1st Int'l Conference on Language Documentation/Conservation

by Lexa Pennington / Jan 23, 2009 /
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The 1st International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC)  will be held at the Hawaii Imin International Conference Center, on the east side of the University of Hawai‘i a

A Stellar Vacation

by Betty Jo Riggs / Jan 23, 2009 /
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Robert Burns' 250th - Scotland Celebrates!

by Lexa Pennington / Jan 21, 2009 /
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From one of my favorite travel sites this year, 

Sunrise over Shinjuku

by hartrick / Jan 20, 2009 /




Book Review: The Newcomer's Handbook to Washington, DC

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I am very excited to share today's Book Review of the Week - the Newcomer's Handbook® for Moving to and Living in Washington DC, 4th Edition - from our newest Travel Guides Partner, Newcomer's Handbooks.  The Newcomer's Handbooks are incredibly detailed guides to truly learning a city - and preparing to move there! There are in-depth looks at neighborhoods, resources, cultural life, and more - and we know that this month, there is at least one new family moving to Washington, DC! 


Harold Garde. Painting. 50 years.

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Artist Harold Garde, a legend of the American abstract expressionist
movement, celebrates his 85th birthday having recently had a work added

Fundacion Arte del Mundo

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"In a small country, in a small town near the middle of the world surrounded by volcanoes and a landscape of spectacular beauty, a small group of people are working to create and grow a center of art, literature and theater for the community where they live and work."


Baked Chickpeas - Revithia Sto Fourno

by greekfood / Jan 19, 2009 /

Like many of the traditional ingredients of the Greek diet the chickpea has a mythological origin ascribed to it.

Food Festivals and Gourmet Events in South Carolina (and Around the World)

by Hugging The Coast / Jan 17, 2009 /
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Known for its food, natural beauty, climate, and historical charm, approximately 30 million visitors from all over the world co

Hidden Treasures: Late Night Thoughts at The Coffee Bean

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It is 12:40 a.m. as I sit at a Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf in Kuala Lumpur.