Articles By: Milli Thornton

SITE OWNER Milli Thornton started Milliver’s Travels in 2009. With her fun and encouraging style, she manages a staff of 10+ and also welcomes guest bloggers who follow the guidelines for submission. Milli is the author of 'Fear of Writing: putting the fun back into writing.' Read more about her writing career and travel exploits by visiting 'About Milli' here at Milliver's Travels or her author website, millithornton.com

Scenic Treasures: Sitka, Alaska

Scenic Treasures: Sitka, Alaska
By guest blogger George Angus Sitka & Mount Edgecumbe photos Copyright © Jerry Snelling AS YOUR ALASKA AIRLINES jet gently banks you catch a glimpse of Mount Edgecumbe, Fuji-like in its appearance. Your descent takes you closer and closer to an ocean that is as deep a blue as you have ever seen....
July 27th, 2009 | GUEST BLOGGERS, ALASKA | Read More

Kissing the Lucky Frog

Kissing the Lucky Frog
AUSPICIOUS GOOD FORTUNE is how they might say it in feng shui. I intend for this blog to be a lucky magnet for fun experiences, making new friends and cutting my teeth on some free-wheelin’ travel writing as I gain the skills needed to become a published travel writer. Kissing the lucky frog seems...
July 18th, 2009 | Feng Shui | Read More

Amarula: One Jazzy Beverage

Amarula: One Jazzy Beverage
AS ONE WOULD expect, the Montréal Jazz Festival is held largely outdoors. The festival layout includes stages for the performers, food and beverage stalls, sports cars on display, an alfresco restaurant serving mainly wine and appetizers and a playground for the kids. Stalls devoted to related fun...
July 11th, 2009 | COFFEE, EXOTIC BEVERAGES, MUSIC, QUEBEC | Read More

Chinatown in Montréal

Chinatown in Montréal
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. CHINATOWN IN MONTRÉAL is a bustling slice of street life. From the happenin’ waterfront, terrace restaurants and cobblestone streets of old Montréal we progressed to Chinatown on foot. The narrow street that turns the corner at Chinatown’s...
July 10th, 2009 | VIDEOS, HEALTH, QUEBEC, STREET LIFE | Read More

Collective Soul at the House of Blues, Cleveland

Collective Soul at the House of Blues, Cleveland
TODAY’S THE DAY Collective Soul’s playing at the House of Blues in Cleveland. Sadly, this will have to be included on my list of travel bummers. Not that we’d have to travel far: Cleveland’s only an hour from us here in Youngstown, Ohio. It’s just that I badly wanted to see that show!...
June 22nd, 2009 | VIDEOS, MUSIC, TRAVEL BUMMERS | Read More

Niagara Falls from the Canadian Side

Niagara Falls from the Canadian Side
Reviewed by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams Maid of the Mist, Niagara Falls MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND was fast approaching. Living in a new city—no family here, no circle of friends yet—meant it was shaping up to be a boring, lonesome weekend if we didn’t think fast. That’s when...
June 20th, 2009 | Water, ONTARIO | Read More

Bonnybank B&B, Twenty Valley, Ontario

Bonnybank B&B, Twenty Valley, Ontario
Story by Milli Thornton. photos Copyright © 2009 Milli Thornton & Brian Williams, except for the photo of Carla & Cedar which is courtesy of Carla Carlson. Bonnybank Bed & BreakfastBONNYBANK BED & BREAKFAST is a gem set in the vineyards of the Twenty Valley, about twenty minutes from...
June 19th, 2009 | BED & BREAKFAST, ONTARIO | Read More