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Wisdom, Compassion & Connection, Core Themes at TEDxBerkeley 2015

Wisdom, Compassion & Connection, Core Themes at TEDxBerkeley 2015

by Renee Blodgett on Feb 27, 2015

The sixth annual TEDxBerkeley, which will fill Zellerbach Hall in Berkeley CA tomorrow, February 28, will focus on Wisdom, Compassion and Connection. On stage in front of over 2,000 attendees, 57 speakers and performers will share riveting insights on these important ...

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Exploring the Best of Trinidad And Tobago

Exploring the Best of Trinidad And Tobago

by Jessica Festa on Feb 17, 2015

So you’ve been to the Caribbean. Congrats! It’s a beautiful place and the sister islands of Trinidad and Tobago is one of the most popular vacation destinations. But there are plenty of facts future visitors don’t know about the islands. ...

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Undiscovered India: Tribal Culture, Ancient Ruins & The Sirpur Festival

Undiscovered India: Tribal Culture, Ancient Ruins & The Sirpur Festival

by Mariellen Ward on Feb 12, 2015

3 reasons to travel in undiscovered India: Tribal culture, ancient ruins and the Sirpur Festival OVER THE COURSE OF FOUR DAYS in remote and undiscovered Chhattisgarh, I toured 2,600 year old ruins, watched soul stirring Indian classical music performances under the stars ...

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The Sandestin Gumbo Festival in Mid-February

The Sandestin Gumbo Festival in Mid-February

by Susan McKee on Feb 07, 2015

  The 26th annual Gumbo Festival takes place February 13 and 14, 2015, at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, 9300 Emerald Coast Parkway, Miramar Beach, Florida. The event takes over the Village of Baytowne Wharf during Presidents’ Day weekend. The kick-off ...

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Fine Art and Wine Festivals in Arizona This Month

Fine Art and Wine Festivals in Arizona This Month

by Susan McKee on Feb 07, 2015

  Both fine art and wine will be celebrated in two Arizona cities this month. The Waterfront Fine Art & Wine Festival takes place from 10 a.m. to5 p.m. February 13 to 15, 2015, in downtown Scottsdale, Arizona. Look for it just ...

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North America

15 Free New York City Guided Tours Worth Knowing About…

15 Free New York City Guided Tours Worth Knowing About...

by Jessica Tiare Bowen on Mar 03, 2015

Whenever I travel to a new city I always, always make sure to schedule ...

Wisdom, Compassion & Connection, Core Themes at TEDxBerkeley 2015

Wisdom, Compassion & Connection, Core Themes at TEDxBerkeley 2015

by Renee Blodgett on Feb 27, 2015

The sixth annual TEDxBerkeley, which will fill Zellerbach Hall in Berkeley CA tomorrow, February ...

Europe

A History of Paris In The Wake Of Charlie Hebdo

A History of Paris In The Wake Of Charlie Hebdo

by Jessica Festa on Mar 04, 2015

The Marche Républicaine at Place de la République. Paris, to me, is a city that ...

Hiking Solo in the Rainy & Misty Ireland Landscape

Hiking Solo in the Rainy & Misty Ireland Landscape

by Sherry Ott on Mar 03, 2015

I found myself alone in a strange landscape as the taxi drove off in ...

Lodging

How To Have Fun in Asia Using Airbnb

How To Have Fun in Asia Using Airbnb

by Jessica Festa on Mar 02, 2015

Eight months ago, my fiancée, Jacque, and I left home to tour the world, starting in Cambodia. We were over 30, unemployed, clueless and out of place. We knew only one thing for certain: staying in hostels and guesthouses was ...

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Oslo’s Clarion Collection Hotel Christiania Teater

Oslo's Clarion Collection Hotel Christiania Teater

by Jonny Scott Blair on Mar 01, 2015

I discovered the Clarion Collection Hotel Christiania Teater near Stortingsgata, just past the parliament in Oslo and in front of a massive square and park. The hotel was a perfect way for me to celebrate Norway, my 99th country -- ...

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The STAY, EAT & DO Guide for New Orleans

The STAY, EAT & DO Guide for New Orleans

by Megan McDonough on Feb 07, 2015

New Orleans was every bit as magnificent as I hoped. While I’m sure it would be pretty memorable to explore NOLA during Mardi Gras, I’m actually really happy that my first visit was during a relatively quiet week in early ...

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Stay at a Four Seasons This Valentines Day With a #FSGiftCard

Stay at a Four Seasons This Valentines Day With a #FSGiftCard

by Renee Blodgett on Feb 07, 2015

I’ve stayed at about ten Four Seasons properties over the years -- see the write up on one of my most memorable stays at the Four Seasons on the Big Island of Hawaii. Despite the fact that each resort is ...

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Corinthia Hotels Offers Dramatic Savings on European Properties Thru March 31

Corinthia Hotels Offers Dramatic Savings on European Properties Thru March 31

by Renee Blodgett on Jan 29, 2015

If traveling more in 2015 is one of your new year’s resolutions, then plan ahead and book your days off in advance as the January sales are not just for clothing this year.  Corinthia Hotels have announced their annual sale ...

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Arts

A Return to Spiritual and Colorful Bali

A Return to Spiritual and Colorful Bali

by Carol Rolnick on Mar 05, 2015

Temple of Tanah Lot, southeastern Bali Reflect on Bali, and near-mystical images spin through one’s ...

Wisdom, Compassion & Connection, Core Themes at TEDxBerkeley 2015

Wisdom, Compassion & Connection, Core Themes at TEDxBerkeley 2015

by Renee Blodgett on Feb 27, 2015

The sixth annual TEDxBerkeley, which will fill Zellerbach Hall in Berkeley CA tomorrow, February ...

Food/Wine

Where to go for Great Coffee in Launceston Australia

Where to go for Great Coffee in Launceston Australia

by Jessica Festa on Mar 06, 2015

Cities don’t get much quieter and smaller than Launceston. In the sleepiest state of ...

Top Places to Sip Coffee in Iceland’s Reykjavik

Top Places to Sip Coffee in Iceland's Reykjavik

by Jessica Festa on Feb 28, 2015

Iceland may be one of the most isolated spots in the entire world, but ...

Asia

A Return to Spiritual and Colorful Bali

A Return to Spiritual and Colorful Bali

by Carol Rolnick on Mar 05, 2015

Temple of Tanah Lot, southeastern Bali Reflect on Bali, and near-mystical images spin through one’s ...

Exploring the Unknown in Mirabai India

Exploring the Unknown in Mirabai India

by Mariellen Ward on Mar 04, 2015

I’M ON AN INDIAN TRAIN, tucked into a second-class berth, lower. Above me a ...

Pacific

Where to go for Great Coffee in Launceston Australia

Where to go for Great Coffee in Launceston Australia

by Jessica Festa on Mar 06, 2015

Cities don’t get much quieter and smaller than Launceston. In the sleepiest state of ...

It’s Not Just All Surf Down Under….

It's Not Just All Surf Down Under....

by Robert Schrader on Feb 01, 2015

  If you aren’t a surfer, the thought of visiting Surfers Paradise, Australia might not ...

Products

How Robots Becoming More Integrated In Our Lives

How Robots Becoming More Integrated In Our Lives

by Michael Tchong on Jan 27, 2015

In 2007, David Levy an artificial intelligence researcher at the University of Maastricht, Netherlands, speculated that we would be marrying robots by 2050, and that Massachusetts would be the first state to allow it. While you may smirk in disbelief at ...

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The Sony Experia Z Ultra & Phablet Trend

The Sony Experia Z Ultra & Phablet Trend

by Michael Tchong on Jan 19, 2015

You’re the front runner of the mobile market. You re-invented both the first disruption, the iPhone, and the second one, the tablet. But something happened after the iPad. Consumers couldn’t live without a big-screen device. Yet the iPhone had a ...

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Top Innovative Products & Designs at CES 2015

Top Innovative Products & Designs at CES 2015

by Michael Tchong on Jan 17, 2015

Ever since Apple showed the technology industry the importance of outstanding design, there’s seen a dramatic upsurge in product design. Here are the eight best designed products shown at CES 2015. This article showcases the most stellar designs packaging innovative technologies. ...

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Taking a Look at Unusual Consumer Tech Products Over 6 Years

Taking a Look at Unusual Consumer Tech Products Over 6 Years

by Tom Foremski on Jan 16, 2015

Intel Free Press takes a look at some of the oddest tech from the past six years at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas - by Intel Free Press. CES 2015: Racing into Silence At this year's CES people could enter ...

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Voyeurism+, Where Selfies Take Center Stage in Our Lives

Voyeurism+, Where Selfies Take Center Stage in Our Lives

by Michael Tchong on Jan 13, 2015

  Smartphone cameras unleashed a major trend around the globe — “selfie” — the act of taking photographs of one self in various states of dress or undress. Paying the ultimate tribute, The Oxford University Press named selfie 2013 word of ...

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South America

The Adventure & Cultural Guide In & Around Medellin Colombia

The Adventure & Cultural Guide In & Around Medellin Colombia

by Jessica Festa on Feb 24, 2015

Once touted as the world’s most dangerous city, Colombia‘s Medellin today is one travelers ...

Things to do in São Paulo Brazil

Things to do in São Paulo Brazil

by Robert Schrader on Feb 20, 2015

  São Paulo, Brazil is one of the largest cities in the world, with a ...

Central America

6 Fun Retreats for a Mixture of Wellness, Yoga & Adventure

6 Fun Retreats for a Mixture of Wellness, Yoga & Adventure

by Jessica Festa on Jan 17, 2015

2) Green Yoga & Permaculture (Guatemala) Journey to sacred Mayan land in San Marcos La ...

Language in a Life of Perpetual Travel

Language in a Life of Perpetual Travel

by Lainie Liberti on Jan 14, 2015

The water drops glistened like a peeled grape in the early morning Guatemala sun. ...

Africa

3 Sunsets That Exemplify the Spirit of the South African Bush

3 Sunsets That Exemplify the Spirit of the South African Bush

by Rich Laburn on Feb 11, 2015

Three sunset images in the South African bush that will make you want to ...

The South African Travel Guide: From the Bush to the Ocean

The South African Travel Guide: From the Bush to the Ocean

by Rich Laburn on Feb 06, 2015

South Africa is a land of  ‘beauty and splendour’. When you open one destination and ...

Green

Learning How Aloe Vera Works Wonders at a Curaçao Plantation

Learning How Aloe Vera Works Wonders at a Curaçao Plantation

by Renee Blodgett on Dec 19, 2014

If you read We Blog the World often enough, you know that we're huge ...

Learn How To Be A Responsible Traveler: Top Blogs That Share Best Practices

Learn How To Be A Responsible Traveler: Top Blogs That Share Best Practices

by Jessica Festa on Nov 25, 2014

  Few things in life are more exciting and rewarding than international travel. Travel opens ...

 

Renee’s Voice

Curaçao Cliffs, Waves & Oh So Quiet Moments…

Curaçao Cliffs, Waves & Oh So Quiet Moments...

by Renee Blodgett on Dec 17, 2014

The views are breathtaking and despite the fact that I ...

The Comprehensive Quirky & Cultural Guide to Tokyo

The Comprehensive Quirky & Cultural Guide to Tokyo

by Renee Blodgett on Nov 14, 2014

I spent a few weeks in Tokyo over the summer, ...

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