I’m always looking for unique things to do that would be perfect for dates. I’ve been a big fan of The Chamber since its launch almost two years ago, I […]
We had only one time-specific obligation on our little Indonesia Island Hopping adventure. We were to meet up with a friend of mine on Gili Air on a certain date. […]
Bali is not all about the beach. Already in my last post we’d headed inland to Ubud. Next we were adventuring north, an expedition that would involve getting lost in rice […]
“Where are we going to go?” Ideas were tossed back and forth for weeks. Rose and I had decided to join forces as travel buddies once again for my break […]
On Bastille Day, Celebrate France’s Joie de vivre with Books by the Members of the Paris Writers’ Connection
During my recent interview for my French citizenship (more on that here), after going through the massive pile of updated paperwork which was required to present, my very friendly interviewer […]
I first fell under the enchanting spell of Caroline Nin’s powerful and passionate ode to Edith Piaf during a press preview last fall for the current exhibit on the legend at […]
Rarely do I fall in love so quickly… but from the minute the train entered downtown Hong Kong I was enraptured.
I only had a little free time this time around in Beijing, I’d have to use it wisely. Having seen a fair amount of the central historical sites last year including […]
I was lucky enough to return to Japan for a second time this spring. Last year (described here) we’d be so lucky to arrive right at the perfect time for […]
I like taking photos, but after snapping away while traveling or walking around, thinking I’ve taken some actually good photos, flipping through them afterwards, I’m often disappointed with the results. […]
Compared to my 6 weeks in Buenos Aires, 6 days in Rio was nothing… however, the quick trip was enhanced by several very authentic experiences. Put on your bullet-proof jacket, […]
As foreigners living abroad in France, we all have plenty of entertaining misadventures, miscommunications and misconceptions about the French. But what happens when un petit francais ends up abroad… and […]
It would be impossible (or rather boring) for me to have given you a blow by blow of my experiences in Argentina. Instead, as you’ve seen, I’ve focused on a […]
Tango, fabulous restaurants and delicious cheap wine… okay, as you’d expect, my experience in Buenos Aires did include dancing, dining and drinking … however, not exactly how you might expect!