December 2017 Travel Guide


Updated Tour Guide

Free Beer! Brewery Tours Add Fizz To A Vacation

Brewery Tours are Great for Traveler’s Budgets

If you like a good brew, what’s better than free beer? How about learning how the brew is made, to give a better appreciation for the finished product? The stereotype of a brewery tour is schlepping through a factory to get the free samples at the end.

All aboard! Don’t fall of the wagon!!

While it is true there usually are free samples, one can actually learn a lot about the whole

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Destination Maine: The Tranquil Beauty of Bailey Island

The beautiful Maine Coastline of Bailey Island.

Bailey Island draws summer visitors who already know or will discover its quiet solitude with ample opportunities to enjoy the uniqueness of Maine life.

The remote, tranquil setting of Bailey Island, Maine is far removed from boisterous vacation places, yet not enormously distant from more populous areas. Located on Casco Bay on the state’s mid-coast, some 15 miles south of Brunswick (home to Bowdoin College) and within easy drives to Boothbay Harbor

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Safest Countries in The Americas & Caribbean

The safest countries in North America, The Caribbean & South America for tourism and travel. These are rated out of 10. Safest countries in the Caribbean, North America and South America are based on crime/homicide rates and drugs and crime, likelihood of terrorism and terrorism casualties, police force effectiveness, costs of security within the country on business, reliability of protection services, rates of property crime and violence.

REGIONAL RANK COUNTRY 2017 2016 1 Canada 8.71 8.6 2 Chile 8.14 8.5

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Safe Iowa Vacation Ideas

Sometimes a vacation can be a visit to a nearby town or state. While a place like Iowa might not be a glamorous vacation spot in many people’s list it still has very affordable and safe attractions for Americans who want to stay at home or for visitors who want to get off the beaten track and explore some of the less advertised places in the USA for a safe family vacation.

Iowa has many historical sites and activities for

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Peace Rank of North, South & Central America & The Caribbean

The United States rose higher in the ranking of most peaceful countries in the world and while Canada dropped in position it still was the top ranked country for peace in the region and much of the hemisphere. The Caribbean and much of Central America showed improvements in rankings based in part on the low levels of militarism but internal conflicts and division of wealth and power can still be issues as well as the displacement of citizens in places

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