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    Playa Viva | all-inclusive eco-resort in Mexico

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    Eat

    Eat | good food made with love

  • hot spring water

    Yoga Retreat at Avalon Springs | SolYoga Trips

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    Two Sisters Bar & Books | Hayes Valley San Francisco

  • VR and Stratosphere

    The Velveteen Rabbit bar | Downtown Las Vegas keeping it real

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    YOU ARE HERE | literary maps and the imagination

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    City of the World

    Las Vegas Arts District | 7 First Friday Highlights

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    Iceland | Author Country

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Featured Stories

Dostoyevsky in Prague | Love, Guilt, Redemption

Dostoyevsky in Prague | Love, Guilt, Redemption

Dec 9, 2013 | One Comment

I bought a ticket for the one-way bus ride, emailed him to confirm, and asked you to drop me off at the Ulm station toward midnight. Had it been daytime, I would have not been able to leave you. You were my light and he was dark, and I was heading his way. This overnight […]

Death in Bali | A Lost Soul at Padang Padang Beach

Death in Bali | A Lost Soul at Padang Padang Beach

Nov 6, 2013 | No Comments

Years before Eat, Pray, Love began to push waves of tourists toward Padang Padang beach, I found myself there on a quiet island morning in Bali. Curiosity led me there, having heard that it was beautiful and that there was surf. Though I don’t rip or travel with a board, I wanted to check it […]

Disneyland for the Naysayer | Rejuvenile!

Disneyland for the Naysayer | Rejuvenile!

Oct 30, 2013 | 6 Comments

At the start of a Disney movie, when the castle sprinkled with Tinkerbell’s pixie dust appears on the screen, my three-year-old daughter, big eyes glued to the image, announces yet again, “My daddy’s gonna take me there one day.” So when her birthday approached this October, I should have been ready. It was two against […]