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Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Culture: Women in the Wild: Female Safari Guides

by Shelley Seale If you think it’s tough sometimes being a woman in the Western world, with the sexism and obstacles that we still must overcome even today – try stepping outside the traditional norms in places like Africa or India. Society and culture there largely relegates females to strictly delineated “women’s work” such as

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Hotel Review: Philadelphia, USA: Penn’s View Hotel

by Shelley Seale Shortly after arriving in Philadelphia and settling into Penn’s View Hotel, I left the hotel for a stroll. I had no particular destination in mind, I just wanted to check out the area and...

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Culture: Modern Beijing: The New Greets the Old

by Shelley Seale Beijing is a city with more than 3,000 years of recorded history and a glorious cultural heritage; yet it is also a bustling metropolitan that has given birth to an artistic youth movement in...

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Culture: St. Kitts, West Indies: Historic Discoveries on an Unpretentious Caribbean Island

by Shelley Seale The small island of St. Kitts in the West Indies may be one of the friendliest, least ostentatious spots in the Caribbean. It’s a small island – 23 miles long by 5 across and...

Monday, December 20th, 2010

Inspiration: Idaho’s Panhandle Region: Great Family Adventures in Winter and Summer

by Shelley Seale Shadow had a boyfriend, and she clearly missed him. I had felt a little guilty pulling her away from him as we set off down the trail; she kept turning her head back to...

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Puerto Rico: Exotic Destination offers the Best of Both Worlds

Puerto Rico offers the perfect Caribbean destination from the U.S. for many reasons. First is the ease of travel; even after new passport requirements for Canada and Mexico, as a U.S. Territory you are not required to...

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Curaçao: The Anti-Tourist’s Caribbean

“Just call me dushi,” reads the t-shirt in the airport shop as I arrive in Curaçao. Dushi comes from the Spanish word dulce, meaning dessert or sugar; the literal translation here is sweetie, and sweet indeed is...

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