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Snared by the Charms of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Snared by the Charms of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
By guest blogger Patti Larsen. Photos Copyright © Patti Larsen WELCOME TO MY garden home on the East Coast of Canada! Charlottetown is the capital of the smallest province, Prince Edward Island, cradled between the Northumberland Strait and the Atlantic Ocean, just north of Maine. Character actor –...
August 18th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, CANADA, ISLANDS | Read More

Biltmore Estate, North Carolina

Biltmore Estate, North Carolina
Story by guest blogger Ann McElfresh. Photos Copyright © Ann McElfresh. During our cross-country trip, my husband and I had the pleasure of stopping at Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. The Biltmore is an amazing piece of architecture and a model of planning; a true testament to American...
August 13th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, Historic/Museums | Read More

Hiking Trails of Humboldt, California

Hiking Trails of Humboldt, California
Story by staff writer Judy Clement Wall. Photos Copyright © Judy Clement Wall. WHENEVER I VISIT Humboldt, California, almost 275 miles north of San Francisco, I think this: Do people who live here walk around constantly stunned by the beauty that surrounds them? When they’re stressed, do they simply...
August 10th, 2011 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND, WALKING/HIKING | Read More

Confessions of a Disneyophile: Resort Stays, Codes, and Other Useful Park Tips

Confessions of a Disneyophile: Resort Stays, Codes, and Other Useful Park Tips
Series by staff writer Betsy Villanella. Photos Copyright © Betsy Villanella. Feature photo (see right): Wilderness Lodge, A WDW deluxe resort OUR FIRST TRIP to Walt Disney World was in 1996. Mike and I didn’t know about reduced rates on accommodations so we paid what they call rack rate, which basically...
August 6th, 2011 | STAFF, SERIES, Theme Parks | Read More

Tatapouri, New Zealand

Tatapouri, New Zealand
Story by guest blogger JM Merchant. Photos Copyright © Joanna Abram. TATAPOURI CAN BE found on the eastern cape of New Zealand’s North Island. Despite its proximity to the city of Gisbourne (the nation’s surfing capital), Tatapouri is gloriously quiet and secluded. It may be set on one of the country’s...
August 3rd, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, SERIES, ROAD TRIPS, NEW ZEALAND | Read More

Lake Lure, North Carolina

Lake Lure, North Carolina
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. WHILE VISITING HENDERSONVILLE, south of Asheville, North Carolina, we naturally wanted to climb the famous Chimney Rock. Well, you can’t stand on top of Chimney Rock without noticing Lake Lure. And once you see it from above in all its...
July 30th, 2011 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND, Beaches, Water | Read More

My Three Most Favorite Attractions in Paris

My Three Most Favorite Attractions in Paris
By staff writer Estrella Azul. Photos Copyright © Estrella Azul. In my previous article for Milliver’s Travels I covered walking through Paris. Some of my most marvelous memories are walking through secret found places, and the streets I recognized after walking down them even only once the previous...
July 26th, 2011 | STAFF, SERIES, EUROPE, Historic/Museums | Read More