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5 Special Inns with History & Style

Close to the ski slopes of Telluride is Dunton Hot Springs, a former mining ghost town that has been restored into an exclusive resort. The compound is set in the breathtaking grandeur of Colorado and…

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5 Tips for Raising Globally Aware Naturalists

By Sarene Marshall During this election season, with its constant “family values” drumbeat, I’ve been evermore conscious about that most challenging parental task of imparting values on our childre…

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5 Strange Amusement Parks (Slideshow)

  When you think of an amusement park, you usually picture ferris wheels, thrill rides and $7 hot dogs. But, as the following examples will show, not all amusement parks follow that model. Che…

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Familiar Gratitude

“When one’s expectations are reduced to zero, one really appreciates everything one does have.” – Stephen Hawking Coming home from time away is one of the quickest routes to realizing just how lov…

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6 of America’s Weirdest Roadside Attractions

  Ah, America -- land of the free and home of the.... world's largest ball of twine?! Indeed, America is home to some supremely silly, kitschy and just plain weird roadside attractions. Take a…

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5 Worst Cities for Parking

By Adam Verwymeren, Networx It’s the bane of big-city life, the never-ending search for a parking spot is one of the most frustrating things about living in a densely populated area. And after all …

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8 Of Most Beautiful Waterfalls on Earth (Slideshow)

  There are few things on earth that take your breath away quite like a waterfall. Your favorite not on the list? Leave it in the comments section below! 1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe …

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Design Books To Take You Around the World

For a quick travel or design fix, the library or bookstore may be the best source. We rounded up some of our favorite reads that cover aesthetics from all over the globe. From London flats to  Morocca…

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How Tourism Helps South Africa

It is important to understand that South Africa is a blend of first and third world both combined into one magnificent country. As an example, travellers can choose to stay in a game lodge which would…

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When Things Don’t Go Your Way…

It was 6:25 am when I left San Francisco to head to Vermont to keynote the women’s conference Zest Fest.  My Virgin America flight to Boston went smoothly enough, and in spite of the gusty winds, dens…

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writing this at 5 in the morning....oh dear forgot the oats

Very thankful I can grow my own food! Even if you have an apartment with a small balcony, give it a …