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Hawaii is – for real – the last place on earth I thought I’d ever visit (I grew up in small town Iowa in a family who, while I love them, had zero desire or ability to travel beyond the confines of the Midwest). 846 more words



Director: Guy Maddin
Year: 1992
Country: Canada
Language: English

Guy Maddin is one of Canada’s most celebrated directors, and also a personal favourite of mine. It’s hard to know quite what to make of Maddin’s films. 384 more words

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Team Walker Goes to China

We’re Adopting! ¬†

We won’t be starting a new blog (and this one will stay focused on the trips we are taking) but we will try to keep up with the process on the page¬†Our Next Adventure.

North America

Ho, ho, ho! SantaCon is coming to town

NEW YORK (Reuters) – From Boston to Austin and Chicago to Los Angeles, revelers across the United States will be donning red and white suits this weekend to mark the worldwide SantaCon holiday pub crawl. 237 more words

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Weekend in New York

As some of you may know, my sister and I won a free trip to New York in November, and I made this very elaborate list of things to do in the Big Apple but there’s just SO MUCH things to do in this amazing city, one weekend wasn’t enough. 509 more words


U.S. boots Syria anti-IS forces & urges Gulf military self-reliance

By William Maclean

MANAMA (Reuters) – The United States will send 200 additional military personnel including special forces to the campaign against Islamic State in Syria to create a “tornado” of pressure against the group’s Raqqa hub, U.S. 481 more words

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