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Happy Thanksgiving 2011

Happy Thanksgiving 2011

On this day we give thanks to you, our readers.  From all of us here at The Travelers Way, we wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving. Photo credit:  Benn Wolfe via flickrMary Jo ManzanaresMary Jo Manzanares is a founder and the editor-in-chief of The Traveler’s Way, an online travel magazine proving informational and inspirational travel …

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Happy Halloween

Halloween Pumpkins

Whether you’re on the road this Halloween, or spending time at home, we wish you a day full of trick-or-treating, good-natured pranks, creative costumes, and candy to last you through the rest of the year. Happy Halloween! Photo credit:  author’s personal collectionMary Jo ManzanaresMary Jo Manzanares is a founder and the editor-in-chief of The Traveler’s …

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belluno, italy

Photo by ..:: Tommy ::.. @ Flickr

From Monocle magazine:inhabitants enjoyed clean air, a non-existent crime rate and a high standard of living […] Belluno has been voted Italy’s “greenest” municipality for the past two years by environmentalists. Its citizens also have a better shot of living to a hundred than almost anywhere else in Italy […] Belluno has spectacular views …Juan

guanajuato, mexico

Very close to my heart, Guanajuato is an ancient mining town that became part of the World Heritage. While it tends to be overcrowded with tourists and development in the surrounding areas has accelerated over the last couple of decades, its core is protected by UNESCO and preserves its ancient tunnels and streets as …Juan

palmi, calabria

Courtesy l@mie @ Flickr

Villages are excellent at protecting ancient traditions. Where else would you find a group of seniors set up their fishing gear towards the end of the day to bring dinner home? Juan

2008 global cities index

Full Ranking

In January of 2007 I posted the globalization index, a partnership between Foreign Policy magazine and A.T. Kearney. At the time the report listed the most globalized countries, led by Singapore, Switzerland and the United States. A few weeks ago I decided to once again fine tune the editorial line of this blog …Juan

varenna, lake como

We devoted an entire day to go around Lake Como, Italy. Varenna like almost every village around the lake is pressed between the lake and the mountains, creating an intimate space where strangers have no option but to cross paths.Juan