Is it just me or do you too wonder why we still celebrate Columbus Day? I think it’s fair to say Columbus did not in fact discover the Americas, so why does he get a day in the limelight? To honor today’s holiday, I thought I’d offer up some interesting holiday-related reads to get your mind thinking about the next strange day off just around the corner: Thanksgiving.
- Should Columbus Day be changed to a day to honor indigenous people? Probably. Will a day like that ever exist? Probably not. [via The Week]
- This is pretty much the peak season for leaf peeping, so if you haven’t yet checked out the fall foliage, head to the hills pronto! [via MSNBC Travel]
- Not feeling particularly inspired or motivated to take your family on a back-to-school weekend vacation? These tips might get you jump-started. [via Peter Greenberg]
- You may feeling like your pocketbook’s a bit light this year, but that doesn’t mean you should stop traveling! In fact, there are loads of cheap fares this holiday season. [via CNN Travel]
‘Til tomorrow, have a great evening!
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