The Beauty Of Life

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“Take the pain and grow beauty…You know I’ve always loved volcanoes. I love how they spew searing, deadly lava that goes on to nurture the most beautiful landscapes on earth. It’s from searing pain that the deepest beauty can sprout” ― Carrie Firestone, The Loose Ends List

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Beauty in Nature New Zealand Paradise

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New Zealand is a small country, similar in size to Great Britain or Japan. With a population of only four million people it’s also gloriously uncrowded. It is made up of two main islands and numerous smaller ones. Around three-quarters of the population lives on the North Island, which is also home to the capital, Wellington. Agriculture is the economic mainstay, but manufacturing and tourism are […Read more…LIKE, FOLLOW, COMMENT…]

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Beauty in Bicycles

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Bicycles can be a lot of things to a lot of people. A mode of transportation, a way to build community, a way to keep in shape, a sport, or an extension of their personal style. But if your bike is an extension of your personal style and your style tends towards the more glamorous side of the closet, not just any old city bike will do. […Read more…LIKE, FOLLOW, COMMENT…]

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Just Because…I Like Traveling Around the World

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“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” ― Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad/Roughing It

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Beauty In Nature Around The World…and in Your Soul

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“You can drive out nature with a pitchfork but she keeps on coming back” —Horace (65-8BC) “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better” —Albert Einstein

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This is Where Diamonds Come From

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Since diamonds are made of the hardest material in the world, only a diamond can be used to mechanically cut another diamond. Lasers are another alternative but their uses are largely limited to the cleaving and bruting purposes. Usually, the tools used in the workshop consist of diamond-bladed edges or discs that are lined in diamond dust. The actual process of how diamonds are cut and polished […Read more…LIKE, FOLLOW, COMMENT…]

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Beautiful Ranches Around the World

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Owning a ranch is a magnificent way for those wishing to relax, have fun enjoying multiple activities and if you desire luxury (I love luxury), a well planned-built ranch will offer a world-class resort for active adventures. I adore to cast for trout or catfish (depending on location) on sparkling waters, bicycling a hill, hike a canyon to nearby waterfalls, mountain bike the back-country, then luxuriate […Read more…LIKE, FOLLOW, COMMENT…]

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Most Beautiful Shoes of the Week

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Beauty, elegance, fashion that never dies, because true allure…is always present throughout the years.

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This is Where Vanilla Comes From

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True vanilla flavor comes from the cured seed pod (bean) of the vanilla orchid. The properly prepared pod contains vanillin and 100s of other flavor compounds. Vanilla orchids are the only orchids that produce an edible seed. The primary producers of vanilla beans are tropical areas:f Mexico, Madagascar, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea. Planifolia vs tahitensis vanilla There are two distinct types of vanilla orchid: 1. Vanilla Planifolia beans have […Read more…LIKE, FOLLOW, COMMENT…]

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4 Most Glamorous Hotels of the World

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GLAMOROUS HOTELS When you travel make sure you choose well. Your travel experience could be full with pleasure and excitement, or you might want peace and quiet. Whatever you wish, you always want to have the help you need right at your fingertips. Management and staff should go out of their way to make you feel welcome. making your stay one of the most memorable and […Read more…LIKE, FOLLOW, COMMENT…]

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