A Movable Marriage

Living and Loving on the Road

How’s It Going?

How’s It Going?

I've been slow to write about the current crisis because I've written and video'ed so many items for International Living I feel there's nothing new to say about SARS-CoV-2. Yet, here's a recap on life in the countryside. We're staying at home, writing, reading, doing...

Erin Go Bragh

Erin Go Bragh

Dia Dhuit (Hello!) As St. Paddy's Day is tomorrow, I thought it would be fun to share some Irish phrases. For the more adventurous among you, pop them into a translation app that offers pronunciation and have fun (and Go N-Eiri An T-Adh Leat -- Good Luck!). Slainte:...

Ravishing Riga 3: The Lure of Manor Estates, conclusion

Ravishing Riga 3: The Lure of Manor Estates, conclusion

About an hour's drive from Riga city center, on a hill in the Lielupe river valley, sits a 19th-century gem. Those of us at WITS who opted for the manor estates excursion had no idea what was in store for us when the bus pulled up outside of the Mazmežotne Manor...

Shhhhh! It’s a Secret!

Shhhhh! It’s a Secret!

If you've ever visited a European city for the first time and wondered where to start exploring, I have a suggestion that is going to make your day. Secret City Trails is effectively an interactive, three-dimensional puzzle, where you follow clues and solve riddles as...

Ravishing Riga 2: The Lure of Manor Estates

Ravishing Riga 2: The Lure of Manor Estates

On a foggy November morning in the Latvian countryside, Rundāle Palace appeared mysterious and brooding. The summer residence of the Duke of Courland, Ernst Johann Biron, construction began in 1736 on the country's largest palace. Soon we were invited into its...

Ravishing Riga Part 1

Ravishing Riga Part 1

An anticipatory hush fell over the crowd as the deep voice boomed through the sound system. The ceremony was about to start. Seconds later, officials strode past scores of saluting military as music--we guessed it was the national anthem--played. Toddlers sat atop...

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Ravishing Riga 2: The Lure of Manor Estates

On a foggy November morning in the Latvian countryside, Rundāle Palace appeared mysterious and brooding. The summer residence of the Duke of Courland, Ernst Johann Biron, construction began in 1736 on the country's largest palace. Soon we were invited into its...

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Ravishing Riga Part 1

An anticipatory hush fell over the crowd as the deep voice boomed through the sound system. The ceremony was about to start. Seconds later, officials strode past scores of saluting military as music--we guessed it was the national anthem--played. Toddlers sat atop...

read more

My Three Pet* Peeves in Portugal

Less than a month ago I stood on a stage in Las Vegas and extolled the virtues of living in Portugal. More than 500 people were attending an International Living Retire Overseas Bootcamp Conference, and not a few of them came by my table in the ballroom afterwards to...

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A collection of photos of the countries I have seen

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Istanbul

 

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