Meg Pier

Meg Pier

I am proprietor of ViewfromthePier.com, a travel and inspiration website I founded in early 2009, the tagline of which is "connecting with self, others, and a s
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Is there a tradition that you were raised with that holds meaning for you? Has your view of the value of traditions changed as you have gotten older? The lace-making tradition of the village of Lefkara on the island of Cyprus is the subject of VFTP's most recent blog. Residents here struggle to keep alive a dying tradition, with help from UNESCO. Transport yourself to Lefkara and inspire new ways to look at the role of tradition in your life!

Tradition of Lefkara Lace in Cyprus is a Unesco endangered cultural heritage

New Orleans is widely recognized for its character, individuality and close-knit community. A local helped me scratch below the surface, teaching me about the city's duality, and its citizens’ ability to embrace life's ups and downs with passion and humor in this blog entry. On a steamy morning in Lafayette Cemetery # 1, I learned about jazz funerals, the "drop step," and Bearded Oysters. The most important lesson: Life is short!

New Orleans is widely recognized for its character, individuality and close-knit community. A local helped me scratch below the surface, teaching me about the city's duality, and its citizens’ ability to embrace life's ups and downs with passion and humor in this blog entry. On a steamy morning in Lafayette Cemetery # 1, I learned about jazz funerals, the "drop step," and Bearded Oysters. The most important lesson: Life is short!

New Orleans is widely recognized for its character, individuality and close-knit community. A local helped me scratch below the surface, teaching me about the city's duality, and its citizens’ ability to embrace life's ups and downs with passion and humor in this blog entry. On a steamy morning in Lafayette Cemetery # 1, I learned about jazz funerals, the "drop step," and Bearded Oysters. The most important lesson: Life is short!

New Orleans is widely recognized for its character, individuality and close-knit community. A local helped me scratch below the surface, teaching me about the city's duality, and its citizens’ ability to embrace life's ups and downs with passion and humor in this blog entry. On a steamy morning in Lafayette Cemetery # 1, I learned about jazz funerals, the "drop step," and Bearded Oysters. The most important lesson: Life is short!

Ullapool, Scotland

Ullapool on Loch Broom In Scottish Highlands Inspires Serendipity

Oak Bluffs, MA

Grand Illumination Festival on Martha's Vineyard in August, lanterns are hung from the cottage porches

Sevilla, Spain

Sevilla, Spain

Rambert Village, Trinidad

Celebrating Hindu Culture and Divali in Trinidad which has one of the largest Hindu populations outside India.