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Apocryphal: An Interview With Lisa Marie Basile

Amelia Shroyer | Posted 08.04.2014 | Books
Amelia Shroyer

Lisa Marie Basile has to be one of the most hard-working writers I know. She is the author of chapbooks Andalucia, triste and war/lock, and is the Founding Editor of Luna Luna Magazine.

7 Amazing Places Where People Are (Literally) Living On The Edge

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel

Some people may think they like "living on the edge," but there are a few places around the world where people are doing just that. Check out the ...

Diplomacy

Mohammed Fairouz | Posted 05.07.2014 | Arts
Mohammed Fairouz

Works of art in dark times have often reminded us of our best. It is important to document and reinforce the human spirit when there seems to be so little of it in the world.

A New Kind of Family Vacation!

Crawford Hill | Posted 03.18.2014 | Travel
Crawford Hill

What we are talking about is maximizing the diminishing opportunities we all have to be together as a multigenerational family in a unique and stimulating setting.

8 Amazing Places Made Famous by Lawrence of Arabia

minube | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
minube

As film lovers the world over mourn the passing of Peter O'Toole, many of us are taking the time to revisit one of the legendary actor's greatest works: Lawrence of Arabia, a film whose adventurous spirit and exotic locales also inspired scores of travelers to seek out their own life-changing voyages.

Guiding Jewish/Muslim Relations Through the Life of Maimonides, the 12th Century Jewish Scholar

Craig Considine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Craig Considine

In searching outside the realm of his own cultural tradition for wisdom, Maimonides showed us how we can build on our commonalities through a process of mixing. His life is proof that people of various backgrounds can break down walls which divide us upon our differences.

Discover Spain's Charming Ancient White Villages

AP | By GIOVANNA DELL'ORTO | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

SETENIL DE LAS BODEGAS, Spain (AP) — As dusk light slanted across this southern Spanish hamlet, the whitewashed houses and the cliffs they're carved...

Overcoming Historical Amnesia: Muslim Contributions to Civilization

Craig Considine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Craig Considine

People who forget or ignore major events in world history can be said to suffer from "historical amnesia." Though this mindset cannot be cured in one short blog post, I hope to dispel some of the stereotypes and misperceptions by highlighting the contributions that Muslims have made to civilization.

Finding Pace: Soaking Up The Three R's Of Experiential Travel

Crawford Hill | Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel
Crawford Hill

Our charming village is nestled on a perfect two miles across semi-circle of a bay at the base of the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, which by the time you reach Granada and the Alhambra soar to over 12,000 feet.

Cultural Immersion Through Those You Meet

Crawford Hill | Posted 02.10.2013 | Travel
Crawford Hill

Through eco-immersion, travelers see a place through local eyes and really own the experience in a powerfully personal way -- not your typical tourist experience, anywhere.

PHOTOS: John Lennon's Almería

Shawn Moksvold | Posted 01.18.2013 | Travel
Shawn Moksvold

Whatever his frame of mind, it is here where an unwinding Lennon played a nylon stringed Spanish guitar to a tape machine, and "Strawberry Fields Forever" began to take form.

From Eco-Tourism To Eco-Immersion

Crawford Hill | Posted 12.29.2012 | Travel
Crawford Hill

The key to eco-immersion is somehow connecting with a network of folks who live and work in compelling areas and getting a fast-tracked, authentic exposure to their home, centering on their culture.

From Eco-Tourism To Eco-Immersion

Crawford "Chill" Hill | Posted 01.05.2013 | Travel
Crawford

The key to eco-immersion is somehow connecting with a network of folks who live and work in compelling areas and getting a fast-tracked, authentic exposure to their home, centering on their culture.

Chorizo And Tomato Salad

Rosie DeQuattro | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Rosie DeQuattro

As long as you use the best ingredients, and adjust them according to your taste, you can't damage this simple, rustic, flavorful dish.

Playing From the Old Heart of Flamenco

Marty Lipp | Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts
Marty Lipp

It's been more than fifty years since Paco de Lucía taught himself guitar and stunned the world of flamenco as a child prodigy, then went on to develop peerless technique and controversially reshape the boundaries of the genre.

Silence of Spain's Tabernas Desert

Meg Pier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Meg Pier

2011-01-28-spaindesert.jpgIn a velvet black sky of the Spanish desert, the moon shone and millions and millions of stars dazzled.