its horrible weather, so it’s no surprise that I don’t live there and never will.
The Napa Valley is full of beautiful places to get stinking drunk.
NorCal is nothing like SoCal, despite what Hollywood movies would have you believe.
A tropical paradise that makes visitors forget their troubles, worries, and fashion sense.
Though Quito was merely the second capital of the Inca Empire, it was, and still is, first in “cities surrounded on all sides by active volcanoes.”
Famed nature photographer Ansel Adams first gazed upon Yosemite and said, “I’m gonna need a bigger format camera.”
A famous architect designed a bridge in Reading and that was enough reason to go there.
It came as a shock when our plane touched down in the Proterozoic Era.