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You can fall in love with Taormina in less than a day

You can fall in love with Taormina in less than a day
By guest blogger Estrella Azul. Photos Copyright © Estrella Azul. Last November I had the wonderful opportunity of visiting Sicily with a friend. We were there for a week and traveled to quite a few places in North and East Sicily, including Siracusa, Catania, Taormina, Cefalu, Palermo, Monreale, Ragalna,...
May 11th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, EUROPE, Interesting Towns | Read More

Review – Instant Immersion: French Deluxe

Review – Instant Immersion: French Deluxe
Reviewed by Milli Thornton WE WERE OFF to Québec for the Montréal Jazz Festival and I wanted to learn some French. I knew I didn’t have time to become fluent in the language, but I was hoping to at least learn some small talk: how to ask directions, order off the menu and exchange pleasantries...
May 7th, 2011 | DEALS, STAFF, LANGUAGES, Reviews | Read More

Feeding the Soul Foundation

Feeding the Soul Foundation
Story by guest blogger Michelle Jones. Photos Copyright © Michelle Jones. Feature Photo: Artwork from local schoolkids expressing the Feed Your Soul message. SO MUCH OF what I love in this life—music, food, art, yoga, community, social consciousness and people who are just on a higher plane—miraculously...
May 4th, 2011 | VIDEOS, GUEST BLOGGERS, Spirituality, MUSIC, Philanthropy | Read More

Parakeet Café, Katoomba

Parakeet Café, Katoomba
Story by Milli Thornton. Photo Copyright © Milli Thornton. KATOOMBA IS a two-hour train ride from Sydney airport. You don’t have to go by train, but that’s my favorite way—and that’s how I got to Katoomba last time I was there, in 2002, when I did a writer’s retreat at Varuna...
April 18th, 2011 | STAFF, AUSTRALIA, COFFEE | Read More

Serene Gardens on Georgian Bay

Serene Gardens on Georgian Bay
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton & Jacquie Black. SPRING IS TRYING to sprung around here, so I decided to do an “auspicious good fortune” (as they say in feng shui) abundance-of-nature story to bring good luck and speedy improvement. The garden at Beacon Shore on Georgian...
April 15th, 2011 | Feng Shui, GARDENS & PARKS, ONTARIO | Read More

The French Quarter: Alive & Kickin’

The French Quarter: Alive & Kickin’
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos © Brian Williams & Milli Thornton. WE TOOK THIS trip in 2007, but I couldn’t bear to leave these pictures in a dusty dungeon. New Orleans is something that simply MUST be shared. We visited NOLA two years after Katrina. Had we not known about the hurricane,...
April 13th, 2011 | USA MAINLAND, STREET LIFE | Read More

Maple Syruping in Maine

Maple Syruping in Maine
Story by guest blogger Julia Munroe Martin. Photos Copyright © Julia Munroe Martin. EVER SINCE we moved to Maine, we’ve been meaning to attend “Maine Maple Sunday.” That’s the day, always the fourth Sunday in March, when maple syrup producers all over the state open their doors to the public,...
April 7th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY | Read More