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How to Help Japan After the Earthquake and Tsunami

The bad news coming out of Japan has been overwhelming: a tsunami, multiple earthquakes, a nuclear crisis and a sky-rocketing death toll. Todd Wassel, the prolific blogger behind Todd’s Wanderings, was actually visiting his wife’s family in Tokyo when the earthquake struck on March 11. When you want to help, it’s easy to feel helpless […]

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Christmas Decorations Around the World: Sydney, Brussels and More

Sure, the Christmas Tree at NYC’s Rockefeller Center may be a tourist mecca, but I love it anyway. While that massive tree is one of the world’s most famous Christmas displays, most cities around the world deck the streets, parks and squares for Christmas. A round-the-world tour for the month of December to see all […]

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