Events & Festivals

We Blog the World’s Top 25 Picks at CES 2017

We Blog the World's Top 25 Picks at CES 2017

by Renee Blodgett on Jan 11, 2017

Let's face it --- the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) which is held every year in Las Vegas, can be a dizzying experience. I've been going for about 25 years, almost always repping a product and sometimes more than one, ...

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5 of the Top Winter Festivals Around the World

5 of the Top Winter Festivals Around the World

by Renee Blodgett on Jan 09, 2017

We've written about some of these events, festivals and carnivals in prior years and others not, but if they're on the list again, it should tell you something. Classic. Epic. A must do experience. These are all the reasons why. ...

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Mark Your Calendar for January 27, the New York Times Travel Show Trade Day

Mark Your Calendar for January 27, the New York Times Travel Show Trade Day

by Renee Blodgett on Nov 29, 2016

Globetrotters, be sure to put the New York Times Travel Show on your list for a must attend show in January. Held every year at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City, the event attracts travelers, industry peeps, ...

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SAND 2016: Non-Dualism at its Best & Why We Are Not Our Thoughts!

SAND 2016: Non-Dualism at its Best & Why We Are Not Our Thoughts!

by Renee Blodgett on Nov 13, 2016

Because we are covering spirituality and minefulness on WBTW more frequently, it should be no surprise to start finding an increasing number of articles on mysticism, spirituality, Buddhism, the here and now, angels, yoga retreats, meditation, and even some of ...

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Wisdom 2.0, Where Consciousness & Wisdom Meets the Digital Age

Wisdom 2.0, Where Consciousness & Wisdom Meets the Digital Age

by Renee Blodgett on Nov 09, 2016

Ever since the earliest of days of Wisdom 2.0, the San Francisco-based event that brings together the brightest of minds and thinkers in the world of consciousness and technology, I was drawn to it, and not just because I personally ...

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North America

Reflections on the Proposed Cut of America’s Planned Parenthood

Reflections on the Proposed Cut of America's Planned Parenthood

by Renee Blodgett on Jan 14, 2017

As I listened to the discussion over the new Administration’s (can’t even say his ...

5 of the Top Winter Festivals Around the World

5 of the Top Winter Festivals Around the World

by Renee Blodgett on Jan 09, 2017

We've written about some of these events, festivals and carnivals in prior years and ...

Europe

5 of the Top Winter Festivals Around the World

5 of the Top Winter Festivals Around the World

by Renee Blodgett on Jan 09, 2017

We've written about some of these events, festivals and carnivals in prior years and ...

Santorini, the Unique Gem in The Cyclades

Santorini, the Unique Gem in The Cyclades

by Aline Dobbie on Dec 28, 2016

We had returned for a leisurely holiday on Crete which we love and consider ...

Lodging

5 Luxe Stay & Spa Experiences on the Dominican Republic’s Southeastern Coast

5 Luxe Stay & Spa Experiences on the Dominican Republic's Southeastern Coast

by Renee Blodgett on Jan 05, 2017

This past December was my second trip to the Dominican Republic however my first trip is hazy at best. After a quick stay in the country's capital, I headed north to the now well known Puerto Plata along the coast. The trip ...

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The Hofsas House in the Heart of California’s Carmel-by-the-Sea

The Hofsas House in the Heart of California's Carmel-by-the-Sea

by Renee Blodgett on Dec 04, 2016

When locals to the San Francisco Bay Area think of Monterey, Carmel-by-the-Sea and the nearby peninsula, they may think of it more of as a romantic getaway or a serenity escape and there's no doubt they are, but the area ...

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Vail Resorts Should Be On Your Bucket List This Season

Vail Resorts Should Be On Your Bucket List This Season

by Renee Blodgett on Oct 21, 2016

With winter around the corner, it's no surprise that I've been starting to think about whizzing down a mountain with a whole lotta fresh powder snow. Whenever I get inspired to take a trip, regardless of whether it's a river ...

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L’Albergo della Regina Isabella: Where La Dolce Vita Lives

L'Albergo della Regina Isabella: Where La Dolce Vita Lives

by Donna Sozio on Oct 19, 2016

Before Capri became famous, there was Ischia: a volcanic island overlooking the stunning Bay of Naples with views of Mount Vesuvius. During Italy's La Dolce Vita era, Ischia was the destination for Italian film stars, royalty and the uber glamorous. The ...

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Wellness Travel: Danubius Health Spa Resorts in Mariánské Lázně

Wellness Travel: Danubius Health Spa Resorts in Mariánské Lázně

by Renee Blodgett on Oct 12, 2016

Wellness and spa travelers will likely have heard of Mariánské Lázně and its probably on their bucket list if they haven't already been. Located outside Prague in the Bohemian countryside, it is world renowned for its abundance of natural medicinal ...

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Arts

5 of the Top Winter Festivals Around the World

5 of the Top Winter Festivals Around the World

by Renee Blodgett on Jan 09, 2017

We've written about some of these events, festivals and carnivals in prior years and ...

5 Fun Miami Events For Your 2017 Calendar List

5 Fun Miami Events For Your 2017 Calendar List

by Robert Schrader on Oct 21, 2016

Image via Flickr user Ines Hegedes-Garcia Every day — and night — in Miami is ...

Food/Wine

A Food Gallery of the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana

A Food Gallery of the Dominican Republic's Punta Cana

by Renee Blodgett on Jan 11, 2017

Punta Cana is known for its pristine beaches and resorts, main of them all-inclusive ...

2 Top French Restaurant Picks in San Francisco

2 Top French Restaurant Picks in San Francisco

by Renee Blodgett on Dec 27, 2016

A French food lover? What a better place to explore French restaurants than in ...

Asia

5 of the Top Winter Festivals Around the World

5 of the Top Winter Festivals Around the World

by Renee Blodgett on Jan 09, 2017

We've written about some of these events, festivals and carnivals in prior years and ...

3 Off-the-Beaten Path Places in Indonesia

3 Off-the-Beaten Path Places in Indonesia

by Francis Tapon on Jan 03, 2017

Like most humans, I know little about Indonesia. Here's what pops in my mind ...

Pacific

How Do You Define Adventure & What Does it Feel Like?

How Do You Define Adventure & What Does it Feel Like?

by Kelli Mutchler on Nov 18, 2016

“What do you like to do on holiday?” When asked the question for a ...

Fun Factoids & Quirky Things About Australia’s Marsupials

Fun Factoids & Quirky Things About Australia’s Marsupials

by Carol Rolnick on Sep 15, 2016

Wild Koala in Kennett River, Victoria, Australia. Australia holds many distinctions from other countries: for ...

Products

We Blog the World’s Top 25 Picks at CES 2017

We Blog the World's Top 25 Picks at CES 2017

by Renee Blodgett on Jan 11, 2017

Let's face it --- the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) which is held every year in Las Vegas, can be a dizzying experience. I've been going for about 25 years, almost always repping a product and sometimes more than one, ...

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Think Your Indoor Air is Healthy? Think Again!

Think Your Indoor Air is Healthy? Think Again!

by Renee Blodgett on Jan 09, 2017

Let’s face it -- indoor Air Pollution is dangerous and climbing at alarming rates. Air pollution in general rise worldwide, killing more than 3.3 million and one study says it could double by 2050.  Given that we spend nearly 90% ...

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We Blog the World’s 2016 Top Picks Across 5 Categories

We Blog the World's 2016 Top Picks Across 5 Categories

by Renee Blodgett on Dec 18, 2016

Top picks is a new thing for us starting this year and we're excited to be adding it into our editorial coverage. What does Top Picks mean exactly? Based on our experiences over the course of the year, we have ...

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We Blog the World’s Annual 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

We Blog the World's Annual 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

by Renee Blodgett on Dec 07, 2016

It's that time of year again and with December comes holiday soirees, cocktail gatherings, family celebrations and whether you have kids or not, it's the season of giving. It's the time we give of ourselves just a little more and ...

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Square Cash, a Seamless & Easy Way to Transfer Cash to Friends on the Road

Square Cash, a Seamless & Easy Way to Transfer Cash to Friends on the Road

by Renee Blodgett on Nov 30, 2016

When you're traveling with friends or even family, chances are someone may pick up the bill for something where you're sharing the costs, such as train tickets, dinner or activities. Many people I know use PayPal for this kind of ...

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South America

5 of the Top Winter Festivals Around the World

5 of the Top Winter Festivals Around the World

by Renee Blodgett on Jan 09, 2017

We've written about some of these events, festivals and carnivals in prior years and ...

5 Destinations for a L’il Sauce & Fun!

5 Destinations for a L'il Sauce & Fun!

by Robert Schrader on Jun 29, 2016

When you think of special events, the event is typically the most “special” part. ...

Central America

What You Can See Cruising Around America!

What You Can See Cruising Around America!

by Jessica Tiare Bowen on Aug 09, 2016

Going on a cruise is a fantastic way to see the world; though you’re ...

A Visual Wonder of Costa Rica’s Natural Beauty

A Visual Wonder of Costa Rica's Natural Beauty

by Robert Schrader on Jun 05, 2016

I came to the Costa Rica party late. Costa Rica, as I saw it, ...

Africa

Plane, Train & Auto Your Way Through Ethiopia

Plane, Train & Auto Your Way Through Ethiopia

by Robert Schrader on Dec 29, 2016

On the map, Ethiopia doesn’t seem like a massive country, with a land area ...

Get Ready to Visit Ethiopia’s Gateway to Hell

Get Ready to Visit Ethiopia's Gateway to Hell

by Robert Schrader on Dec 22, 2016

Officially, the phrase Erta Ale means “smoking mountain” in the Afar language native to ...

Green

Book Your Flights the Green Way Through This Useful App

Book Your Flights the Green Way Through This Useful App

by Jessica Festa on Mar 04, 2016

Photo: Bill Williams/Unsplash; Edited: Epicure & Culture Though Simon Smedberg may have saved 50 dollars ...

Tips on How to Travel Sustainably Around the Globe

Tips on How to Travel Sustainably Around the Globe

by Jessica Festa on Oct 01, 2015

  I was born with the travel bug. As often as I could, I was ...

 

Renee’s Voice

Reflections on the Proposed Cut of America’s Planned Parenthood

Reflections on the Proposed Cut of America's Planned Parenthood

by Renee Blodgett on Jan 14, 2017

As I listened to the discussion over the new Administration’s ...

These 12 Travel Instagrammers Inspired Me in 2016

These 12 Travel Instagrammers Inspired Me in 2016

by Renee Blodgett on Jan 13, 2017

Truth be told, I tend to hate lists but readers ...

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