Archive for the ‘ACTIVITIES’ Category

Maple Syruping in Maine

Maple Syruping in Maine
Story by guest blogger Julia Munroe Martin. Photos Copyright © Julia Munroe Martin. EVER SINCE we moved to Maine, we’ve been meaning to attend “Maine Maple Sunday.” That’s the day, always the fourth Sunday in March, when maple syrup producers all over the state open their doors to the public,...
April 7th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY | Read More

New River Gorge, West Virginia

New River Gorge, West Virginia
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. ON OUR WAY from Youngstown, Ohio to Asheville, North Carolina, we took a scenic route through Pennsylvania and West Virginia to glory in the early autumn leaves. We had one day to get to NC, so no time for side trips. But the New River Gorge...
October 8th, 2010 | USA MAINLAND, Conservation, ROAD TRIPS | Read More

Kidney Donor Beach Vacation

Kidney Donor Beach Vacation
By Milli Thornton with George & Lisa White Photos Courtesy George & Lisa White MOST OF US typically don’t associate surgery with vacations. As for donating a kidney? Yikes! Who wants to go first? And yet, in this incredible story, there were definitely some classic post card moments. George...
August 1st, 2010 | VIDEOS, USA MAINLAND, HEALTH, Beaches, Philanthropy | Read More

A Sakhalin Road Trip

A Sakhalin Road Trip
By guest blogger Brian R. Williams Photos Copyright © 2005 Brian Williams SEEKING ADVENTURE and income in the Spring of 2005, I took on a job as construction manager on the remote island of Sakhalin, Russia, situated less than fifty miles north of Japan. I never knew this place existed, but it was to...
July 26th, 2010 | GUEST BLOGGERS, ROAD TRIPS, RUSSIA | Read More

Balm Beach Sunset

Balm Beach Sunset
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © 2010 Brian Williams & Milli Thornton IT WAS OUR last night of a fabulous B&B getaway on Georgian Bay (Ontario, Canada). We wanted a low-key, low-budget way to round off our 4th of July long weekend trip, so we asked our Beacon Shore B&B hosts...
July 25th, 2010 | Beaches, ONTARIO, TRAVEL BUMMERS | Read More

The Chifley Home, Bathurst, Australia

The Chifley Home, Bathurst, Australia
Story by guest blogger Al McCartan. Photos Copyright © Al McCartan. Bathurst is in New South Wales (NSW), about two-and-a-half hour’s drive west of Sydney. Of the six states and two territories, NSW is Australia’s most populous state. YOU’VE DONE THE Blue Mountains tour and it’s now...
July 22nd, 2010 | GUEST BLOGGERS, AUSTRALIA, Historic/Museums | Read More

Big Chute!

Big Chute!
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams & Milli Thornton. BRIAN IS ALWAYS reading boating magazines and dreaming of cruising the pleasure-boat waterways of the world. He’d love to do the San Juan Islands in a Nordhavn 62-footer (around $2 million pre-loved, including VIP...
July 17th, 2010 | Conservation, Critters & Wildlife, Boating, ONTARIO | Read More