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10 Insanely Charming World Heritage Towns and Cities in Asia

by inspirock @ inspirock

Living history lessons, World Heritage cities in Asia are ideal for curious travelers seeking unique cultural experiences. They’re both a trip back in time, as well as a chance to learn something about Asia’s hopes for the future. Planning a trip with one or all ten of our suggestions in mind will enrich your Asian vacation…

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School of Humanity: The Season of Self-Sacrifice E41

School of Humanity: The Season of Self-Sacrifice E41

by Katherine Laguna @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Join R & J as they discuss altruism and how giving of oneself helps us to become who we truly are and aide in the discovery of our images in the likeness of God.

Day 2 in Amsterdam: Hungry Birds Food Tour!

Day 2 in Amsterdam: Hungry Birds Food Tour!

by Heather @ the stories that I'm telling.

The best thing about our trip was that Kevin planned all of it, and I just had to show up. We didn’t know much about Amsterdam before we arrived in the city, so we started off our first full day with a food tour. I’d never been on a food tour before, but I definitely…

Day 3 in Amsterdam – Visiting the Amsterdam Museum

Day 3 in Amsterdam – Visiting the Amsterdam Museum

by Heather @ the stories that I'm telling.

Our third day in Amsterdam was a full day, and it started quite early. We were up by 7am and out the door to explore the city and find breakfast by 7:30am. Given how quiet we’d noted the nightlife to be the previous evening, we had suspected the city would be bustling in the early…

Chef’s Table and Wine Paired Dinner for 5

by Global Cravings @ Global Cravings

When you think of Walt Disney World in terms of eating, you're probably thinking of Mickey shaped waffles, Mickey ice cream bars, candy apples and $13.00 chicken fingers.  And,  of course, you'd be correct.  Not that anything is wrong with those items( i definitely indulged in a Mickey bar while I was ther and it [...]

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Six sisters rejoice for their years of service

by Christine Young @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

By Laura Dodson and Julie Conroy, Florida Catholic Correspondents – October 30, 2017 The Diocese of Orlando recognizes six religious with thanksgiving for their commitment to love and serve God and His people through teaching, social justice, and formation in the Catholic faith. Together, our Jubilarians celebrate 305 years of service to God! May the beauty … Continue reading "Six sisters rejoice for their years of service"

A great way to get involved

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

  Reading, greeting, or singing at Mass on a Sunday is a great way to get involved in the church community. This year, students of St. Joseph Catholic School in Palm Bay were encouraged to participate in various ways once a month at church on Sundays throughout the year. On Dec. 10, 2017, the school’s … Continue reading "A great way to get involved"

8 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BAGAN, MYANMAR

by huyhoang92 @ EN – To travel is to live

Among all the cities in Myanmar, Bagan is the most ideal destination for tourists to visit regardless of the time of the year. Unlike cities in the lower part of Myanmar, Bagan does not experience a rainy season and it is the perfect climate of Bagan that enables tourists to discover and explore the ancient [...]

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You’re Amazing with Justin Fatica

You’re Amazing with Justin Fatica

by Katherine Laguna @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Justin Fatica is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of “Hard as Nails”—a national Catholic Organization serving schools and churches across the country. Justin joins Faith Fit Radio host Katherine Laguna to share his mission of awakening the world to the power of God’s love by simply being your amazing self.

Are you ready for Advent? – December 2017

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Thus we shall always be with the Lord. Therefore, console one another with these words. 1 Thes 4:17,18 My Sisters and Brothers in Christ: Are you ready? We are half-way through the month of December; we mark the time of the season of Advent as we await Christmas Day.  During the Advent season, we are … Continue reading "Are you ready for Advent? – December 2017"

Incredible photos of Nepal shot on iPhone 8 Plus

by Thuymi @ Adventure Faktory 🌍 A platform gathering inspiring travel experiences to inspire people to travel more and live abroad.

As much as we love our photography on DSLRs, there’s no complete trip without our iPhones. Mobile phones nowadays have cameras that are out of this world and we have to admit that sometimes the...

How to Plan a Trip to Serbia

by Guest Blogger @ inspirock

Serbia is considered off the beaten track, as far as major European travel destinations are concerned. The landlocked country hasn’t enjoyed as much tourism exposure as its neighbours, making for an abundance of crowd-free attractions, compared to the likes of say Greece, Italy, or France. It is therefore expected that you may not know where…

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Putting Montreal’s Place in Rock History Under the Spotlight

by Rebecca Baer @ Fodors Travel Guide

From John Lennon to Leonard Cohen to Arcade Fire, rock and pop music as we know it wouldn’t exist without Montreal, Quebec.

Why You Should Climb 5,500 Steps In The Dark

by Sarah Harvey @ Fodors Travel Guide

Join the 20,000 pilgrims who climb 5,500 stairs to the summit of Sri Pada, or “Adam’s Peak”, the most sacred mountain in Sri Lanka.

Venture to Vietnam! Fly round-trip to Ho Chi Minh City from Seattle, San Francisco or Los Angeles for $520, incl. taxes

Venture to Vietnam! Fly round-trip to Ho Chi Minh City from Seattle, San Francisco or Los Angeles for $520, incl. taxes


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Embark on the Asian adventure of your dreams, Pirates! We have found a great sale on round-trip flights to Vietnam from Seattle for $520, San Francisco for $538 or Los Angeles for $568, including taxes! Ride on the back of one of Vietnam's famous scooters, head out on a delicious food tour (or do both)…

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Vietnam Destination Tours


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Seeing with the eyes of wisdom – January 2018

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Here I am, Lord; I come to do your will. Psalm 40 My Sisters and Brothers in Christ: Recently, Pope Francis spoke to young people in Bangladesh about the word, “wisdom”.  He said that the one thing that directs and guides us on to the right path is wisdom, the wisdom born of faith.  It … Continue reading "Seeing with the eyes of wisdom – January 2018"

Should You Go Here: The Museum of Toilets

by Audrey Farnsworth @ Fodors Travel Guide

Hello, and welcome back to the column where I advise you whether or not to go somewhere.

Fools for Christ: What are you thankful for? E33

Fools for Christ: What are you thankful for? E33

by Katherine Laguna @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Kimmy and Dan elaborate eleven elements of Thanksgiving they highlight during this holiday of family, friends and unity.

A Show of Stewardship

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

At St. Mary Magdalen School in Altamonte Springs, the 8th grade Religion class began discussing the topic of stewardship. What does it mean to show stewardship? How can we be good stewards in our faith? Some students suggested that stewardship is taking care of and watching over a pet, or being responsible for a younger … Continue reading "A Show of Stewardship"

Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide 2018 | Ho Chi Minh City Tourism - KAYAK

Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide 2018 | Ho Chi Minh City Tourism - KAYAK


KAYAK

Planning to visit Ho Chi Minh City? Discover how to get there, where to stay, what to do, where to eat and more, in the best guide to Ho Chi Minh City, from KAYAK.

MICE – THE MOST POPULAR KIND OF TRAVEL AT THIS TIME

by huyhoang92 @ EN – To travel is to live

Nowadays, the demand or interest of tourism from all over the world is rising quickly, either the trend of group travel. There is a definition born to serve this need – MICE What is MICE? The term “MICE” in the context of travel is an acronym for Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions. It refers to [...]

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Sabiduría, viendo con los ojos de Cristo – Enero 2018

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Aquí estoy, Señor; Vengo a hacer tu voluntad Salmo 40 Mis hermanos y hermanas en Cristo: Recientemente, el Papa Francisco les habló a los jóvenes en Bangladesh acerca de la palabra ‘sabiduría’. Dijo que lo que nos dirige y guía hacia el camino correcto es la sabiduría, la sabiduría que nace de la fe. Es … Continue reading "Sabiduría, viendo con los ojos de Cristo – Enero 2018"

Venice, Italy – A Food Tour in the Floating City

by Global Cravings @ Global Cravings

With a population of around 50,000 residents, Venice is now mainly a tourist city and which is also it's main financial source.  Cruise ship port in their cruisers from around the world who are trying to check off items on their bucket list and Venice is on almost everyone's bucket list.  With thousands of [...]

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WHAT NATIONALITIES ARE ALLOWED FOR EXEMPTION VISA IN VIETNAM ?

by huyhoang92 @ EN – To travel is to live

Vietnam is an attractive destination for tourists worldwide. Addition, Vietnam let’s visa-free tourists stay longer, may add more countries to waiver list. Foreign tourists who are already exempt from visa requirements will be allowed to extend their stay in Vietnam to up to 30 days, instead of 15 days. The government has ordered the Vietnam [...]

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Club Yebo Hotel In The Heart Of Playa del Carmen

by Global Cravings @ Global Cravings

If you want to be in the heart of Playa del Carmen there are a few things that you usually have to sacrifice. Peace and quiet when you want it and cost. Enter Hotel Club Yebo. This small quaint hotel that is nestled one block down from 5th avenue and one block away from [...]

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48 Hours in Memphis

by Alexis Korman @ Fodors Travel Guide

From barbecue to blues, here are our tips for packing the best of Memphis into two short, but rocking days.

Celebrating 50 Years of Service – Sister of the Religious Teachers Filippini, Dorothy Sayers

by Christine Young @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

By Laura Dodson and Julie Conroy, Florida Catholic Correspondents – October 30, 2017 “Fifty years later, I realize I gave nothing. God gave everything,” said Sister Dorothy Sayers, principal of Holy Family Catholic School in Orlando. “I truly believe that when I first had an inkling of entering religious life, it was a pull of my … Continue reading "Celebrating 50 Years of Service – Sister of the Religious Teachers Filippini, Dorothy Sayers"

Is the World’s Weirdest Art Gallery in Tasmania?

by Lisa Jackson @ Fodors Travel Guide

Watch a machine process food and poop, experience being “euthanized,” witness a living, breathing man-as-art display, all brought to you by the mad genius who parks in a space reserved for “God.”

St. Joseph School Honors Veterans

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

United States veterans are very important to our country. Once soldiers who defended and protected the nation, these men and women risked their lives in the process, fighting against other countries all around the world, including Iraq, Japan, and Norway to keep our country safe. St. Joseph Catholic School held a Veterans’ Mass and Breakfast … Continue reading "St. Joseph School Honors Veterans"

School of Humanity: The Artist’s Creation E40

School of Humanity: The Artist’s Creation E40

by Katherine Laguna @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Rachel and Jason explore the state of wonder an artist experiences when creating expressions of art.

School fundraisers bring the community together

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Several recent fundraisers for the St. Joseph Catholic School community in Palm Bay brought the school and parish communities together to enjoy one another and help their parish school during the Christmas season. On Nov. 29, many turned out for Barnes and Noble Night at the local bookstore. Sophia, an eighth grade student who attended … Continue reading "School fundraisers bring the community together"

Florida Food Tour of Miami's South Beach in United States North America

Florida Food Tour of Miami's South Beach in United States North America


WizTours

A food tour so good you can taste it! Feel like a local as you check out some of the local top foodie spots with your friendly tour guide all while having a chance to sample delicious dishes. In addition to stopping in restaurants and tasting a varie

5 TIPS THAT YOU HAVE TO KNOW ABOUT VIETNAM’S CURRENCY AND WEATHER

by huyhoang92 @ EN – To travel is to live

You like travelling, You have come to visit so many places in the world, but now you still have a chance to explore Vietnam. It’s very neccessary for foreign guests who haven’t known anything about currency and weather of this nation – keys for safe and sound trips. Here are 5 tips that should help [...]

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Solidarity in Suffering

by Christine Young @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

We must not resign ourselves to thinking of a Middle East without Christians, who for 2,000 years have confessed the name of Jesus, and have been fully integrated as citizens into the social, cultural and religious life of the nations to which they belong.” Pope Francis, 21 November 2013 The Christian presence in the Holy … Continue reading "Solidarity in Suffering"

14 DAYS, 14 DANCES: a most epic DANCE-A-THON is happening right.now.

by Kristin @ Will Travel For Vegan Food

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Holy Family School celebrates Our Lady’s birth

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

On December 7, 2017, Holy Family Catholic School in Orlando celebrated the feast of the Immaculate Conception in a special way. All the school children came together to say the rosary, sing songs and dedicate a white flower to the Blessed Mother. The stage was beautifully set with Christmas trees and a heart shaped frame … Continue reading "Holy Family School celebrates Our Lady’s birth"

Chef’s Table and Wine Paired Dinner for 5

by Global Cravings @ Orlando, FL – Global Cravings

When you think of Walt Disney World in terms of eating, you're probably thinking of Mickey shaped waffles, Mickey ice cream bars, candy apples and $13.00 chicken fingers.  And,  of course, you'd be correct.  Not that anything is wrong with those items( i definitely indulged in a Mickey bar while I was ther and it [...]

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Epcot Food and Wine Festival

by Global Cravings @ Orlando, FL – Global Cravings

The festival is made up of 30+ different kiosks all situated in the World Showcase.  Each kiosk represents a different country, and each country puts out signature food, wine, beer and/or cocktails that best represents their country.  The other cool thing to note is that all kiosks are actually staffed by members from that designated country. [...]

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HUE CUISINE : 7 BEST LOCAL FOOD FOR IN HUE

by huyhoang92 @ EN – To travel is to live

Among all the cities in Myanmar, Bagan is the most ideal destination for tourists to visit regardless of the time of the year. Unlike cities in the lower part of Myanmar, Bagan does not experience a rainy season and it is the perfect climate of Bagan that enables tourists to discover and explore the ancient [...]

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Travelling with the Canon Mark IV

by Thuymi @ Adventure Faktory 🌍 A platform gathering inspiring travel experiences to inspire people to travel more and live abroad.

After meeting talented photographers from @DiscoveryEarth Instagram account, we asked them what would be their ultimate photography gear. They came back to us with the Canon 5D Mark IV accompanied by these 2 lenses: 24-70mm...

Switzerland Trip Planner: 5 Cities You Must Visit

by Guest Blogger @ inspirock

A fascinating country, boasting four official languages and some of the prettiest train trips in the world, Switzerland has something for everyone. Among world-famous chocolate, watches, cheese, and army knives, you will find medieval architecture, mountains, and lakes, alongside contemporary centers. Most Switzerland itineraries include world cities Zurich and Geneva. However, picturesque Switzerland is often…

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School of Humanity: Melody of our Hearts E39

School of Humanity: Melody of our Hearts E39

by Katherine Laguna @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Rachel and Jason welcome special guest Katherine Laguna as they discuss how music resonates to our humanity and makes us vulnerable to the love of God.

School of Humanity: Art of Recollection Part 2 E38

School of Humanity: Art of Recollection Part 2 E38

by Katherine Laguna @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Rachel and Jason discuss the Art of Recollection and how it is the key to an active prayer life.

Bali Nusa Dua, Indonesia – A Break from our Vacation

by Global Cravings @ Global Cravings

Many people say that time shares are a waste of money. I say they are dead wrong! Without our time share, we wouldn't have been able to enjoy a fabulous week in Bali, Indonesia, let alone other amazing places around the world. This is a week of relaxation that we needed and perfect timing after [...]

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Unique Ho Chi Minh restaurants - Feet on Foreign Lands

Unique Ho Chi Minh restaurants - Feet on Foreign Lands


Feet on Foreign Lands

From local restaurants through to fine dining, we like to mix it up to try out the best a city or town has to offer. In this post, I round-up just some of the eating experiences we had in Saigon. Eleven unique Ho Chi Minh restaurants, each quite different.

Day 2 in Amsterdam: Hungry Birds Food Tour!

Day 2 in Amsterdam: Hungry Birds Food Tour!


the stories that I'm telling.

The best thing about our trip was that Kevin planned all of it, and I just had to show up. We didn’t know much about Amsterdam before we arrived in the city, so we started off our first full …

10 Best Restaurants in Downtown Orlando - The Best Places to Eat in Downtown Orlando

10 Best Restaurants in Downtown Orlando - The Best Places to Eat in Downtown Orlando


orlando.com

The best restaurants in Downtown Orlando are mostly located on Church Street, and true to form, our list are dominated by the finest venues found on this iconic entertainment street in the center of the city. There is a completely different feel to this part of Orlando, far

Ofrendas de oración a Dios – Noviembre 2017

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

No cesamos de dar gracias a Dios, porque cuando recibieron la Palabra que le predicamos, ustedes la aceptaron no como palabra humana, sino como lo que es realmente, como Palabra de Dios, que actúa en ustedes, los que creen. 1 Tesalonicenses 2:13 Mis hermanos y hermanas en Cristo, San Pablo les habla a los Tesalonicenses … Continue reading "Ofrendas de oración a Dios – Noviembre 2017"

TOP 10 BEST “PHO” RESTAURANTS IN VIETNAM

by huyhoang92 @ EN – To travel is to live

It has been a long time that “PHO” is one of the traditional quisines of Vietnam besides “Banh My”. It is no exaggeration to say that visitors coming to Vietnam usually marvel and get impressed since the first taste of “PHO”. Let Idealtravelasia suggest you some good restaurants so that you will not have to [...]

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Under the Tuscan Sun

by Global Cravings @ Global Cravings

The beauty of Tuscany lies not only in the beautiful city of Florence but also I the Tuscan countryside.  And, in our humble opinion, a trip to Tuscany is not complete without a visit to one of the many hillside villages and towns. We were able to visit Siena on a day trip from Florence, [...]

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Fools for Christ: The Common Good E35

Fools for Christ: The Common Good E35

by Katherine Laguna @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Pope Francis gave a surprising homily during vespers on December 31, 2017. Dan and Kimmy talk about the call to gratitude, our commitment to the common good, and what this means for 2018.

InterContinental Saigon

InterContinental Saigon


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Tasmania’s Fierce Foodie Scene Is a Travel Must-Try

by Sarah Treleaven @ Fodors Travel Guide

Tasmanians have long worshipped sea and soil, but a new generation of restaurateurs are bringing local ingredients to the fore.

The Christmas Tableau celebrates the Christmas season

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

One of the oldest traditions at Holy Family Catholic School in Orlando is the Christmas Tableau. Celebrated for many years, it is one of the most anticipated events in the school and parish. The eighth graders are put in charge of carrying out this very important event. What is the Tableau? It is the portrayal … Continue reading "The Christmas Tableau celebrates the Christmas season"

Cai Rang Floating Market and the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

by Global Cravings @ Global Cravings

Touring a floating market in the Mekong Delta is a box that many travellers to Vietnam wish to check, and none are bigger, or more popular than Can Tho's Cai Rang Market.   When we visited the Mekong Delta area 3 years ago, we went to stay at Mike's family home in Vinh Long, which lies [...]

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Those Catholic Shrinks: Counseling within Confession E10

Those Catholic Shrinks: Counseling within Confession E10

by Katherine Laguna @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Father Ben Lehnertz join Lisa and Regina this week to share how the world of counseling collides with the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

Top 4 Stop in District 1: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Top 4 Stop in District 1: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Nicole Travels

Ho Chi Minh City is the capitol city of Vietnam. Previously named Saigon, it is now named after the country’s former president. I had just over 24 hours in Ho Chi Minh which was plenty of time to toured District 1. District 1 is the center of the city. There are many museums and governmental buildings here, …

In Honour of the Mitsubishi

In Honour of the Mitsubishi

by Heather @ the stories that I'm telling.

The somewhat unnamed guest (or host, rather) on all of our Portugal adventures was the purple and silver Mitsubishi, the pick-up truck of Kevin’s late grandfather, Avô Eugenio. This mammoth of a truck represents countless memories for Kevin and his brother, who spent their summers in the Algarve with their grandparents. Until recently, Avo Maria kept…

Day 1 in Amsterdam: Walking & Eating!

Day 1 in Amsterdam: Walking & Eating!

by Heather @ the stories that I'm telling.

The week before we went to Amsterdam, Kevin met up with a friend who had visited the city multiple times. The friend was insistent that we seek out and eat an Indonesian dish called “rijsttafel”. Naturally, we did our research, and it was the first thing we did (after checking into our hotel, and allotting…

Celebrating 25 Years of Service – Sister of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Reparatrix, Juliet Nakalema

by Christine Young @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Sister Juliet Nakalema celebrates 25 years of religious life and love that she considers foundational to who she is. “We prayed constantly and talked about God everywhere,” said Sister Nakalema of her upbringing. “I never saw anyone in my family ashamed of prayer. I was four years old when I started leading prayer and the … Continue reading "Celebrating 25 Years of Service – Sister of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Reparatrix, Juliet Nakalema"

Pinwheels for Peace, Another Step Toward Unity

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

As human beings, there are times we do not always live in peace. War and strife consistently plague almost every corner of the planet. Gang violence, domestic disputes, and political disagreements have led to major separation between the general populace. Like many others, the Pinwheels for Peace movement is trying to unify the world under … Continue reading "Pinwheels for Peace, Another Step Toward Unity"

Community Rises in Face of Hurricane Irma Devastation

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

In September of this year, Florida residents experienced a catastrophic hurricane, Irma. It was hard to witness this tragedy that caused so much damage and devastation. The full force of the hurricane plowed over the Caribbean Islands. The Florida Keys were devastated. All of Florida was affected by Hurricane Irma and Lakeland took a direct hit. As scary … Continue reading "Community Rises in Face of Hurricane Irma Devastation"

Pinwheels for Peace, Another Step Toward Unity

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

As human beings, there are times we do not always live in peace. War and strife consistently plague almost every corner of the planet. Gang violence, domestic disputes, and political disagreements have led to major separation between the general populace. Like many others, the Pinwheels for Peace movement is trying to unify the world under … Continue reading "Pinwheels for Peace, Another Step Toward Unity"

Revístanse de amor – Diciembre 2017

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Como elegidos de Dios, sus santos y amados, revístanse de sentimientos de profunda compasión. Practiquen la benevolencia, la humildad, la dulzura, la paciencia. Sopórtense unos a otros y perdónense mutuamente siempre que alguien tenga motivo de queja contra otro. El Señor los ha perdonado: hagan ustedes lo mismo. Sobre todo, revístanse del amor que es … Continue reading "Revístanse de amor – Diciembre 2017"

Trekking in Nepal

by Alli Ruttger @ Adventure Faktory 🌍 A platform gathering inspiring travel experiences to inspire people to travel more and live abroad.

When you decide to travel to Nepal, chances are that a trek through the Himalayas is in your plans. Trekking in Nepal can be for anyone. Even though Nepal is home to the world’s highest...

Sex, Lies, and Cobblestones: The Debaucherous Story Behind Malta’s Most Notorious Street

by Priscilla Totiyapungprasert @ Fodors Travel Guide

While the revelry may have quieted down, its reputation lives on. Valletta, the capital of Malta, has plenty to offer visitors in art, history, and high-brow entertainment. This UNESCO World Heritage Site and 2018 European Capital of Culture boasts theater performances, Baroque architecture, and relics from its military past. The fortified city is also home … Continued

We learned how to make pierogi this Christmas!

We learned how to make pierogi this Christmas!

by Heather @ the stories that I'm telling.

Every year for Christmas, my Nana Helen (mother of my mother) makes pierogies. My mom’s side of the family is Polish/Ukrainian, and while we dabble only very lightly in Eastern European holiday tradition, pierogies and sour cream are staples at all family events (along with cabbage rolls and borscht, but pierogies are the undeniable fan…

Hoi An, Vietnam: Back in our favorite city

by Global Cravings @ Global Cravings

We're back to one of our favorite cities, Hoi An, after a 3 year hiatus.  There was something almost comforting about being in familiar surroundings.  This time though, instead of staying in Hoi An ancient town, we found a home stay along that Thu Bon River.  Only a 10 minute bike ride from ancient tour [...]

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Booking.com: The largest selection of hotels, homes, and vacation rentals

Booking.com: The largest selection of hotels, homes, and vacation rentals


Booking.com

Whether you’re looking for hotels, homes, or vacation rentals, you’ll always find the guaranteed best price. Browse our accommodations in over 85,000 destinations.

Insider’s Guide to Ho Chi Minh City’s Street Food

Insider’s Guide to Ho Chi Minh City’s Street Food


Fodors Travel Guide

Navigate the chaotic street food scene of Ho Chi Minh City like a pro with our quick guide to no-fuss eating in this bustling Vietnamese metropolis.

January’s Featured Attractions and Activities

by inspirock @ inspirock

If you’re planning to travel more in 2018, January’s suggested attractions and activities are guaranteed to improve your chances of sticking to those New Year’s resolutions. Whether you’ve decided to spend more time on the beach or plan to learn a new skill, we’ve got an option to suit your resolution. We aim to please…

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10 Things to Do in Orlando in October | Uber Blog

10 Things to Do in Orlando in October | Uber Blog


Uber Blog

Here\u2019s how to have a low-key New Year\u2019s Eve in Orlando.

How WWI Helped Create France’s Most Notorious Serial Killer

by Paul Feinstein @ Fodors Travel Guide

Marcel Petiot was the worst serial killer in France’s history.

School of Humanity: Art of Recollection E37

School of Humanity: Art of Recollection E37

by Katherine Laguna @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Rachel and Jason discuss how recollecting yourself is a gateway to authentic prayer.

Girl Talk with Emily Wilson

Girl Talk with Emily Wilson

by Katherine Laguna @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Emily Wilson is a speaker, author and musician who travels the world sharing her faith through witness and worship. Emily joins Faith Fit Radio host Katherine Laguna to talk about self-worth, dating and what it means to be a woman of God.

5 Best Food Tours in Hanoi - Guided Tour of Hanoi’s Best Local Food

5 Best Food Tours in Hanoi - Guided Tour of Hanoi’s Best Local Food


vietnam-guide.com

Chewy rice noodles swimming in star anise-scented broth, a scattering of fragrant herbs and tangy nuoc nam over meats grilled to perfection—there are plenty of things to do in Hanoi, but in our minds, eating tops the list. With food tours in Hanoi for travelers of every culinary

November’s Featured Attractions and Activities

by inspirock @ inspirock

Gloomy skies may be standard November feature, but you’ll find nothing gloomy about this month’s suggested attractions and activities. Whether you’ll looking for brain-teasing escape games in Beirut or engaging food tours in Hong Kong, we’ve got your covered. Our suggestions also include a distillery and a boxing gym, so you can choose to spend…

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Saints Who Lead Us: The Irish Tenor E21

Saints Who Lead Us: The Irish Tenor E21

by Katherine Laguna @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Emmet Cahill, a billboard record-breaking Irish singer, has a love of music like St. Cecilia – patron of musicians. On this episode, Emmet joins Katherine to share his journey of faith and love of classical music!

SUPERFRESH ORGANIC CAFE | Brattleboro, Vermont

by Kristin @ Will Travel For Vegan Food

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Fort Lauderdale to Orlando: Distance & Other Travel Tips

Fort Lauderdale to Orlando: Distance & Other Travel Tips


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The distance from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale is 215 miles. Here are the best ways to get there.

Day 3 in Amsterdam – The Canal House Museum

Day 3 in Amsterdam – The Canal House Museum

by Heather @ the stories that I'm telling.

After visiting the Amsterdam Museum, we headed to the Canal House Museum, known as the “Museum of the Canals” or “Het Grachtenhuis“. The museum is located in an old house along an older portion of canals and it was delightful. While visiting Amsterdam we visited many museums, and we found nearly all of them to…

Saints Who Lead Us: Harmony of a Saint E20

Saints Who Lead Us: Harmony of a Saint E20

by Katherine Laguna @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

On the feast of St. Cecilia, Katherine and co-hosts Jason and Rachel Bulman continue their crossover episode with an electrifying podcast on Cecilia’s musical message from heaven and the world of music!

Society Café & Lounge just opened in Dubai and is way too Instagrammable!

by Thuymi @ Adventure Faktory 🌍 A platform gathering inspiring travel experiences to inspire people to travel more and live abroad.

This place is ideal for catch-up with friends and working on you laptop under the daylight The service is good The food you need to order are the delicious looking croissants We loved the decor, so Instagram...

Vegan Food @ MEXICAN RADIO (Schenectady & Hudson, NY)

by Kristin @ Will Travel For Vegan Food

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Faith and Catholic Rock Music with Daniel Oberreuter

Faith and Catholic Rock Music with Daniel Oberreuter

by Katherine Laguna @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Daniel Oberreuter—Lead singer of Catholic rock band “The Thirsting”—writes inspiring Catholic music on confession, the Eucharist, the Trinity and Mary. Daniel joins Faith Fit Radio host Katherine Laguna to share his love of the Catholic faith and the band’s new album titled Michael.

National Bible Week

by Christine Young @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

National Bible Week is November 12-18, 2017. This year’s theme is The Bible: A Book of Faith/ La Biblia: Un Libro de la Fe.  Join the celebration this week by making time to pray with Scripture. Click here to learn about the ancient art of Lectio Divina and Gospel contemplation – two forms of prayer centered on the … Continue reading "National Bible Week"

Flights to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) | Emirates United States

Flights to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) | Emirates United States


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Our guide to the best of Ho Chi Minh City—where to stay, what to see, and where to eat. Read exclusive Crew Tips and visit our interactive map and social wall. - Emirates United States

Nativity play offers glimpse into the birth of Christ

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

St. Joseph Catholic School students performed The Nativity Friday evening, December 15. This play was edited and perfected to show the audience how the birth of Christ may have looked. In this play, the audience witnessed the stories of Mary and Joseph, brought together by God to raise and nurture his only Son, who was … Continue reading "Nativity play offers glimpse into the birth of Christ"

Most Recent Peek Perfect Days in Ho Chi Minh City

Most Recent Peek Perfect Days in Ho Chi Minh City


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December’s Featured Attractions and Activities

by inspirock @ inspirock

This month’s suggested attractions and activities prove that December does’t have to be all about snow, ice, and frenzied holiday shopping. We’ve got your covered whether you wish to paraglide over the Swiss Alps or relieve stress at a modern Florida spa. You’ll also find historic golf courses and boat tour operators below. As well…

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10 NOTES WHILE TRAVELING TO THAILAND WITH IDEALTRAVELASIA

by huyhoang92 @ EN – To travel is to live

Thailand known for its breathtaking natural beauty, inspiring temples, and the finest beaches of the world…It’s always important to familarize yourself with local customs before traveling somewhere, out of respect. There are a lot of serious taboos in Thai culture that you should be aware of before you travel to have an amazing trip. Respecting [...]

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Photo Journal: Annapurna Circuit Loop Trek in Nepal

by Alli Ruttger @ Adventure Faktory 🌍 A platform gathering inspiring travel experiences to inspire people to travel more and live abroad.

To trek in Nepal is to be lifted, literally, away from it all. No matter how long you decide to trek for – 5 days, 12 days, 18 – you’re making the choice to remove...

Things to know before moving to Dubai

by Thuymi @ Adventure Faktory 🌍 A platform gathering inspiring travel experiences to inspire people to travel more and live abroad.

Thinking of a move in Dubai? There is so much you need to know! This article is about things you should know before moving to Dubai. We cover the serious side to the more humorous ones...

August’s Featured Attractions and Activities

by inspirock @ inspirock

This month our featured attractions range from a museum of witchcraft to a modern spa offering traditional treatments. In between those, we give you activities like cooking classes and guided cycling tours. The options below also include professional tour agents. Companies versed in helping travelers discover destinations as diverse as Morocco and India. Operators that…

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September’s Featured Attractions and Activities

by inspirock @ inspirock

September may be the beginning of fall, but there’s still no reason to fall out of love with travel. To get you going, we’ve prepared top ten September attractions and activities, which range from romantic cruises to golf resorts. The options below also include canopy and climbing excursions in South Africa and food tours in…

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June’s Featured Attractions and Activities

by inspirock @ inspirock

Schools out, time to travel! Our featured attractions and activities for June definitely cater to families with kids. But they also deliver something for single backpackers, romantic couples, groups of friends–and pretty much everyone else. The choices below include jeep tours and spas. Cooking classes and train rides. Stargazing and wine tasting. So you can…

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TOP 5 FAMILY ACTIVITIES YOU REALLY WANT TO TRY IN SOUTHEST ASIA

by huyhoang92 @ EN – To travel is to live

The question how you and your family can spend time together will probably come up first thing in your mind or will occur to you sooner of later. The good news is that, Vietnam is a great place for your family to be in. As you will soon find out, the sense of community – [...]

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Helping Puerto Rico Recover

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

On Friday October 6, 2017, St. Joseph Catholic School in Palm Bay held a collection at Mass for the people of Puerto Rico in need of supplies to recover from Hurricane Maria. The hurricane struck the U.S territory of over 3,000,000 people on September 20, 2017. St. Joseph Catholic School decided to help  as part … Continue reading "Helping Puerto Rico Recover"

Respecting & Loving Life with Dr. Lance Maki

Respecting & Loving Life with Dr. Lance Maki

by Katherine Laguna @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

From sanctity of life to natural family planning, renaissance man Dr. Lance Maki talks about the hard choices he made in order to live out his Catholic values and shares why it’s all worth it.

Parish and school honors Patroness of the Americas

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

On December 12, 2017, Holy Family Catholic Church and School in Orlando celebrated the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The Holy Family community took the opportunity during this day to recognize all cultures especially those of Latino heritage and to tell the story of her miraculous appearance in Mexico. The children of the … Continue reading "Parish and school honors Patroness of the Americas"

Day 3 in Amsterdam – Walking Lots & Visiting the Foam Museum

Day 3 in Amsterdam – Walking Lots & Visiting the Foam Museum

by Heather @ the stories that I'm telling.

Our last museum stop of the day was the “Foam” Museum, a well-reviewed photography museum. Before the museum though, we needed a lunch break. On the advice of Esther from the Hungry Birds Food Tour, we had lunch at Tomaz, an old restaurant in the old part of the city. When we asked where Dutch…

Put on Love – December 2017

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Put on, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience, bearing with one another and forgiving one another, if one has a grievance against another; as the Lord has forgiven you, so must you also do. And over all these put on love, that is, the bond of perfection. … Continue reading "Put on Love – December 2017"

School of Humanity: Strange Verses Part 1 E42

School of Humanity: Strange Verses Part 1 E42

by Katherine Laguna @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Rachel and Jason are joined by guest, Tom Ponchak—Director of Adult Faith Formation at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish in Carmel, Indiana. Listen as they explore the myths and truths of the Book of Revelation and the notion of the rapture.

You Won’t Believe What I Found (must see) – Vegan Food in Saigon/Ho Chi Minh City

by Kristin @ Will Travel For Vegan Food

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Students collect Christmas toys for sister diocese

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Saint Joseph Catholic School Student Council in Palm Bay collected toy cars and dolls for the children in Orlando’s sister Diocese of San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic, who might not get presents this Christmas. Student Council members collected gifts from Nov. 20 to Dec. 5. All the students who participated got a free … Continue reading "Students collect Christmas toys for sister diocese"

Those Catholic Shrinks: Healthy Habits of a Happy Marriage E9

Those Catholic Shrinks: Healthy Habits of a Happy Marriage E9

by Katherine Laguna @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Lisa and Regina discuss healthy habits couples can utilize in their own marriage. Every relationship is different and yet when we look at couples that find deep satisfaction in their vocations, we can see commonalities.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam v2.0

by Global Cravings @ Global Cravings

Being back in Ho Chi Minh City brings backs a lot of memories. Our first time was with my sister, brother-in-law, mom and dad. Now it's just Allison and I and I can't help but have tearful memories. This is where my mom had her last trip in a plane; this is where my [...]

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Community Comes Together to Support Puerto Rico  

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

On September 7, Hurricane Irma hit Puerto Rico. Thirteen days later Hurricane Maria made landfall. The aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria were devastating. There was no water or electricity. Destroyed were homes, airports, and docks making it extremely difficult for citizens of Puerto Rico to receive help. Luckily, many people and organizations have been … Continue reading "Community Comes Together to Support Puerto Rico  "

¿Están preparados? – Diciembre 2017

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

Y así permaneceremos con el Señor para siempre. Consuélense mutuamente con estos pensamientos. 1 Tesalonicenses 4:17-18 Mis hermanos y hermanas en Cristo: ¿Están preparados? Ya estamos a la mitad del mes de diciembre; marcamos la temporada de Adviento mientras esperamos por el día de Navidad. Durante la temporada de Adviento, ¡estamos llamados a mantenernos despiertos, … Continue reading "¿Están preparados? – Diciembre 2017"

Prayer Offerings to God – November 2017

by Glenda Meekins @ Diocese of Orlando, Florida

And for this reason we too give thanks to God unceasingly, that, in receiving the word of God from hearing us, you received not a human word but, as it truly is, the word of God, which is now at work in you who believe. 1 Thes 2:13 My Sisters and Brothers in Christ, St. Paul … Continue reading "Prayer Offerings to God – November 2017"

Plan a Culinary Trip to Vietnam

Plan a Culinary Trip to Vietnam


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Vietnam is the ultimate culinary travel destination. An itinerary based around these delicious meals is the perfect way to taste the real Vietnam!

October’s Featured Attractions and Activities

by inspirock @ inspirock

From historic candy stores, to a history-steeped aviation museum, we give you the perfect October attractions to chase those early autumn blues away. Among our suggestions, you’ll also find motorcycle excursions, food tours, and a witchcraft store. No tricks here, just an early Halloween treat for you. Begin planning a trip by using the choices below as…

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