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Hugging

We hug others when we’re excited to see each other, happy, or sad. Hugging is generally, universally comforting. But beyond comfort, hugging makes us healthier and happier. Here’s how.

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Adventure

You can travel, even if you never leave the comfort of your chair.

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Travel Trivia

If you like to travel chances are you like to learn new things. The world is a fantastic place, and it has plenty of interesting, quirky and fun facts to whet your appetite to explore this crazy planet. Here are 21 fun travel facts to get you started. #traveltriva

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Haiku Sunday (104)

Under thick wool coats,Bodies brace against the cold,Hands hunting for heat.

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​Christmas in Italy

The Italians start the Christmas season and decorating on the Day of the Immaculate Conception (December 8). Read on to see what other traditions are celebrated all over Italy during the holiday season.

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Maybe

“LIFE IS EITHER A DARING ADVENTURE OR NOTHING AT ALL.” — HELEN KELLER

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Gadget Gift Giving Ideas

If you are anything like me, you have family members who always have gizmos and gadgets on their gift list….

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Haiku Sunday (103)

The Cardinal His bright red feathers, and black eyes against the soft downy white snow.

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Travel Goals

Dust off your travel dreams and make them come true. If you don’t know where to start, here is a list of steps to get your dreams out of neutral and into drive. The process doesn’t have to be complicated or overwhelming. If you’ve traveled before, here are some tips to help you get back on the road.

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See The World

Travel Inspiration

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Less is More

Whether you are hoping to minimize your wardrobe or just pare down the excess, here are 4 benefits of owning fewer clothes. You just might be surprised at how liberating it is.

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Haiku Sunday (102)

First Snow First snow, soft and deep. Boughs bending under the weight. Wonderland arrived.

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Wi-Fi & Travel

Everyone knows that public WiFi isn’t safe, but sometimes using it is unavoidable. If you must use the WiFi at Starbucks, your hotel or the airport here are some precautions to consider.

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Homesick

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Vegan Artichoke Spinach Linguine

This delicious creamy artichoke spinach pasta is easy to make and a hit any day of the week. Add a…

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Haiku Sunday (100 & 101)

Happy Thanksgiving Make merry my heart, I am full of thanksgiving For these given days. Friends and family, Gathered together…

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Crete

There is a kind of flame in Crete – let us call it “soul” – something more powerful than either…

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Traveling Light

Photo courtesy of J Cramer

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How To Fit In Like A Local

When traveling, especially to another country, we all have habits, tendencies, and expectations that may not line up with the…

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Haiku Sunday (99)

  Feast He is her ripe fruit, She is his only lover. Feast for each other.

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Veteran’s Day Specials

Here’s a little shout out to my favorite veterans, my dad, brothers and currently deployed nephews… and all of the others who have sacrificed for our families and country. Here are 11 places veterans can enjoy a free meal on Veterans Day.

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Ancient Arabian Places

Exotic cities, cultures apart, With minarets, mosques, and prayers to start. Meleke terraces, blue pools, and sand Groomed and tended…

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Vegan Pumpkin Spice (N)ice Cream

‘Tis the season for all things pumpkin spice. Just because you are a vegan doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some…

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Haiku Sunday (98)

Flying for Food The cool autumn wind Carrying ruffling grey feathers, Hawks hunting rabbits.

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Milan on a Budget

Milan is a beautiful city steeped in rich history. The marks of an ancient culture live side by side a bustling modern Milan. Here is a list of 10 budget-friendly things you shouldn’t miss in Milan, Italy.