by Mary Kay Seales Honestly, though, do you really need a reason to visit Paris? The City of Light, Romance, Art and Culture? But if you hesitate about visiting Paris in the Summer months because you think it will be too crowded, too hot, too something. Think again! Here are at least ten reasons why… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Paris in the Summer: Why Not Make that THIS Summer, 2018?
By Mary Kay Seales with guest poster, Peter Klika Elephants are revered by Hindus as a symbol of the god, Ganesh, the god with an elephant's head. He wasn't born with an elephant's head, of course. He was born a normal boy to the great god, Shiva. However, one day upon returning home, Shiva saw… Continue reading Not a Beast of Burden
Guest Post By Peter Klika I love cemeteries. Wherever I travel, I always try to visit the local cemetery if it is not intrusive. A cemetery can reveal an intimate picture of the history and culture of a location that travel guides seldom do. Pictured below is the mausoleum of Eva Perón (Evita) in Recoleta… Continue reading Talk Softly Flowers Optional
by Mary Kay Seales Time to become a believer. Our planet is dying and we are killing it. Most people think global warming is a phenomenon in the air, and don't realize that the oceans are also warming up, and this is even more deadly to us all. Like a fever when we have an… Continue reading Talking Trash About the Oceans: 8 Things You Can, and Must, Do To Save Them
Guest Post by Peter Klika Ask About the Culture When traveling, I try to ask questions about the local culture: What is a typical wedding ceremony like? What special dishes are prepared during local holidays? These type of questions are more likely to be appreciated than the more mundane (but totally legitimate) questions like: "Where's… Continue reading Ask, Wave, Knock and Doors Will Be Opened