Have you ever wondered why travel and writing make such a perfect pair? Here’s my take on the lurking inspirations behind travel literature, and a selection of travel books to inspire your wanderlust. FYI: This post about travel literature contains affiliate links to Amazon. Just saying. Travel and writing are a passionate pair Travel and […]
Thinking of spending a weekend in Chicago? Whether it’s a staycation, a vacation or an extended business trip, there are plenty of things to do in the Windy City. Here’s how I enjoyed my weekend, and how you can, too. Guest post from Chicago insider, Rebecca Minton. Also known as my sister. There is nothing as […]
Choosing a luxury Cuba resort? So was I. Did I pick the right hotel? More importantly, is it the right hotel for you? Here’s a detailed Paradisus Princesa del Mar blog post review – the good, the bad and the beautiful A 5-star vacation in Cuba The muscular water aerobics instructor at the Paradisus Princesa del Mar grabbed […]
When my friend, Rod, leapt out of the salt water with a blood-curdling screech, I realized that a Dead Sea floating expedition can have some unusual side effects on the body It was dark when I arrived in Ein Bokek along with a small group of travel journalists. I’d come a long way to float in the Dead Sea and […]
If you’re visiting Israel, don’t miss spending one day in Old Jaffa, Tel Aviv, an ancient port city with an updated polish and a turbulent history (For the full Jaffa travel guide scroll down) “Are you coming?” Paule, our guide, calls out to one of the travel writers in our group as, notebook in hand, the […]
When it comes to extreme adventure vacations, Victoria Falls on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe has become a prime destination. And this may be the ultimate thrill: tempting fate in Victoria Falls’ Devil’s Pool Devil’s Pool at Victoria Falls – the ultimate thrill “You’re not going to do that!” my husband says, as […]
Asking me what my top European destinations are is like asking me to name my favourite children. And I don’t even have children. As a travel blogger, though, it’s one of the questions I get asked most often, so, in the spirit of loving all children, even the badly behaved toddlers that paint on your ecru walls with your new Trafalgar Rouge Dior […]
A class assignment leads to a new career as a travel columnist for a major newspaper.
Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok is one of the best luxury hotels in Bangkok, Thailand. Here’s my review.
There is such a great beach scene in Koh Samui, Thailand. Here’s why I love it.