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Behind the Scenes of Cloak with Author James Gough

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I just can't wait any more. I HAVE to share this with you! Last month, I read THE best YA book I've ever read. The book, Cloak, is about enchants, travel, the magic of life, eating (Spam, or bugs, or...), friends, growing, learning, BEING.

Postcard from Tarragona, Spain

by adriscoll / Jan 12, 2012 /
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These photos were taken in Tarragona, Spain. This is a traditional “castell” that is built at festivals in Spain. It’s basically a human pyramid on steroids.

A Taste of Vienna’s Christkindlmarkt

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Cloves. Citrus. Almonds. Hazelnuts. A hint of cinnamon. Those smells seem to come back to me every time I think of the Vienna Christkindlmarkt (literally translated, “Christ child market”).

Skiing isn't just for humans

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For many, winter is synonymous with ski season. The good news for ski buffs who travel with their pets is that hundreds of resorts and lodges throughout the United States and Canada are very pet friendly.

 

Shopping for pashmina in Kathmandu

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If you're going to Kathmandu, plan to buy pashminas. Here's what you need to know.

 

Postcard from Volcanoes National Park, Big Island Hawaii

by SHERRY OTT / Nov 29, 2011 /
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Postcard from Volcanoes National Park, Big Island Hawaii

5 Must Have Items for Holiday Travel with Your Pet

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If you think holiday travel is stressful, try adding a yowling cat or heavy panting dog to the mix. Whether you are driving over the river and through the woods or leaving on a jet plane with your beloved furry child, these five items can make the trip easier for everyone involved.

 

Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around The World on display

by Lexa Pennington / Nov 13, 2011 /
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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, one of the nation’s most significant sculpture and botanic experiences, is proud to host the 17th annual “Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World” exhibition on display November through January. The exhibition highlights more than 40 international holiday trees and displays. 

8 Great Movies set in Venice

by Asako Maruoka / Nov 10, 2011 /
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One of the best ways to learn about a place (or to fuel your wanderlust) is to watch movies set there! And what better place to film than eternally photogenic Venice?

Road Trip 101: Ice Cream in Ohio

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Nov 06, 2011 /
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While driving, it's always good to stop and stretch. Now, if this stopping and stretching involves food, so much the better. On our last drive on I75 in Ohio, we stopped in the town of Findlay - we'd heard about a fantastic homemade ice cream and chocolates store. What's not to love?

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