Bellingham January News

I like coffee because it gives me the illusion that I might be awake. Lewis Black I’ve been to Camber Coffee a few times now. The first time was with my wife while we were shopping downtown. We were both blown away by the varieties of coffee to choose from for our pour-over. The amazing […]

January Edition of ‘Discover Arkansas’ Available Online

Arkansas Tourism

The January edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now available at www.arkansas.com/discover-arkansas. Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State.  January is the perfect month for a weekend getaway in Arkansas. From world-class art museums to breathtaking views at our state parks, The Natural State offers countless indoor and outdoor activities to […]

Temples and Shrines in Aichi Prefecture

AICHI PREFECTURE, JAPAN – 5 January 2022 – As important depositories of art and history, places of worship around the world are among the most popular destinations for travel. Church or mosque, synagogue, temple, or shrine, often the architecture alone is striking to see. Japan’s Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines are not only open to the […]

This Week in North Little Rock (1.3.2022)

Here is what is happening in North Little Rock this week! Four Quarter Bar will have live music on January 7th with The Gravel Yard Band and on January 8th with Woody & Sunshine. Things to do this week in North Little Rock (as of 1.3.22) *denotes FREE admission Full calendar of events: https://northlittlerock.org/events Thursday, […]

Shea Lewis Named Next Director of Arkansas State Parks

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) – Stacy Hurst, secretary of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism, today announced Shea Lewis as the next director for Arkansas State Parks. Lewis will replace Grady Spann, who retired on Dec. 31, 2021, after 28 years with Arkansas State Parks. Lewis began in the role on Jan. 3 at a […]

North Little Rock to launch North Little Rock Restaurant Week January 24

NORTH LITTLE ROCK (January 3, 2022) – The North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau (North Little Rock CVB) and the City of North Little Rock’s Economic Development announced today they will host North Little Rock Restaurant Week January 24 – January 30, 2022, to support local restaurants. “Our goal is to encourage locals to […]

2022 January Featured Journalist of the Month: Ron Krannich

RONALD L. KRANNICH, Ph.D., is one of today’s leading travel, career, and life skills writers who has authored more than 100 books. He is the founder and president of both CRUZUS and Impact Publications. Ron received his Ph.D. in Political Science, Public Administration, and Southeast Asian Studies. A former Peace Corps Volunteer, Fulbright Scholar, university professor, and management […]

2022 January Featured Journalist of the Month: Ruksana Hussain

Ruksana has been writing for more than 20 years about everything from food and travel to social media and community leaders. Her experiences have her covering local events and connecting with people from varied walks of life. She also travels nationally and internationally for stories and chronicles those adventures on her travel site.  ​To date, her […]

2022 January Featured Destination of the Month: Arkansas Tourism

The mission of the Department of Parks and Tourism is to enhance the quality of life in Arkansas by promoting, protecting, interpreting, and managing the State’s natural and cultural resources. The department strives to help the tourism industry connect with prospective travelers while promoting the state of Arkansas as a whole. 1. ) What is […]

What I got done in 2021! What I hope to do in 2022!

In 2021 I gave Wai-nani a new look and published the third edition of the story that remains my proudest Achievement. Wai-nani casts a hypnotic spell that transports you to ancient Hawai’i.  Available on Amazon and my site www.LindaBallouAuthor.com Embrace of the Wild inspired by the indomitable equestrian explorer, Isabella Bird, was the winner in […]

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