The Yellow Brick Road

The Yellow Brick Road: Content Strategy, Development, and Delivery How to Build Your Yellow Brick Road with Internet Magic o Recruit and train contributors and the content team:  Much of what is described above will be necessary in finding, vetting, and working smoothly with content contributors.  Acquiring contributors is a long-term goal of the YBR […]

The Art of the Label

On the Creation of Coffee, Wine, and Tea Labels for Modern Appreciation .  .  . PART ONE – THE SOUL OF THE GRAPHIC DESIGNER IN THE 21st CENTURY A word to professional graphic artists in this second decade of our 21st Century… (and likewise to you who are novices in apprenticeage to become graphic artists […]

Why Your Goal in Life should be to Write a Book

By. Roman Payne If thousands of people post and repost quotes by poets, philosophers, and sages that espouse one idea and not its opposite, we can consider that idea to be self-evident.  For example: wise men and women defend ‘the individual’ and speak out against ‘following the herd.’             “The greatest thing in the world […]

Heroic Wanderer Poster

“When no possessions keep us, when no countries contain us, and no time detains us, man becomes a heroic wanderer, and woman, a wanderess” – Roman Payne For the home or office of a free-spirited man or woman who was made to travel, made to be heroic and live an extraordinary life. Fine art print […]

Where Italian blends with Slovenian, and the people enjoy great wine while avoiding the plague…

By. Jernej Smalc Leaving Venice and heading north east for an hour or so, you will notice that the signposts along your road start indicating places in two languages, the second of which looking strangely un-Italian. Then, suddenly, the Italian moves to the second place. You have just passed the border between Italy and the […]

“Need for Speed” Delivers Adrenaline-pumping Experiences in Spades

Switzerland: The Kulm Hotel St. Moritz ( has created a new package to satisfy the needs of male guests who simply love to spend their weekend pursuing adrenaline-pumping experiences. Over a long weekend, they will get the chance to throw themselves down the iconic icy shute known as the Cresta Run, have a go at ski-joring, […]

The Great Outdoors: Triglav National Park, Slovenia

The Isonzo Pass in the Soca Valley—Hemingway wrote of this place in A Farewell to Arms. It is where Italian and Austro-Hungarian forces fought for two years during the Battle of Caporetto that took the lives of 1 million soldiers during WWI. The area is named after the Soca River that runs through the western edge of Triglav […]

NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Mars 2020 Rover Mission

News provided by NASA This article appeared first on PRNewswire WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — NASA has selected United Launch Services LLC of Centennial, Colorado, to provide launch services for a mission that will address high-priority science goals for the agency’s Journey to Mars. Mars 2020 is targeted for launch in July 2020 aboard an Atlas V 541 rocket from Space […]

A Writers’ Hotel in Marrakesh – Riad Calypso

‘Literary genius’ is the preferred currency at a stylish New Boutique hotel in Marrakech If your passion is writing, then you have a personal invitation to visit one of today’s most interesting novelists and stay at his charming new boutique hotel located the ancient Medina of Morocco’s most popular destination: Marrakech. “Riad Calypso” (named after […]

“I’m Going to 59 Parks in 52 Weeks”

By Stefanie Payne, The Greatest Road Trip.  First published on the Huffington Post 59 parks in 52 weeks?—?that’s fewer than one per week?—?and it’s all happening by road, save a few plane rides to reach island destinations. Everybody I’ve told seems genuinely excited for me. I am excited for me. And I am excited for Jon, my sig-O […]