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An Affordable Pet Carrier that is Good for All Types of Travel

Choosing a travel carrier for your cat or dog can be a daunting task.


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Author Interview: James Gough on his YA novel, Cloak

Rowling, Carroll, Riordan, Baum – it’s time to make room up on that shelf of elite writing goodness for another author. Scoot over. It won’t hurt. James Gough, take your place. His new novel, Cloak, is a classic, an eminently readable, interesting, extraordinary book. If you’re like me, you’re already imagining a movie. But I digress.

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5 Commandments of Pet Travel

The 5 Commandments of Pet Travel


1. Know Thy Pet

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Behind the Scenes of Cloak with Author James Gough

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

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Jan 12, 2012 / 0 comments

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.

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A Taste of Vienna’s Christkindlmarkt

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”).

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Skiing isn't just for humans

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.


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Shopping for pashmina in Kathmandu

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


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Life's a Beach

We're water people. We live on a lake. We have a cottage on a lake. And, whenever we travel, we seem to gravitate toward water.

Postcard from Volcanoes National Park, Big Island Hawaii

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Nov 29, 2011 / 0 comments

Postcard from Volcanoes National Park, Big Island Hawaii