Hidden Treasures: A Pepsi in Panama

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At the geographical bottom of Central America is Panama, and at the top of Panama, just 20 miles shy of Costa Rica, is one of Panama's biggest tourists draws:  the Bocas del Toro archipelago.

Book Review: Voices from the Chicago Grave

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For the third of our four planned book reviews for Haunted October, I'd like to write about an incredibly scary book of ghost stories. Why so scary? - because it is TRUE. The book? Voices from the Chicago Grave: They're Calling. Will You Answer?

Fall at Lake Michigan

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 24, 2008 /
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If you know me, you know that I LOVE water. My favorite body of water? Lake Michigan. There's something so timeless about the big lake. Huge waves, small lapping waves, kid playing, surfers, kiteboarders, swimmers - it is just lovely. And, no salt - just fresh, clear water.


Here are a few photos from a recent trip to Lake Michigan. The water is too cold to swim, now, and the air is so crisp that the colors seem to pop out even more. The beach was deserted.  These photos were taken up by our cottage, in Onekama, Michigan.


NFT Travel Guides: More to DC than Politics

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One of our travel guides partners, Not For Tourists, has several unique
offerings on their website this week. Check out the following

Fodor's Moscow & St. Petersburg

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Did you know that there are over 100 languages spoken in Russia? It is such a fascinating place - full of history, beauty, and rich culture.  I recently had the opportunity to read Fodor's new edition (8th) of their travel guide book, Moscow and St.

Chatsworth House, England

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notes from the road

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Sugar Hill Inn, Sugar Hill, NH

by Marti Mayne / Oct 19, 2008 /

Haunted Indiana

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As part of our Haunted October features this month, we've been lucky enough to receive several Haunted books from Thunder Bay Press. After October, we will donate these books to a local high school library, where they will inspire and haunt the next generation of storytellers!

Deadline: National Geo Glimpse - Storytellers wanted

by Bert Maxwell / Oct 17, 2008 /
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Please note: Deadline quickly approaching - November 2!