Miriam Irene Perez

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The 12 Top Bucket List Restaurants in America

Here are a dozen of the best restaurants in the U.S. you absolutely, positively have to experience. You only live once, right?<p>Some tourists are always grabbing a quick bite while taking in the sights. And then there are the rest of us, who are apt to plan entire trips around what we're going to …

On the Red Couch with Model and Advocate Christy Turlington Burns

Shortly after the birth of her first child, Christy Turlington got a big scare. She experienced inexplicable complications that made her aware of the …

Van Cleef & Arpels 2009 #HighJewelry collection 744 Fifth celebrated the 70th anniversary of #FifthAvenueVCA boutique, such as the Tess earrings.

Now This Is A Bridge We'd Like To Cross

Admittedly, we have a soft spot for bridges. From actual living bridges to proposed trampolines across the Seine, we just think bridges are super nifty.<p>Enter the "Mobius" bridge that's proposed for the Dragon King Harbor River development in Changsha, China. The Dutch firm NEXT Architects recently …

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Water Wars: Who Controls The Flow?

So often, we take water for granted. We turn on the faucet and there it is. We assume it's our right in America to have water. And yet, water is a resource. It's not always where we need it, or there when we need it.<p>Rivers don't follow political boundaries — they flow through states and over …

The Rocks Luxury Villas - Koh Tao, Thailand An...

<b>The Rocks Luxury Villas - Koh Tao, Thailand</b><p>An exclusive resort in Koh Tao, southern Thailand, The Rocks Luxury Villas consists of four private …

Good Czech Fun: Prague’s Best Microbreweries

There were two words I saw more than any other on a recent trip to Prague: PILSNER URQUELL.<p>The gold-hued beer is manufactured on a massive level today (it’s still produced in the city of Pilsen, where it was first brewed in 1842), and it’s served everywhere you look.<p>On the opposite end of this …

The World’s Best Pâtisseries

Are you salivating yet? Wait for it….<p><b>1. Sweet Lady Jane</b><i><br>8360 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, California, USA</i><p>This upscale bakery makes some of the best lemon meringue tarts, flourless chocolate cake, and cheesebread in the U.S. The decorated cakes are both visual and culinary masterpieces. Grab a seat …

10 Great Street Markets

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><b>1. St. Lawrence Market, Toronto, Canada</b><p>This farmers’ market emporium has operated since 1803, when it cohabitated with Toronto’s city hall. Redeveloped between the 1970s and 1990s after long neglect, the area’s mix of homes and businesses showcases urban regeneration. More …

Asian-Inspired Chocolate in Brussels

When we travel, we can become someone else, and in Brussels, I fancied myself a chocolate designer. I’d open a small corner shop just off the Grand Place, where it’s less chaotic and I could create beautiful pieces of art that also happen to be delicious. It would be more of a chocolate salon, a …

Blueberry Fields Forever

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>Call it my double life. Each spring I tuck my passport away and turn into a blueberry farmer, tending the crop on a 40-acre organic farm in Maine.<p>Few of my white-collar colleagues know about this side of my life; even fewer of my fellow farmers have an inkling of my world …

"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles

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Powerfully Poetic Self-Portraits of a Former Dancer

Australian dancer-turned-photographer Ingrid Endel has used her camera as a creative outlet ever since her dancing career was cut short, after 12 years of training, due to repeated knee injuries. Thankfully, the young creative found a new passion for photography that allows her to incorporate her …

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Vatican in a Bind About Santa Muerte

Church official makes first statement on the Mexican cult of Holy Death.<p><b>In 2010 I wrote a story about a new religious cult that appeared to be emanating from Mexico's terrible prisons and among members of the drug world.</b><p>It revolves around a Halloween-type shrouded skeleton, and the image seems to …

Know Before You Go: Paris

If Paris is a croissant, crafted with immeasurable pride, kneaded by the hands of many, some visitors only get a taste of the flaky exterior. Whether you’re traveling for a long weekend or coming back for more, here’s a quick primer on getting to, from, and around this iconic city with ease.<p><b>Know</b> …

Chaos and Confusion Following Elephant Poaching in a Central African World Heritage Site

Changing Planet<p>As poachers fired on forest elephants inside the Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, a World Heritage Site in the Central African Republic (CAR), the impotence of foreign governments and non-governmental organizations in preventing the slaughter of wildlife amid political chaos was, once …

Mysterious Mounds: Uncovering Matagalpa Archaeology in Central Nicaragua

Wildlife<p><i>National Geographic explorer and archaeologist Alex Geurds is currently in the field investigating a unique, prehistoric, ceremonial center of stone circles in Central Nicaragua. Follow the expedition here on Explorers Journal through updates from him and his team.</i><p>Ashes are drifting across …

Why you shouldn't go back to school

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Flipboard for Neighborhood Activists, Issue Advocates, Political Junkies and Pols

Inside Flipboard / May 7, 2013<p>Flipboard 2.0 gives readers a new outlet for their creative potential and tools to express their views, passions and …