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My Terrible/Wonderful Typically Australian Day

Christine Negroni | Posted 04.25.2016 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Many tenderfoots are here for the spectacular views No irregular rider goes out on a horse without expecting sore muscles the next day. The price see...

Victoria, British Columbia: Wine, Dine, Bike & Hike

Joan Gelfand | Posted 03.08.2016 | Travel
Joan Gelfand

Reached easily by plane or a relaxed ferry ride from Seattle, Victoria, B.C. boasts a temperate climate, world class scenery and an abundance of bountiful food markets, trendy farm to table restaurants, wineries and breweries.

Biker's Wild Routes Will Put Your SoulCycle Workouts To Shame

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.22.2016 | Good News

This biker has spun his workout into an incredible work of art. Avid cyclist Stephen Lund, from Canada's Victoria, British Columbia, attaches a GPS t...

Foolhardy Man Somehow Cheats Death While Trying To Cross Train Tracks

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.21.2016 | Weird News

Risking your life to shave a few minutes off your commute isn't worth it. Just ask this reckless man, who came terrifyingly close to being killed when...

This Woman Got A Surprise Baby Shower From Oprah -- Here's What It Taught Her

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 11.25.2015 | OWN

When Oprah announced that she was taking "The Oprah Winfrey Show" to Australia in 2010, there were few people more excited than ultimate viewer and Vi...

'Victoria' Is A Heist Thriller That Was Actually Shot In One Take

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.07.2015 | Entertainment

Hitchcock tried it in "Rope." Alejandro G. Iñárritu attempted it in "Birdman." And "The Russian Ark" pulled it off for a full 99 minutes. But German...

5 Affordable Off-Peak Destinations Worth a Visit This Fall

Oyster | Posted 09.09.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Many associate the end of summer with the return to the grind -- but it doesn't have to be so! As professional vacationers (hey, it actually can be a lot of work -- and someone's got to do it), we here at Oyster.com would beg to differ.

New Underwater Discovery Gives The Great Barrier Reef A Run For Its Money

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.09.2015 | Science

Looks like one of the world's most famous natural wonders has some pretty impressive competition. This week, researchers in Australia announced the di...

2015 Catastrophic Fires Continue; Climate Change Held Culpable

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 03.15.2015 | Green
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

Another fantastic post by climate campaigner, Guy Ragen, from the Australian Conservation Foundation. Since it's extremely difficult to find an Ameri...

Cute Ducks Waddling and Saving the World

Rescue Idiot | Posted 02.07.2015 | Good News
Rescue Idiot

This video of individuals saving ducks lives just made my Monday. One of the most inspiring animal videos I've seen, focuses not on animals looking sa...

Sunny Days in the Park With Victoria

Jill Robinson | Posted 01.26.2015 | Los Angeles
Jill Robinson

Pancho Kohner, the independent producer, has created a film to remain on the walls of the soul.

Hakkasan Is Celebrating Chinese Holiday with Special Menu!

Jay Weston | Posted 11.28.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

all photos by Jay and Hakkasan I once visited China in early October and found the entire nation in chaos. Millions of people fighting to get onto tr...

Where are Rent Prices Getting Cheaper (and Where are They Rising the Most?)

Courtney Craig | Posted 08.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
Courtney Craig

If you think the rent is too damn high, you're in luck - if you live in a city where rent prices are actually going down.

18 Reasons Why Australia Is Travel Heaven

minube | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel
minube

With it's vast and varied landscapes, unique wildlife, and white-sand beaches, Australia is one of the most interesting continents around.

Boston and Melbourne: Separated at Birth?

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.20.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Sydney, Australia, and New York are superman destinations, wrestling for attention and flying onto the world's front page. Boston and Melbourne? They're more like spectacled Clark Kents. And each is secretly glad.

6 Quirky Destinations In Melbourne

Black Tomato | Posted 03.20.2013 | Travel
Black Tomato

Melbourne will leave a lasting impression on any discerning traveller, and we can guarantee that it will become one of your top cities to explore time and time again.

Teen Hero Saves HOW Many Lives?!

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 06.14.2012 | Teen

Nineteen-year-old Sam Porter from Melbourne, Australia saved a life yesterday -- but it wasn't as shocking of an event as you might think. The teen, w...

Alice -- Victoria!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.27.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Welcome to the 2012 Victorian Extravaganza in Llandudno, the largest street entertainment event in Wales. My Dearest Cousin Anne, Have been invited...

'Occupy' Your Next Vacation

Pam Grout | Posted 01.09.2012 | Travel
Pam Grout

Would you rather line the pockets of the big corporations who run the major hotel chains, or would you instead like to use your buying power to support little guys who are trying to change the world?

What I've Learned From Canada's Election Campaign

Bill Mann | Posted 06.26.2011 | World
Bill Mann

A few things I've learned covering Canada's current national election campaign for MarketWatch.com this past month from my vantage point on the Canadian border, where I get Canadian radio and TV.

Australia Summer Marked By Snow, Heavy Flooding (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It may be summertime "down under," but instead of sunshine and warm breezes, Australia has been hit with severe weather conditions, including unseason...

High Tea at the Fairmont Empress, Victoria, B.C.

Chris Gray Faust | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Chris Gray Faust

I'm not going to lie: If I had my way, I'd live in hotels full-time. And my hotel of choice would be one of the sprawling Victorian fantasies built by the Canadian Pacific Railway in the late 1800s.

NBC's Vancouver Olympics Coverage Not Too Bad, Eh?

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Bill Mann

As much as it pains this long-time newspaper TV critic to do so, I must admit that NBC did a pretty good job up here in Vancouver.

Tomorrow's Events and Sales: Meet Victoria's Secret Angel Alessandra Ambrosio

NYMag.com | NYMag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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And Gap and J.Crew are having great online sales....

Barnabas Gordon Brown

Glenwood Springs Post Independent | Post Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Barnabas Gordon Brown passed away in Healdsburg, CA on Nov. 30, 2009. He is survived by Jessica, his wife; his children, Ezra, Portia, and Israel. Par...