Archive for the ‘DESTINATIONS’ Category

Laos and the Maternity Waiting Homes Project

Laos and the Maternity Waiting Homes Project
Story by guest blogger Debra Woods. Photos Copyright © Debra Woods. Hmong mother with baby I had the good fortune during 2007 & ‘08 to work on a project in three southern Lao provinces, the poorest in the country—Attapeu, Saravan and Sekong. Our project’s main aim was to reduce the maternal...
February 28th, 2010 | GUEST BLOGGERS, ASIA, Philanthropy | Read More

Vienna’s Open Air Cinema

Vienna’s Open Air Cinema
Story by guest blogger Tatiana Lensky. Photos Copyright © Tatiana Lensky. Vienna, AustriaIT’S LATE AUGUST and a sweltering hot, late afternoon in Vienna. Austria. You know, Sound of Music, Mozart and such . . . that’s where I’m currently living. And, yes, summer days here can remind...
September 1st, 2009 | GUEST BLOGGERS, EUROPE, MUSIC, SHOWS/FESTIVALS/HOLIDAYS, STREET LIFE | Read More

Think Globally, Travel Locally

Think Globally, Travel Locally
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton. Feature image courtesy Chris Cole of Peaberry’s Café. WHEN WE SAY travel, we tend to think of world travel—or at least going to another county or state. But most of us travel every day without giving it much thought. Sure, we might...
August 6th, 2009 | VIDEOS, STAYCATIONS, COFFEE, HEALTH, Conservation, Philanthropy | Read More

Picking Blueberries in Charleston, Tennessee

Picking Blueberries in Charleston, Tennessee
By guest blogger K.M. Weiland. Photos courtesy Amy Weiland. FOR THE RECORD, I hate blueberries. Here at home in western Nebraska, I avoid them like lizard avoids the cold spot on a rock. So when I am given the opportunity to go blueberry picking in eastern Tennessee, I expect to enjoy the picking but...
July 31st, 2009 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY, OUTDOORS EATING | Read More

Scenic Treasures: Sitka, Alaska

Scenic Treasures: Sitka, Alaska
By guest blogger George Angus Sitka & Mount Edgecumbe photos Copyright © Jerry Snelling AS YOUR ALASKA AIRLINES jet gently banks you catch a glimpse of Mount Edgecumbe, Fuji-like in its appearance. Your descent takes you closer and closer to an ocean that is as deep a blue as you have ever seen....
July 27th, 2009 | GUEST BLOGGERS, ALASKA | Read More

Amarula: One Jazzy Beverage

Amarula: One Jazzy Beverage
AS ONE WOULD expect, the Montréal Jazz Festival is held largely outdoors. The festival layout includes stages for the performers, food and beverage stalls, sports cars on display, an alfresco restaurant serving mainly wine and appetizers and a playground for the kids. Stalls devoted to related fun...
July 11th, 2009 | COFFEE, EXOTIC BEVERAGES, MUSIC, QUEBEC | Read More

Chinatown in Montréal

Chinatown in Montréal
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. CHINATOWN IN MONTRÉAL is a bustling slice of street life. From the happenin’ waterfront, terrace restaurants and cobblestone streets of old Montréal we progressed to Chinatown on foot. The narrow street that turns the corner at Chinatown’s...
July 10th, 2009 | VIDEOS, HEALTH, QUEBEC, STREET LIFE | Read More