Stockholm's Archipelago

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So that the weather has begun to get a bit more sunny, I have naturally started thinking about being out in the Skärgård (archipelago), reminiscing of lazy days spent by the sea and long summer nights.  I decided to write an "Archipelago Series," where I could introduce some of the different islands in the Stockholm archipelago that I have had

Visiting Santiago de Compostela, Spain

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Security screening at Madrid’s airport resulted in a two-hour layover and a missed connecting flight to Vigo.  When I finally arrived amid a spring deluge, my host was nowhere to be found.  A stone’s throw from the Atlantic, the airport was half empty.  The silence felt like a heavy cloak as I hurried to the baggage claim area.     

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

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


5 Commandments of Pet Travel

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The 5 Commandments of Pet Travel


1. Know Thy Pet

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.


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

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. 

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?