Archive for the ‘GUEST BLOGGERS’ Category

Snared by the Charms of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Snared by the Charms of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
By guest blogger Patti Larsen. Photos Copyright © Patti Larsen WELCOME TO MY garden home on the East Coast of Canada! Charlottetown is the capital of the smallest province, Prince Edward Island, cradled between the Northumberland Strait and the Atlantic Ocean, just north of Maine. Character actor –...
August 18th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, CANADA, ISLANDS | Read More

Biltmore Estate, North Carolina

Biltmore Estate, North Carolina
Story by guest blogger Ann McElfresh. Photos Copyright © Ann McElfresh. During our cross-country trip, my husband and I had the pleasure of stopping at Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. The Biltmore is an amazing piece of architecture and a model of planning; a true testament to American...
August 13th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, Historic/Museums | Read More

Tatapouri, New Zealand

Tatapouri, New Zealand
Story by guest blogger JM Merchant. Photos Copyright © Joanna Abram. TATAPOURI CAN BE found on the eastern cape of New Zealand’s North Island. Despite its proximity to the city of Gisbourne (the nation’s surfing capital), Tatapouri is gloriously quiet and secluded. It may be set on one of the country’s...
August 3rd, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, SERIES, ROAD TRIPS, NEW ZEALAND | Read More

Summer Vacations at My Grandma’s House, Poland, Ohio

Summer Vacations at My Grandma’s House, Poland, Ohio
Story by guest blogger Julia Munroe Martin. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton and Julia Munroe Martin. Preface from Milli: My guest blogger today, Julia Munroe Martin, is an online friend. I first read this story on her writing blog, wordsxo, exactly one week ago. Not only was I enchanted with her story,...
July 23rd, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, Historic/Museums, MEMORIES | Read More

Taj Mahal: Emperor’s Symbol of Eternal Love for His Wife

Taj Mahal: Emperor’s Symbol of Eternal Love for His Wife
Story by guest blogger Akshat Choudhary. Photo Copyright © Akshat Choudhary. ENAMORED AND ENCHANTED by one of the most popular tourist destinations of India since I was a kid, it did not take much convincing to get off a couple of stations early on an impulse to finally experience the Taj Mahal. Taj...
July 13th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, Historic/Museums, INDIA | Read More

Review: Chico the Boat Dog Tests Critter’s Inflatable Life Jacket

Review: Chico the Boat Dog Tests Critter’s Inflatable Life Jacket
Review by guest writer Vicki Lathom. Photos & video Copyright © Vicki Lathom. WHO WOULD HAVE thought that my article on Chico the Boat Dog would take on a life of its own? Not only did I get blog comments and Facebook feedback on the story, but I also got a request from the creator of an inflatable...
July 9th, 2011 | VIDEOS, GUEST BLOGGERS, SERIES, Critters & Wildlife, Reviews | Read More

Oklahoma City . . . from a Foodie’s Perspective

Oklahoma City . . . from a Foodie’s Perspective
Story by guest blogger Ann McElfresh. Photos Copyright © Ann McElfresh. My husband and I were lucky enough to take a criss-cross-country pleasure trip. One of the first stops we made was, oddly enough, Oklahoma City. I say “oddly” because it’s not exactly a tourist mecca. Well, it should be! What...
July 6th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, DINING, OUR FOODIE | Read More