Templeton CA church converted to an Airbnb vacation rental

For more than a century, the property on the corner of Crocker and 7th streets in Templeton served as a house of worship. But in July 2022, after some major renovations, the property reopened its doors as Church Huis, a vacation stay managed by Hacienda Vacation Rentals. Kelly Cook, a Templeton banker and owner of … Read more

California church converted to an Airbnb vacation rental

For more than a century, the property on the corner of Crocker and 7th streets in Templeton served as a house of worship. But in July 2022, after some major renovations, the property reopened its doors as Church Huis, a vacation stay managed by Hacienda Vacation Rentals. Kelly Cook, a Templeton banker and owner of … Read more

Waco-area news briefs: St. Paul UCC planning tour of Schulenburg churches | Local News

Waco-area news briefs: St. Paul UCC planning tour of Schulenburg churches |  Local News

shoe drive underway Foster Village of Waco has launched its annual shoe drive and is accepting donations through Aug. 10. The shoes will go to children and teens starting school this fall. Donations of new, school-appropriate shoes, including tennis shoes but not flip-flops, sizes kids 7 to adult 12, can be dropped off at the … Read more

Want to beat the crowds in Europe? Go off track in beautiful Armenia

Want to beat the crowds in Europe?  Go off track in beautiful Armenia

For many of us, Armenia is unlikely to leap to mind when planning a holiday abroad. The former Soviet country, sitting between Turkey, Georgia and Azerbaijan, is a relatively new kid on the block when it comes to tourism. Now, in our post-pandemic era of travel, it is positioning itself as an off the beaten … Read more