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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

Espresso: The Art of the Perfect Breve

Espresso: The Art of the Perfect Breve
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton & Chris Cole HAD ANY GOOD lattes lately? If so, you may be ready for a new twist on the old routine: the breve. Breve translates from Italian as ‘brief’ or ‘short.’ What that has to do with this drink beats me! It should really...
July 18th, 2010 | COFFEE, VIDEOS | Read More

Big Chute!

Big Chute!
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams & Milli Thornton. BRIAN IS ALWAYS reading boating magazines and dreaming of cruising the pleasure-boat waterways of the world. He’d love to do the San Juan Islands in a Nordhavn 62-footer (around $2 million pre-loved, including VIP...
July 17th, 2010 | Boating, Conservation, Critters & Wildlife, ONTARIO | Read More

Review: Beacon Shore on Georgian Bay B&B, Midland, Ontario

Review: Beacon Shore on Georgian Bay B&B, Midland, Ontario
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © 2010 Brian Williams & Milli Thornton. The 1901 lighthouse on the front lawn, night shot WE ARE LUCKY to be within reasonable driving distance of this B&B because we can’t wait to go back. We’re not strangers to a good B&B. But this...
July 11th, 2010 | BED & BREAKFAST, DEALS, Lighthouses, ONTARIO, Reviews | Read More

Best Ever B&B Breakfast

Best Ever B&B Breakfast
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © 2010 Brian Williams & Milli Thornton. Travel writer’s note from Milli Thornton: I reviewed this B&B as a paying guest. BEACON SHORE ON GEORGIAN BAY BED & BREAKFAST is located in Midland, Ontario on the southeastern end of a stunning body...
July 10th, 2010 | BED & BREAKFAST, DINING, ONTARIO | 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