Author: Lisa Mercer

Lisa Marie Mercer spent most of her professional life in the fitness industry. After discovering that she could barter her fitness skills in exchange for stays in international destinations, she set out to explore the world. Lisa taught fitness to an international student body while studying Italian in Perugia, Italy, arranged an impromptu fitness class at a Global Unity conference which took place a castle in Bechyne, a small town outside Prague, and taught a ski fitness week in Portillo, Chile. Lisa has traveled to most parts of the globe, and lived in different parts of North America. She spent six years living in Colorado, working at a ski resort and conducting historic tours of Breckenridge. Her published books include "Breckenridge; A Guide to the Sights and Slopes of Summit County,' and "Winter Fitness: Mastering Life Through Love of the Slopes."

Spain has its intricate architecture, its exquisite museums and its delectable cuisine, but its people are one of its greatest assets. If you seek an atypical travel experience that allows you to get up close and personal with the Spanish people, while receiving a week of free room and board, consider the Vaughantown Program

About Vaughantown

The Vaughantown program recruits native English speakers from all parts of the globe to teach Spanish students enrolled in …

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An Eco-Caribbean Vacation

Grenada, a small, Eastern Caribbean island, sits at the southern extremity of the Windward Islands.  Despite its Caribbean location, Grenada is not primarily a beach destination. The mountainous island is home to an active undersea volcano, lush rainforests, scenic parks and exotic bird-watching locations.

Grenada’s Flag

The yellow in Grenada’s flag represents the island’s abundant sunshine and the green symbolizes its vegetation and agriculture. The red color celebrates the bravery and perseverance …

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