A few months ago an old editorial colleague (and friend) called me up asking if I'd write for his new magazine on wine and spirits. Reader, I decided to do it.
Ahhh, travel dreaming. In this age of international lockdowns and quarantines, we are all dreaming of being somewhere else. Anywhere else. So, with my travel friends posting dream trips right now (and with an April snowstorm keeping us indoors), here are my Top 10 Beach and Pool Days (in no particular order). Seabourn Odyssey off... Continue Reading →
All-inclusive cruising at its best. My wonderful friend Becky Lukovic of Bella Travel Planning recently posted her cruise tips for terrific cruising on large-ship lines. (She's in Alaska right now!) Of course, because they're a little different, I sent her my personal cruise tips for ultra-lux lines. Ultra-lux cruises generally feature smaller ships, fewer passengers,... Continue Reading →
OK, OK, I swear, this is the last round-up post from 2018. However, it's been my tradition to share a few things that were real game changers for me in the past year. No surprise they often involve food and drink, and yes, I realize I'm late to the party on many of them. Forgive... Continue Reading →
We spent four days in Mexico City last January and many of you have asked for our itinerary. Five of us met there for several days of food, culture, and history (and a fair number of cocktails and bottles of Champagne.) We left more undone than done, but it gave us lots of reasons to... Continue Reading →