Archive for the ‘STAFF’ Category

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

Hiking Trails of Humboldt, California

Hiking Trails of Humboldt, California
Story by staff writer Judy Clement Wall. Photos Copyright © Judy Clement Wall. WHENEVER I VISIT Humboldt, California, almost 275 miles north of San Francisco, I think this: Do people who live here walk around constantly stunned by the beauty that surrounds them? When they’re stressed, do they simply...
August 10th, 2011 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND, WALKING/HIKING | Read More

Confessions of a Disneyophile: Resort Stays, Codes, and Other Useful Park Tips

Confessions of a Disneyophile: Resort Stays, Codes, and Other Useful Park Tips
Series by staff writer Betsy Villanella. Photos Copyright © Betsy Villanella. Feature photo (see right): Wilderness Lodge, A WDW deluxe resort OUR FIRST TRIP to Walt Disney World was in 1996. Mike and I didn’t know about reduced rates on accommodations so we paid what they call rack rate, which basically...
August 6th, 2011 | STAFF, SERIES, Theme Parks | Read More

Lake Lure, North Carolina

Lake Lure, North Carolina
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. WHILE VISITING HENDERSONVILLE, south of Asheville, North Carolina, we naturally wanted to climb the famous Chimney Rock. Well, you can’t stand on top of Chimney Rock without noticing Lake Lure. And once you see it from above in all its...
July 30th, 2011 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND, Beaches, Water | Read More

My Three Most Favorite Attractions in Paris

My Three Most Favorite Attractions in Paris
By staff writer Estrella Azul. Photos Copyright © Estrella Azul. In my previous article for Milliver’s Travels I covered walking through Paris. Some of my most marvelous memories are walking through secret found places, and the streets I recognized after walking down them even only once the previous...
July 26th, 2011 | STAFF, SERIES, EUROPE, Historic/Museums | Read More

Blossoms Cafe, Mansfield, Ohio

Blossoms Cafe, Mansfield, Ohio
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton. MY FIRST MISSION when planning a day trip to Mansfield, Ohio was to find an interesting place to meet my brother for coffee. Good coffee and atmosphere were the big priorities. With my brother being a retired employee of a coffee company, I...
July 20th, 2011 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND, COFFEE | Read More

Confessions of a Disneyophile: How I Got Hooked

Confessions of a Disneyophile: How I Got Hooked
Series by staff writer Betsy Villanella. Photos Copyright © Betsy Villanella. I HAVE LOVED all things Disney since before I can remember. I wanted to be Annette Funicello from The Mickey Mouse Club. When I got a bit older, it was Haley Mills from the movies on The Wonderful World of Disney: the original...
July 16th, 2011 | STAFF, SERIES, Theme Parks | Read More