Archive for the ‘GUEST BLOGGERS’ Category

The Chifley Home, Bathurst, Australia

The Chifley Home, Bathurst, Australia
Story by guest blogger Al McCartan. Photos Copyright © Al McCartan. Bathurst is in New South Wales (NSW), about two-and-a-half hour’s drive west of Sydney. Of the six states and two territories, NSW is Australia’s most populous state. YOU’VE DONE THE Blue Mountains tour and it’s now...
July 22nd, 2010 | AUSTRALIA, GUEST BLOGGERS, Historic/Museums | Read More

Gallivanting in Halifax

Gallivanting in Halifax
By guest blogger Roona All photos copyright © Roona 2009 THANKS TO THE United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, in the summer of 2009 I took a solitary trip to Nova Scotia. After renewing my work visa in the country, I had to go to a consulate outside the country to get it stamped in my...
July 7th, 2010 | GUEST BLOGGERS, Lighthouses, NOVA SCOTIA | Read More

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 | ASIA, GUEST BLOGGERS, 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 | EUROPE, GUEST BLOGGERS, MUSIC, SHOWS/FESTIVALS/HOLIDAYS, STREET LIFE | 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, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY, OUTDOORS EATING, USA MAINLAND | 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 | ALASKA, GUEST BLOGGERS | Read More