Archive for the ‘DESTINATIONS’ Category

From Church to Mosque to Museum: A Visit to the Hagia Sophia

From Church to Mosque to Museum:  A Visit to the Hagia Sophia
By staff writer Cathie Nichols. Photos Copyright © Cathie Nichols. “How did you end up in Turkey?” you might ask. Turkey was never on my short list (or even the long list) of places I wanted to visit before I die. It all began one day last September when my daughter brought a flyer home...
August 24th, 2012 | EURASIA, Historic/Museums, STAFF | Read More

Doing Spain as an Introvert

Doing Spain as an Introvert
By staff writer Cathie Nichols. Photos Copyright © Cathie Nichols. TO SAY THAT I was shy growing up is an understatement.  I rarely spoke and I never wanted anyone’s attention so I did nothing to draw it to myself.  I wore a uniform of turtlenecks, baggy pants, and quiet sweaters.  However, in...
August 17th, 2012 | EUROPE, HOSTELS, MEMORIES, STAFF | Read More

Paris, Texas: The City of Ghost Sightings

Paris, Texas: The City of Ghost Sightings
Story by guest blogger Teresa Davis. Photos Copyright © Teresa Davis. IT’S MY PLEASURE today to take you on a wonderful day trip to Paris, Texas, located about 98 miles northeast of Dallas. As you get close to Paris, you will notice not only the rolling hills but also the fields of cotton. Hay...
August 10th, 2012 | GUEST BLOGGERS, Interesting Towns, QUIRKY PLACES, USA MAINLAND | Read More

Climb Kilimanjaro for Kids: One Man’s Inspiring Tale

Climb Kilimanjaro for Kids: One Man’s Inspiring Tale
Story by guest blogger James Barnett. Photos Copyright © James Barnett. TANZANIA IS A beautiful African country with a diverse tribal population speaking 128 languages. Mount Kilimanjaro towers above the opulent safari kingdom as the world’s largest free-standing mountain. One summer ago I embarked...
July 24th, 2012 | AFRICA, GUEST BLOGGERS, Philanthropy, Scenic Wonders, WALKING/HIKING | Read More

A Milliver’s Travels Historic Moment: First-Ever Staff Meetup!

A Milliver’s Travels Historic Moment: First-Ever Staff Meetup!
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Ann McElfresh. Feature photo by Milli. STAFF WRITERS who blog for Milliver’s Travels live in Canada, Romania, the UK, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Florida and California. Needless to say, we are a virtual community. We know one another from Twitter...
July 13th, 2012 | DINING, MEMORIES, OUR FOODIE, STAFF, USA MAINLAND | Read More

9 Travel Questions I Wish I’d Been Asked: Sicilia

9 Travel Questions I Wish I’d Been Asked: Sicilia
By staff writer Estrella Azul. Photos Copyright © Estrella Azul. RIGHT AFTER SHE published it in September 2011, I read Gretchen Rubin’s blog post, 9 Questions To Ask About Someone’s Big, Life-Changing Trip. It made me think long and hard about my traveling thus far, and how I never really...
July 10th, 2012 | EUROPE, MEMORIES, STAFF | Read More

The Goldfish Bowl: Jump Out and Live a Little!

The Goldfish Bowl: Jump Out and Live a Little!
By guest blogger Julian Easterly. Photos Copyright © Julian Easterly. Le Bookshop photos courtesy Dario Viallet. I HAPPEN TO LIVE, by chance, in Montpellier, France. Needless to say, that is amazing in itself. But baguettes, cheese and wine aside, nothing surprises like hearing two sixty-something...
June 12th, 2012 | CHARACTERS, EUROPE, GUEST BLOGGERS | Read More