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

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May 26, 2009 / 8 comments

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.

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Crinan Classic 2009 - A Scottish Celebration of Wooden Boats

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 /
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Mar 07, 2009 / 5 comments

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 / 0 comments

 

 

 

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Hidden Treasures: Late Night Thoughts at The Coffee Bean

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

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Swimming with the Manatees in Florida

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 /
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Nov 17, 2008 / 1 comments

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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Sleeping Bear Dunes

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Nov 14, 2008 / 8 comments

 

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!

 

Broken Top Hike: a Photo Essay

by Ben Voigts /
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Aug 18, 2008 / 0 comments

Yesterday I hiked up at Broken Top, in Bend, Oregon. It was a gorgeous day - here are some of my photos!  I hope you enjoy the virtual hike!

 

Global Gear: Air Wear's Jason Solarek talks world travel, art, and love of place

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Aug 13, 2008 / 0 comments

Always on the lookout for cool products for our Wandering Educators, we recently partnered with Air Wear Designs. Created by artist Jason Solarek, this is such a fun product line - airport codes on hats, tshirts, messenger bags (my personal favorite), notebooks, tote bags, and mugs. Jason has personally designed over 90 airport codes for these products.

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