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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

Travel Writer’s Notes

Travel Writer’s Notes
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams & Milli Thornton. THE FEATURE PHOTO, snapped by Brian as I wrote in our stylish and comfy room at Beacon Shore B&B, Ontario, seems to tell the entire story. I’m living the high life as a travel writer, taking trips whenever I...
June 29th, 2011 | STAFF, WRITING | Read More

Review: Swimming with Dolphins at Dolphin Discovery, Cozumel

Review: Swimming with Dolphins at Dolphin Discovery, Cozumel
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. THE FIRST THING I want you to know is that, with some caveats I’ll touch on in this story, I usually don’t agree with keeping dolphins penned up in captivity. But when I had a chance to swim with dolphins at Dolphin Discovery on...
June 22nd, 2011 | STAFF, Critters & Wildlife, ISLANDS, Reviews | Read More