Category Archives: Adventure

The Place I Had to See

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Myrna Blyth, fulfilling a promise to her dying brother, visits Petra, Jordan My brother and I used to talk all the time about places to go. Of course at the end of his life he couldn’t go anywhere. He spent all his time in a big easy chair, talking on the phone to his friends […]

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The wOw Interview: Bestselling Author Mary Roach

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Today marks the 50th anniversary of Americans in space. To celebrate, wOw spoke to the bestselling author of Packing for Mars about the curious science of life in the void

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Hate the Gym? How Very French.

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Bestselling author Mireille Guiliano offers seven ways to stay fit — no StairMaster required!

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How to Travel Like A Frenchwoman

Bestselling author Mireille Guiliano on how to make your journey as pleasant an experience as your destination

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Cholera Strikes Haiti (photos)

To date, NGOs have kept Haiti’s cholera epidemic under control in and around Port-au-Prince. But how long can it be contained? Julie Dermansky investigates

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Encounter in a Palestinian Hair Salon

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Judith Dupre reveals what happens when an American puts herself in the hands of “the enemy”

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Ten Essentials for Visiting Paris

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  Off to the City of Light? Mireille Guiliano, author of French Women Don’t Get Fat, reveals how to take in the sights — the non-tourist way

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Mary Wells and Her Travel Witch

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They don’t call me Gypsy for nothing. The advertising business sent me traveling and I haven’t stopped. The reason why is a novel and I am going to write it someday. But what I need to tell you today is that I have a travel Witch who goes with me everywhere.

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5 Ways to Bust Business Travel Stress

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It’s prime business travel season. My fall includes trips from New York to San Francisco, Monterey, Paris, Houston, Cleveland, Chicago, Milwaukee and Washington, D.C. And I gave up my corporate job a few years ago! Oh, how I love to have traveled; that is, I have enjoyed the many places I have been for business […]

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Paris’s Chicest ‘Shop’ Stop

Sharon Hoge reveals an unexpected piece of shopping heaven at Boutique Just Mauve.

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