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  1. Gratitude Revealed

    Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg’s TEDx talk on gratitude was a viral sensation. On his site, Moving Art, explore more what gratitude is, why it’s important, and what you can do to live a more gracious life.

    Exploration
    Image via Moving Art
  2. Life is Beautiful Festival

    The Life is Beautiful festival has “contributed over $350 million of economic impact to Downtown Las Vegas.” On the festival website, explore the music lineup; learn about its comedy, art, and culinary experiences; buy tickets; and more.

    Exploration
    Photo via lifeisbeautiful.com
  3. Deafinitely Wanderlust

    Stacey Valle is a Deaf Latina storyteller and traveler. On her blog, Deafinitely Wanderlust, she shares her experiences as a Deaf traveler, as well as thoughts on Deaf awareness, well-being, cultural and racial identities, feminism, and more.

    Exploration
  4. Around the World with WordPress: Scotland

    Let’s shine a spotlight on a few WordPress sites that originate from Scotland, UK.

    Exploration
    Photo by Samantha, Scotland with The Wee White Dug
  5. The Literary Edit

    Attention all bibliophiles and literary travelers! The Literary Edit is Lucy Pearson’s stylish blog focused on books, independent bookstores and literary festivals around the world, and literary city guides.

    Books
  6. Travel Massive Blog

    The Travel Massive blog publishes stories from its global community of travel industry leaders and creators. Learn about their events, chapters, and members who are shaping the future of travel.

    Business
    Image via Travel Massive
  7. REI Co-op Journal

    REI’s Co-op Journal focuses on life outdoors: inspiring people, issues impacting our community, skills and gear you need for your next trek, and places to explore. You’ll find longform features and stories for those seeking a lifetime of adventure.

    Environment
  8. Unleashed in Paris

    As a semi-professional dog walker in Paris, artist and expat Kate Gavino has found a comfortable way to learn French.

    Animals
  9. thisisFINLAND

    Learn all the “things you should and shouldn’t know” at thisisFINLAND. Explore travel and business opportunities, arts and culture, and read breaking news in Finland.

    Art
  10. SFMOMA

    One of the largest museums of modern and contemporary art in the US, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art houses work by many celebrated artists from around the world, including Frida Kahlo and Andy Warhol. Plan your visit to SFMOMA on its official website.

    Architecture
    Image via SFMOMA.org
  11. Wolf Connection

    Wolf Connection is a youth education and empowerment program located in a therapeutic setting in the Angeles National Forest. With the help of rescued wolves and wolfdogs, young men and women (re)connect with nature, wildlife, and themselves.

    Animals
    Photo via Pixabay
  12. Little Free Library

    Little Free Library is a nonprofit that supports free neighborhood book exchanges around the world, builds community, and inspires a love of reading across all ages.

    Books
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  13. Airbnb: Belong Anywhere

    At Belong Anywhere, the blog of Airbnb, you’ll find travel inspiration, practical tips for hosts, and stories from across the Airbnb community — all accompanied by gorgeous photography.

    Business
  14. Burning Man

    The official website for Burning Man is a hub for the annual gathering, the culture and history of the Burning Man Project, its global network, and other essentials and extras like the Burning Man Journal and Survival Guide.

    Culture
    Photo by jeangui111 (CC BY 2.0)
  15. The Hidden Gem in Istanbul

    “Istanbul really is a place like no other.” Twin sisters and travel and lifestyle bloggers Hermon and Heroda document a last-minute trip to Istanbul.

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