Cook Islands may be a bit off the beaten tourist trail, but JoAnna Haugen notes that, for those travelers who make the time to visit, they'll not only be treated to an array of traditions but an open invitation to take part in them as well.
Foodies may search wide and far for the perfect culinary excursions, but when they travel to Switzerland, they'll find plenty of gastronomic delights. Whether travelers are on the hunt for wine, chocolate, cheese or other local specialties, JoAnna Haugen provides insight into what makes Swiss food special and where visitors to the country can find the perfect foodie experience.
Itching for Italian, craving Chinese or desperate for dessert? In Las Vegas, you can find it all ... and much, much more. WhyGo Las Vegas editor JoAnna Haugen takes you on a tour of Sin City's most iconic dining experiences.
Las Vegas: Home to world-class chefs, fabulous entertainment and wild nightclubs but also ideal for outdoor enthusiasts and families. Whether you've been to Las Vegas before or you haven't gone yet, WhyGo Las Vegas writer JoAnna Haugen gives you 10 good reasons why you should visit Sin City now.
Is cultural tourism a way to preserve indigenous cultures or does it simply exploit traditions for the sake of tourist dollars? JoAnna Haugen explores the fine line this type of tourism walks when travelers seek out opportunities to learn about the local culture.
Agritourism is an old concept, but a relatively new term - and although it's gaining in popularity as a way to travel, there are still many people who aren't familiar with it. This introduction to agritourism by JoAnna Haugen will give you all the information you need to prepare for an agritourism trip.
Have you ever been tempted by an all-inclusive vacation package but afraid you'd lose your independent traveler cred if you went on a trip like that? This article by JoAnna Haugen may help you see that while there are some drawbacks to vacation packages, there are some serious perks, too - even for indie travelers.