Archive for August, 2010
Shoreline Sculptures Made of Litter Encourage Canadians to Join the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup
Vancouver and Toronto â€“ Vancouver and Toronto residents were greeted today by aquatic animal sculptures made of garbage along the shoreline. The sculptures were created to raise awareness of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, presented by Loblaw Companies Limited, taking place September 18 to 26.Â The unique sculptures are on display at English Bay in Vancouver [...]
by Judy M. Zimmerman North of Sun Valley, Idaho, the Sawtooth National Recreation Area is one of the most beautiful protected wilderness areas in the West, minus the crowds of national parks. Nearly the size of Rhode Island, it is home to majestic craggy peaks, dense forests, and over 300 crystal blue alpine lakes.
by Judy M. Zimmerman I’ve just returned from a wonderful week-long travel writers’ conference at Lake Tahoe. Based on a variety of activities, here are my picks for some of Tahoe/Truckee’s most enjoyable and affordable outdoor adventures, transportation, lodging, and restaurants:
Montserrat – The Caribbean’s Emerald Isle welcomes lovers of literature for the annual literary festival, November 12-14
Brades, Montserrat â€“ August 24, 2010 â€“ From November 12-14, 2010, literary enthusiasts are invited to attend Montserratâ€™s second annual literary festival, the Alliouagana Festival of the Word. With the theme Discovering New Worlds Through Words, the three-day event will bring together acclaimed writers and readers from the Caribbean, North America, United Kingdom and Australia [...]
With it now very unlikely that the Western Gulf Coast, South Florida, the Florida Keys, and the East Coast will experience any effects from the remaining oil on the surface of the Gulf, the State Emergency Operations Center has discontinued their official daily updates. However, Florida Live at VISIT FLORIDA.com continues as a constantly updated [...]
Waterloo, Ont. (August, 2010) â€“ With a fall line-up of festivals and activities visitors to the Kitchener/Waterloo Region are sure to enjoy the celebrations. â€œThe Kitchener/Waterloo region is a great place to visit in the fall, especially for families, since there is always something to do, whether it is visit a festivals, the farmersâ€™ market [...]
Port of Spain, Trinidad â€“ August, 2010 â€“ Global gourmands seeking an extraordinary culinary experience that fuses multi-ethnic heritage and indigenous flavors can travel to Trinidad & Tobago for the Taste T&T Culinary Festival. The event, held from September 2-26, 2010, is hosted in part by the Tourism Development Company (TDC) and will feature workshops [...]
HANA, MAUI, HAWAII â€“ The iconic 70-room Hotel Hana-Maui held a colorful Hawaiian blessing ceremony today amid its picturesque oceanfront setting in the small rural community of Hana, on Mauiâ€™s secluded eastern shore. The blessing celebrated a new beginning for the hotel under the management of Green Tea, LLC.
NEW YORK- August, 2010 — With the highest castle-to-person ratio in the world – 641 castles to three million people – and a long and turbulent history of hangings, riots and rebellions, the ghosts of Wales clamor to be seen and heard, apparently not willing to let go of centuries-old grudges. Explore haunted Wales for [...]
Each fall when Virginiaâ€™s leaves turn brilliant shades of red, yellow and orange the Commonwealth becomes a favorite destination for those who love the splendor of autumn foliage. The tranquility and beauty of autumn in Virginia provides the perfect setting in which to reconnect with each other. Itâ€™s a natural season for enjoying the best [...]