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Random Sunsets Around the World - Part 8, Australia and Canada - Sinking Low on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 01.15.2017 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The final blog in the current series on sunsets focusses on two (former British) commonwealths, Australia and Canada, again both the setting orb itsel...

Why Tasmania Should Be on Every Australian Itinerary

Nicola Barnard | Posted 01.13.2017 | Travel
Nicola Barnard

Naturally incredibly striking, Tasmania - an island state off the south coast of Australia and with a population of only half a million people - often...

Random Sunsets Around the World - Part 7, Asia - Sinking Low on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 01.08.2017 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The blog series on sunsets moves on to Asia today, once more including both the setting orb and wherever it casts its gilding rays. North Korea Ku...

Random Sunsets Around the World - Part 5, Southern Europe - Sinking Low on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 11.06.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Today the blog series on sunsets moves on to southern Europe, yet again focussing on the both the actual setting and the buildings or landscapes caugh...

Random Sunsets Around the World - Part 4, Arctic and Antarctic regions - Sinking Low on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.30.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Moving on from Africa, the blog series on sunsets goes sweeping off to the far north and far south, once again focussing not only on the sun's technic...

Random Sunsets Around the World - Part 3, Africa - Sinking Low on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.25.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The third in the series on randomly chosen sunsets focusses on Africa, again both the technicolour descent of the drowning orb and the gilded rays it ...

Random Sunsets Around the World - Part 2, South America and the Caribbean - Sinking Low on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.16.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The second in the series on randomly chosen sunsets, this time in South America and the Caribbean, both the technicolour descent of the drowning orb a...

There's More To An Hawaiian Sunset Than You Think

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 09.20.2016 | Hawaii
Alexis Sclamberg

One of my all time favorite moments of day is sunset. I live in San Francisco's Marina district just a few blocks from the Golden Gate Bridge, and on clear evenings I like to head down to the water to watch the sun set over the bridge.

Manhattanhenge Returns To The Big Apple For The Last Time In 2016

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 07.12.2016 | Science

Happy Manhattanhenge! The spectacular sunset that aligns perfectly with Manhattan’s street grid returns to New York City on Monday and Tuesday at 8:...

An Eye-Opening 360-Degree View Of The Arctic

The Huffington Post | Marc Janks | Posted 06.01.2016 | Home


Chaos in Motion: about murmurations & mental processes

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 05.09.2016 | Arts
Roeselien Raimond

Prior to writing an article, a storm might rage through my head. Ideas spontaneously sprout, patches of words, too fast to grab, fly by. Separate figm...

Great Barrier Island: New Zealand's Timeless Paradise Close to The City

Nicola Barnard | Posted 03.31.2016 | Travel
Nicola Barnard

With a permanent population of around 940 people, visiting Great Barrier Island feels like you have stepped back in time. It offers off-the-beaten-track bays and coves, stunning deserted beaches, beautiful rare birdlife, illuminating sunsets, peace and tranquility and a completely unique New Zealand experience.

Life Unfolding on the Suzhou Creek

Mimo Khair | Posted 03.11.2017 | Home
Mimo Khair

It's late afternoon, all are a bit too sluggish to go fast, slow moving people, dragging their feet, pushing their bikes uphill over the bridge and the woman too tired to walk, sits on top of her bike load letting her husband pull the tricycle; it has been a long day.

How Divorce Changed My Mind About Sunsets

Shannon Prentice | Posted 01.25.2017 | Divorce
Shannon Prentice

In our time living together in our west-facing house, he hadn't ever really shared my joy in sunsets. I never received sunset photo texts from him, and I often wished for more thoughtfulness during our marriage.

Sunsets on the Road: My Top Ten

Rick Steves | Posted 01.05.2017 | Travel
Rick Steves

I love sunsets. They can be a vivid and romantic capper for a beautiful day on the road. Here are a few dramatic and memorable sunsets that come to mind

Poem for January

Aron Wander | Posted 01.03.2017 | Arts
Aron Wander

Maybe winter isn't sad because it's cold or windy or all those other sad things, but because when the sun sets at 4:30 or 5 and you gather the contents of your day in a small sack, you find it weighs less than you had hoped.

The 11 Most Gorgeous Sunsets in the Whole Entire World

PureWow | Posted 12.17.2016 | Travel

Remember what we said about not Instagramming sunsets? Well, we'd like to amend the rule. Please refrain from Instagramming sunsets unless you happen ...

House-Passed Visa Waiver Discrimination is Trump Lite

Robert Naiman | Posted 12.12.2016 | Home
Robert Naiman

The world is full of people like me - people who were born in places that they are not "from." This is a basic fact about the world. You know it, I know it, and the American people know it. But the bill to tighten the visa waiver program that passed the House of Representatives doesn't acknowledge this reality. It treats people as being "from" places that they are not "from," simply because they happen to carry the nationality of that place, even if they have never set foot there.

Unless Verizon Is Branding the Sky

Joseph P. Farrell | Posted 12.06.2016 | New York
Joseph P. Farrell

At the end of the longest decade any of us had ever known, November came again. The temperature hadn't dropped but the sun was predictably low, castin...

We Rise in the East, We Set in the West...

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 10.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jamie Scanlon

As the sun rises and sets, it keeps burning, regardless of what we, anyone or anything says. It does what it does without an apology because really, what does it have to apologize for?

To Wholeness I Invite You...

Daniela Nikolova | Posted 10.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Daniela Nikolova

I just wanted to tell you that it's okay... Maybe because this is what I needed to hear... I just wanted to tell you to believe and if your turn hasn...

Stunning Sunsets Reminds Us To Experience Awe In Daily Life

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.04.2015 | Religion

Never doubt the power of a simple sunset to inspire a deep sense of wonder and gratitude. Photographer Kim Weiss has spent countless moments observin...


Hanne Suorza | Posted 09.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Hanne Suorza

Untouched: A sky full of rich colors. Rays of light, reflecting off every wave. I´m sinking into silence, the sun dipping in the sea. It´s...

The Quirky Side of Living in Los Angeles

Aimee L. Baror | Posted 09.14.2016 | Los Angeles
Aimee L. Baror

In the six years I've lived in the Los Angeles area, I have learned a few ways that living in Los Angeles is different from most other cities.

How to Know You're Not Alone in the Otherhood

Melanie Notkin | Posted 08.21.2016 | Women
Melanie Notkin

For women in the Otherhood, the term I introduced in my book of the same name for those who aren't part of the expected social norm of marriage and motherhood, whether by choice, or like me, by circumstance, our friendships are key.