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Around Austria By Car - Part 6: Relaxing and Enjoying the Landscapes...

On the sixth day of our Austrian trip, we chose to go to Hallstadt first – a very beautiful town situated near Bad Ischl at the bank of Hallstadtsee. All parking places in the town are taken, and the town is really small – maximum 500 meters in length. It ... Full article...

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What is one minute from home?

It's so easy to ooh and aah over wonderful scenes when we're on vacation or out in nature. But do you ever look at things around your home with the same eye and appreciation for beauty that you use when you're traveling? A photography group I belong to gave us an interesting challenge ... Read article...

Now how much is that really?

Women know the weight of every item

"Women know the weight of every item of clothing they own, so we don't have to get on the scale naked. We just deduct. For instance, I know that my sweats weigh in at exactly 21 pounds." . . . Now how does this involve King Arthur? Read article...

Wing walker Gladys Ingles

Daring young woman on the flying machine

You've got to see this! Can you imagine anyone doing something like this today? The video isn't the greatest quality - it's from the 1920s. But what you can see is amazing. She has no safety line, no parachute, nothing but guts! Gladys Ingles was a member of a barnstorming troupe... Read article...

Map of the world

I wanna hang a map of the world

I wanna hang a map of the world in my house. Then I'm gonna put pins into all the locations that I've traveled to. But first, I'm gonna have to... One of the difficult things about running a travel company is deciding where in the world to go next. (Yes, I admit as problems go, this isn't a bad one ... Read article...

Rome, Italy - Navona fountain (old, 300)

Rome: Eternal city 100 years ago = deja vu!

I just ran across these old archive photos of Rome tonight, that appear to be at least 100 years old. Photographs from tourists in my great-grandparents' days. Cool, eh? Being the "eternal city", Rome has so many sites and sights that date back varying numbers of centuries... Read article...

Pensive angel

Good girls go to heaven. . .

"Good girls go to heaven; bad girls go everywhere."
~ Helen Gurley Brown
Hmmm... Tough decision! ... Full article...

Calendar with dates

Google Australia introduces gDay

Google has done it again! Google Australia has just launched gDay with MATE(TM). Currently in Beta, gDay lets you search tomorrow's web today. The core technology that powers gDay is MATE (Machine Automated Temporal Extrapolation)... Read article...

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Valentine's thoughts for singles

Today's the most "coupley" day on the calendar - Valentine's Day. So what about us single people? Here are a few thoughts the rest of us (equally applicable for men & women) can smile about. "I'm a very committed wife. And I should be committed, too..."... Read article...