Thursday, March 29, 2018

biggest cat in NYC


Meet Samson, the biggest cat in NYC.


More cats. 
 
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

dog drives car


Let's have a little fun with Gabe the bulldog as he hits the road in his little red sports car.


More dog tricks. 
 

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Cirque du Soleil does a selection from “Svecounia”


Here you go with a quick, delightful excerpt from Cirque du Soleil's “Svecounia," and it's free!


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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

the difference between Kiwis and Aussies


Ever wondered what the difference is between Kiwis and Aussies?


More New Zealand.

More Australia.

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Friday, March 16, 2018

amusement park mechanical elephant ride


Here's an elephant you can feel good about riding.  In fact, 50 people can ride it at one time!  But you'll have to travel to Nantes, France.  Read more.


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item contributed by Connie Terwilliger

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

good luck charms


Wouldn't it be nice to collect good luck charms as you roam the world?  This article documents 24 good luck charms, of which I have a few from my own trips.

I just a few weeks ago saw a show at San Francisco Airport about Japanese Maneki Neko cats.

good luck Maneki Neko cats displayed at San Francisco Airport
good luck Maneki Neko cats displayed at San Francisco Airport

On that same trip, I picked up a worry doll at the Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita in Mexico.

good luck worry doll displayed at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita
good luck worry doll displayed at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita

And I gave my adult daughter a nazar to protect her new house from the evil eye (I bought it in Portland, Oregon, at the famous Powell's Bookstore).

Do you have any already?


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Friday, March 9, 2018

this guy nails accents


You can travel the world in just a few minutes with this accent virtuoso. 


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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

London slim house


You've probably heard of "tiny houses," but have you heard of a "slim house"? Check this out.


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Friday, March 2, 2018

clever beer holder


Pack this along when you want to relax in the great outdoors.


More beer.

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