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

Considering a career break? Here’s the scoop.

Considering a career break? Here’s the scoop.
Reprinted with permission from BootsnAll. Graphic used with permission. HOW MANY TIMES have you thought “I could get used to this” while mid-vacation? Every time? Yeah, us too. If you currently have a case of the cubicle blues, you might want to consider a career break. What is a career break?...
October 5th, 2011 | DEALS, TIPS&SECRETS | Read More

Funky Signs: Our Church is Like…

Funky Signs: Our Church is Like…
From guest contributor Leah of Leah Travels. Photo Copyright © Leah. This photo was taken in or near Lake Charles, Louisiana by ardent traveler Leah during her current road trip. That same day, she tweeted: Famous trees of Oak Valley Plantation, and Nottoway Plantation . . . the Old South harkens. #Louisiana...
September 26th, 2011 | FUNKY SIGNS | Read More

Fall Harvest Festival, White House Fruit Farm, Canfield, Ohio

Fall Harvest Festival, White House Fruit Farm, Canfield, Ohio
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton. LAST SATURDAY my friend Joanne invited me to a harvest festival and craft show in nearby Canfield, Ohio. Friday the temperature had dropped to a chilly 59 degrees, but Saturday dawned sunny and warm. Perfect weather for a colorful fall event....
September 23rd, 2011 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY | Read More

There’s a Passport with Your Name on It

There’s a Passport with Your Name on It
Story by Milli Thornton. Photo Copyright © Milli Thornton. Today, Saturday, September 17 is Passport Day in the USA 2011. How wonderful that there’s a day not only to commemorate it but also to expedite the process for people who’ve been meaning to get around to it. I’ve had a passport...
September 17th, 2011 | STAFF, TRAVEL PREP | Read More

In the Footsteps of Anthony Bourdain: J’s Oyster, Portland, Maine

In the Footsteps of Anthony Bourdain: J’s Oyster, Portland, Maine
Story by Milli Thornton & Brian Williams. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. MY HUSBAND BRIAN called from South Portland, Maine and said he’d just been to the Bug Light. I thought he said “Bud Light,” so I shrieked “WHA?!” Knowing how much he hates Bud Light (he’s more of a...
September 16th, 2011 | VIDEOS, STAFF, USA MAINLAND, DINING, Lighthouses | Read More

Funky Signs: Mr. Bacon in Jail Alley

Funky Signs: Mr. Bacon in Jail Alley
Photos Copyright © Patrick Ross. Captions by Patrick Ross. My friend Patrick Ross from The Artist’s Road blog recently returned from a family vacation in central and western Virginia. Throughout the trip his travel companion, Mr. Bacon, seized every opportunity to upstage the local signage. Feature...
September 2nd, 2011 | FUNKY SIGNS | Read More

Le Petit Dejeuner: Funky Cafe in Vibrant Downtown Toronto

Le Petit Dejeuner: Funky Cafe in Vibrant Downtown Toronto
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Lisa Carter. LE PETIT DEJEUNER on East King Street, Toronto, in the Canadian province of Ontario, is exactly the kind of funky café I love to stumble across whenever I’m the new kid in town. Not only for the food and coffee but for strategic location,...
August 29th, 2011 | STAFF, DINING, COFFEE, ONTARIO | Read More