Archive | 2012
Fine food shops in Paris' Left Bank.

Fine Food Shops in Paris’ 7th Arrondissement

Paris: food mecca. Rive Gauche – the most fashionable place in Paris. Next time you are there, find these five fabulous food shops from the 7th Arrondissement. Le Comptoir des Saints Pères, formerly Michaud Le Comptoir des Saints Pères, formerly Michaud. A tiny Parisian cafe with a long history.  A favorite of Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald who […]

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What 2013 trending travel destination would you most like to visit?

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Croatian Ćevapčići – from Kantun in Split

The National Dish of the Balkans: Ćevapčići

From the U.S. to Ljubljana to Triglav National Park in Slovenia, south on the wine route and into Croatia, east to Bosnia through Mostar to Sarajevo … this is the road-trip-by-car route that would steer us to Sarajevo’s best local restaurant for Ćevapčići – the life-altering dish of the Balkan region that we would continue to seek daily during a month-long […]

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Filmmakers Zvone Seruga and Neja Garvas in West Papua

Journey Into Wild West Papua with Filmmakers Zvone Seruga and Neja Garvas

Every day of most of our lives is largely consumed by progress, technology, the constant drive for success. But somewhere—in a rugged place nestled within our “small world”—is tribal living at its most primitive. Few people have the guts, the means, or even a reason to seek this wonderful place—one of the most wild places […]

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Pair Boardwalk Empire’s Season Premier with Themed Cocktail: “The Nucky”

Are you looking forward to tonight’s season premier of Boardwalk Empire on HBO?  Same, same, us too.  So to celebrate, we are getting into character with Rye whiskey – considered to be the original American spirit (George Washington’s distillery made it). Rye is the main ingredient in widely beloved Manhattan and Old Fashioned classic cocktails. […]

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Film still from Samsara

From the Filmmakers Who Brought us Baraka: “Samsara”

SAMSARA Theatrical Trailer: If you watched this trailer or liked this post, than you are probably a fan of great travel films… click here for 55 of the best movies about travel and adventure of all time!

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2012 National Hispanic Heritage Month Kicks Off Tomorrow

The Theme for 2012 : Many Backgrounds, Many Stories…One American Spirit Every year, from September 15 to October 15, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month through celebration of the culture and contributions brought to America by their Spanish, Mexican, the Caribbean and Central and South American ancestors. This event began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage […]

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September is National Preparedness Month!

…but preparedness is not something we should focus on just one month out of the year. Taking action before an emergency strikes is critical. Visit to learn how you can be prepared in a sticky situation. Have a wonderful day!

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UROS Floating Islands, Lake Titicaca, Peru

I was preparing to choose a day trip with my guide in the Lake Titicaca region of Peru. There were five options placed before me, and one specifically looked fascinating … it also happened to be the trip that the guide urged me to take.  At the end of a day visiting a community living on […]

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