Santorini Hike

Posted by Jim LaBuda on 4th Jan 2018

Santorini, Greece has become a home away from home to me. Even though it’s one of the most photographed places in the world, I never grow tired of the panoramic views this incredible island offers.The whitewashed buildings cling to the caldera walls 400 yards above the Aegean Sea, sparkling in the sunlight. They contrast sharply with the dark earthy tones on the steep, rocky cliffs. The vivid blue domes of the churches stand proudly across th...
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​A Feeling of Accomplishment, Gratitude, and Love: A Journey to the Top of Mount Kilimanjaro (Part 6)

Posted by Suzanne Heskin on 8th Dec 2017

This is part 6 of Suzanne’s journey to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in support of the American Foundation for Children with AIDs. To read the rest of the series, click here.I saw Melissa sitting on a rock looking into the sun, tears streaming down her cheeks. My heart went out to her, as I could imagine the frustration. To be so close and to be told to stop. I remember telling her that she made it to 18,885 feet, higher than most people w...
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Introduction to Tokyo's Neighborhoods (Part 3)

Posted by Ashley Atkinson-Leon on 3rd Nov 2017

This is a primer to some of Tokyo’s neighborhoods and areas of interests, including famous attractions, cultural activities, foods, and more. To read about other Tokyo neighborhoods and the rest of Japan, click here.RoppongiRoppongi is a highly-industrialized area with lots of malls and restaurants. They have some nice Italian restaurants there, and I had pasta with mushrooms and bacon in an alfredo sauce at the one we went to.One thing to note...
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