10 Off-the-Beaten-Path Things to Do & See in Stockholm During Midsummer, Plus a Trip Photo Gallery Vibrant. Industrious. Eye-catching. At once cosmopolitan and down-to-earth. At least that is how I’d describe Stockholm after spending 14 days there last June, during Midsummer, while visiting a friend. The Venice of the North, Stockholm comprises 14 islands, Read More

Fellow travelers, if you’re flying a European airline during any part of your travels this summer (or any time of year, for that matter) and end up with flight delays, play close attention: Airline passenger rights matter over the pond. While an airline won’t likely volunteer this information to the disappointed crowd of travelers it has just told its flight, Read More

Manarola sunrise from hotel balcony

As I turned to the last page of Beautiful Ruins, I found myself wishing desperately that I could go back in time to start it over. And it’s no wonder. It’s a substantive read that is at once fun and light, romantic and poignant, thanks in all parts to author Jess Walter’s artful story, Read More

Often the days that are ruled by spontaneity end up being among the best. Upon waking up one Sunday morning, I decided to head over to New Smyrna Beach, a quaint local beach town about an hour’s drive east from Orlando, for a day that was more than sun, sand and surf.

The Market Table seared scallop in blood orange sauce

OK, so it’s true, New York City is a gastronomical delight. People really do eat their way through the Big Apple. I’m sure part of the reason is because they can…they can have food of any ethnicity, any price and at any hour. Once we finally made it here, we were 3 hours later, Read More

%d bloggers like this: