Archive for the ‘DESTINATIONS’ Category

Confessions of a Disneyophile: Cast Members

Confessions of a Disneyophile: Cast Members
Series by staff writer Betsy Villanella. Photos Copyright © Betsy Villanella. ONE OF MY favorite things about Walt Disney World is meeting the many Cast Members that work all around the world. Disney refers to all their employees as Cast Members, or CMs for short. Almost every Cast Member we’ve encountered...
September 9th, 2011 | STAFF, SERIES, USA MAINLAND, Theme Parks | Read More

Becoming Location Independent: Arranging the Essentials

Becoming Location Independent: Arranging the Essentials
By guest blogger Lisa Carter. Photos Copyright © Jon Lee. This is Part II in a series on becoming location independent. In Part I, Lisa shared the process of deciding when, where and how to start the experiment. WHEN JON AND I could no longer sort through the myriad decisions required to take our freelance...
September 7th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, SERIES, COSTA RICA, LOCATION INDEPENDENT | Read More

The Citadel in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

The Citadel in Cluj-Napoca, Romania
By staff writer Estrella Azul. Photos Copyright © Estrella Azul. IF YOU’VE READ my previous travel articles here on Milliver’s Travels, you know for a fact that I love walking. That is why one afternoon a few weeks ago, I decided to go for a walk. But not how I’ve decided and never...
August 31st, 2011 | STAFF, EUROPE, Historic/Museums | Read More

Le Petit Dejeuner: Funky Cafe in Vibrant Downtown Toronto

Le Petit Dejeuner: Funky Cafe in Vibrant Downtown Toronto
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Lisa Carter. LE PETIT DEJEUNER on East King Street, Toronto, in the Canadian province of Ontario, is exactly the kind of funky café I love to stumble across whenever I’m the new kid in town. Not only for the food and coffee but for strategic location,...
August 29th, 2011 | STAFF, DINING, COFFEE, ONTARIO | Read More

Arcata, California: Marching to the Beat of Its Own Drum

Arcata, California: Marching to the Beat of Its Own Drum
Story by staff writer Judy Clement Wall. Photos Copyright © Judy Clement Wall. I’VE BEEN PUZZLING over what to say about Arcata, California, which is where I’ve stayed both times I visited Humboldt County, about 300 miles north of San Francisco. I could call it a university town and that would...
August 26th, 2011 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND, Interesting Towns, QUIRKY PLACES | Read More

Seaside Weekend on The Southbank, London

Seaside Weekend on The Southbank, London
Story by guest blogger JM Merchant. Photos Copyright © Joanna Abram except where captioned otherwise. Feature photo courtesy of John Abram. MY AUNT AND UNCLE have lived in Southend-On-Sea in Essex all my life. As a result, a significant portion of my childhood, and indeed plenty of my adulthood, has...
August 24th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, MUSIC, SHOWS/FESTIVALS/HOLIDAYS, THE UK | Read More

Becoming Location Independent: Decisions, Decisions

Becoming Location Independent: Decisions, Decisions
By guest blogger Lisa Carter. Photos Copyright © Lisa Carter. LAST JANUARY, my partner Jon and I were just back from a five-week trip, and my feet were already itchy. But not for a vacation. This time, I was ready to put our talk of becoming location independent into practice. We had long wanted to...
August 21st, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, SERIES, COSTA RICA, LOCATION INDEPENDENT | Read More