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Stuttgart on a Short Trip

by AndreaMeyers / Jun 17, 2009 /
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When many travelers think of Germany, they think of Berlin and Munich or the Rhine wine country, but there are other wonderful cities and states to visit, and Stuttgart and the state of Baden-Württemberg should be on the list. It is on the border of the Black Forest (Schwarzwald) region and is a business center for the auto industry and the U.S. military. There is plenty to see in the Stuttgart area and it’s an easy city to travel in and out of to see other parts of Baden-Württemberg. Here are some notes from my recent trip to the area.

The Science Museum of Minnesota

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On our recent trip to the Twin Cities, we had the good fortune to go explore and play at the Science Museum of Minnesota. This is one of my very favorite museums, and I am so happy that we are able to share it with you!

Foodie Finds: 3 Best Places to Eat - and a Coffeeshop! - in the Wisconsin Dells

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / May 26, 2009 /
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When we were visiting the Wisconsin Dells a few weeks ago, we were surprised at the vast array of food offered to visitors. However, upon closer inspection, much of this food seemed more chain-restaurants and old-time diners. We were lucky enough to find three great restaurants - and a coffee shop! - that espouse fresh, organic ingredients, great service, local suppliers, and more.

Crinan Classic 2009 - A Scottish Celebration of Wooden Boats

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Scotland and Sailing - who could ask for anything more?  I am very excited to share an extraordinary sailing/boating event in Scotland, called the Crinan Classic.

Along the Frozen Shores of Lake Michigan: Photo Friday

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 07, 2009 /
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There is something magical about Lake Michigan - it looks like the ocean, without the salt. I've swim in Lake Michigan my whole life - and it can be cold, and sometimes (though rarely) warm.

Sunrise over Shinjuku

by hartrick / Jan 20, 2009 /

 

 

 

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.

Swimming with the Manatees in Florida

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This month, we're focusing on ways to explore nature in Florida, specifically through dolphin and manatee encounters. One cool manatee exploration is called Captain Mike's Swimming with the Manatees. A very reasonably-priced experience, Captain Mike's offers three different tours to experience manatees first-hand. We were lucky enough to sit down and talk with Captain Mike - here's what he had to say...

Four Great Auckland Cafes

by Craig Martin / Nov 17, 2008 /
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Zealand's biggest city, Auckland, is one of the South Pacific's premier coffee locations thanks to its great diversity of independent cafes and the ability to roast a great bean. This month, our NZ editor offers up his five favourite places to find good espresso in the City of Sails.

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Mezze Bar

Sleeping Bear Dunes

by Lillie Forteau / Nov 14, 2008 /
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For Photo Fridays at Delicious Baby (travel photos from around the world), our daughter decided to post about her trip last weekend to Sleeping Bear Dunes, on Lake Michigan.  The dunes are located just north a bit from Frankfort, Michigan. Here's what she had to say...

 

 

Last weekend, we went to Sleeping Bear Dunes. Have you been there? It is close to our cottage, so we drove there. Come along!

 

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