Downton Abbey Fever, Alive and Well

Downton Abbey Fever, Alive and Well

The impact of Downton Abbey on our culture was so strong, it was evidenced at one point by the cleverly reinvented front page of the Sunday edition of The New York Times.  Today, of course, is the long-awaited theatrical release of the movie. Personally, I’m...
Think (and Dream) Big

Think (and Dream) Big

Last week I received a request from an International Living editor to write a blurb about a unique place I’ve spent the night. In the email she included a link about a trulla, a country dwelling characterized by a cone-shaped top. I just so happened to have...
Amazing Autumn

Amazing Autumn

“October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks in. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February.”– Mark Twain As I write this, it’s a lazy, late summer,...
How to Enjoy Your Next Airplane Trip

How to Enjoy Your Next Airplane Trip

Remember when air travel was thrilling? The sound of grand engines humming as you, the jet-setter, stepped aboard. Mouthwatering (all right, somewhat tasty, but at least “free”) meals. The chance to read and relax for hours, uninterrupted by incessant...
The Surprising Beauty of Travel These Days

The Surprising Beauty of Travel These Days

Hello friends! After a lengthy overseas journey last month, I’m back and have a lot to share. This is just a quickie. If anyone–and I do say this because people still doubt–wonders if Portugal is a First World country, check out this newly revamped...

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