Stories tagged Arts & Culture

Winter 2022 - The Holiday Issue

Christmas Crafts from the Village of Lauscha

The age-old art of handmade, glass-blown, and paper mache Christmas ornaments lives on in the village of Lauscha, in Germany's ancient Thuringian Forest. Karen LeBlanc in the Krebs Glas Lauscha showroom, open to the public. One of my favorite Christmas memories as a child was unspooling the tissue paper-wrapped silvered Christmas ornaments compartmentalized in cardboard…

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Pacific Rim

Guam Glories in Welcoming Visitors

  uam offers an exciting, warm, vibrant island paradise experience, with great scuba diving and snorkeling, golf, beach-combing, wonderful shopping with better prices (especially with its duty free status and local markets) and spectacular sight-seeing and landmarks. It’s exotic in its own way, yet American.   It’s “where America’s day begins!” as they say. Morning begins…

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Louisiana SpecialLuxury Food & Wine

The Other Easy: North Louisiana’s Art Community

e’d heard about the cultural delights of Northern Louisiana—engaging art, accessible artistic communities, great food and elemental American music--but we’d never taken time to visit. So when New Orleans’ restaurants and hotel rooms were jammed and priced beyond our means during the first few days of our scheduled vacation, we decided to fly into the…

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