I had to share this piece from Debra Ollivier’s book, “What French Women Know.” Enjoy! On a chain of beautiful deserted islands in the middle of nowhere, the following people are stranded: Two Italian men and an Italian woman. Two … Continue reading →
Le Grand Colbert may look familiar to you. Maybe you remember it as the backdrop in the film “Something’s Gotta Give” featuring Diane Keaton and Jack Nicholson, or maybe it looks familiar because it’s been copied so much. A historic … Continue reading →
My journeys are the product of an adventurous spirit and a steadfast belief that the spirit of great exploration is not dead, merely displaced. By traveling to far off lands, I am able to analyze problems in my life … Continue reading →
There is indeed paradise on earth. But paradise-the perfect place, the transporting experience-is also one of travel’s most potent metaphors, it’s Holy Grail, it’s ultimate allure.
We all want to find it, or at least get close to it, if only for an unforgettable moment-be that while consuming a positively divine meal in the Loire, contemplating the transcendent beauty of a Cambodian sunset, or simply awakening at dawn in a flimsy netted hut in the Peruvian amazon, wild things jabbering all around, to find oneself, miraculously, uneaten and triumphantly whole.