Destinations

Is Virtual Travel a Threat to Real Travel?

(photo courtesy of Archer10) Someone sent me a link recently to explore the Taj Mahal virtually.  Having been to the Taj in person in 2005, I wondered if a virtual…

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Thailand from Ground Zero

Our mission, in Thailand, has been to stay as far away from tourist hot spots as possible. It’s not always that easy, especially when it seems as if everything – transport…

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Summers in The Hamptons

The quiet beach at Hampton Bay. So far this year I’ve missed the experience that many New Yorkers associate with summer – the weekends in the The Hamptons.…

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To look for an apartment in New York

Now that I’m back in New York after the summe holidays it’s time to get down to the serious business again. For me that means to find a place to live. I’ve…

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A Small Taste of Iceland

On my way from Seattle to Copenhagen this week, I was fortunate to have scheduled a flight with a 12 hour layover in Reykjavik, Iceland, the most northern capi.jpgtal…

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My Big Fat Greek Visit

First stop on our trip was Athens. Upon arriving at Eleftherios Venizelos airport, named after the Prime Minister hailed as the “maker of modern Greece”, one is immediately…

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