Archive for the ‘USA MAINLAND’ Category

International Rose Test Garden, Portland, Oregon

International Rose Test Garden, Portland, Oregon
By staff writer Valeka Cruz. Photos Copyright © Valeka Cruz. I HAD HEARD from friends and family that the International Rose Test Garden was a beautiful place that I should visit during my recent trip to Portland, Oregon. The word beautiful doesn’t even begin to describe this haven. From the...
October 26th, 2012 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND, GARDENS & PARKS | Read More

The Chuckwagon Cafe, Moscow, Texas

The Chuckwagon Cafe, Moscow, Texas
Story by guest blogger Teresa Davis. Photos Copyright © Teresa Davis. IN THIS DAY and age of fast food and drive-thru, it’s nice to find a cafe where you can go in, sit and enjoy a really great meal. In Moscow, Texas—and “Yes, Virginia, there really is a Moscow, Texas”—there is such a...
October 5th, 2012 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND, OUTDOORS EATING, QUIRKY PLACES | Read More

The Resilience of Nature: Bastrop State Park, Texas

The Resilience of Nature: Bastrop State Park, Texas
By guest blogger Valeka Cruz. Photos Copyright © Valeka Cruz. Bastrop State Park and neighboring Buescher State Park are located 30 miles south of Austin, Texas and are home to the “Lost Pines,” an isolated region of loblolly pines (yes, we have pine trees in Texas!). In 1997, the park was given...
September 14th, 2012 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, Conservation, GARDENS & PARKS | Read More

Pickin’ and Grinnin’ in Mountain View, Arkansas

Pickin’ and Grinnin’ in Mountain View, Arkansas
Story by guest blogger Teresa Davis. Photos Copyright © Teresa Davis. IF YOU’VE NEVER been to the Ozarks, then let me take you there. About an hour Southwest from the state of Missouri sits a town called Mountain View, Arkansas. There is so much one can do in this quaint town, but the main reason...
September 7th, 2012 | VIDEOS, GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, MUSIC, STREET LIFE | 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, USA MAINLAND, Interesting Towns, QUIRKY PLACES | 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 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND, DINING, MEMORIES, OUR FOODIE | Read More

Garner State Park: Caves, Trails, Tubing – and Texas swing!

Garner State Park: Caves, Trails, Tubing – and Texas swing!
By guest blogger Valeka Cruz RECENTLY I HAD the absolute joy of visiting Garner State Park. I am very fortunate to have grown up near this gem of a Texas state park. I hadn’t visited it in years but it was just as beautiful as I remembered it being! It is one of the most heavily visited parks in...
June 8th, 2012 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, GARDENS & PARKS, CAMPING | Read More