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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 | DINING, BED & BREAKFAST, 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 | GUEST BLOGGERS, ASIA, 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 | GUEST BLOGGERS, EUROPE, MUSIC, SHOWS/FESTIVALS/HOLIDAYS, STREET LIFE | Read More

Think Globally, Travel Locally

Think Globally, Travel Locally
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton. Feature image courtesy Chris Cole of Peaberry’s Café. WHEN WE SAY travel, we tend to think of world travel—or at least going to another county or state. But most of us travel every day without giving it much thought. Sure, we might...
August 6th, 2009 | VIDEOS, STAYCATIONS, COFFEE, HEALTH, Conservation, Philanthropy | Read More

Quickie Tip for Putting Your Mail on Hold

Quickie Tip for Putting Your Mail on Hold
Story by Milli Thornton. Photo Copyright © Milli Thornton. EVERYONE KNOWS BURGLERS will target a house with uncollected mail bulging from the mailbox. And by now we should all know the dangers of identity theft should our mail be stolen. But what if we don’t have kindly neighbors to take care...
August 4th, 2009 | TRAVEL PREP | 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, USA MAINLAND, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY, OUTDOORS EATING | Read More