Monthly Archives: October 2014

NO TRICKS, JUST HISTORICAL HALLOWEEN TREATS

Learn about the origins of your favorite Halloween traditions with these fun facts. Halloween is at once a campy celebration of the supernatural and an ominous observance of the genuinely spooky side of life. Its popularity in the United States only extends back a handful of decades, yet its traditions have lingered since ancient history. […]

IT IS ALWAYS COLUMBUS DAY AT SEA!

The holiday honoring Christopher Columbus’ sighting of America on October 12, 1492, is observed in the states of the United States and also in parts of Canada, in Puerto Rico, and in some cities in Italy and Spain. Although Columbus was not the first explorer to set foot in the Western Hemisphere, his landing at […]