Travel: Escape with a Good Book

“Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are…” Mason Cooley Travel narratives aren’t the…

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Easter in Greece: A Renewal

Candlelit processions, midnight mass, spit-roasted lamb, red Easter eggs and dancing in the streets… With Easter on the horizon, I’ve…

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Egypt: Indelible Images

“The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.” – G.K. Chesterton Before Napoleon’s…

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Travel: The Silver Lining in Misadventure

“A journey is like a marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you can control it.” John…

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The Mediterranean: Summer Blues

I’ve got the summer blues—but it’s not what you might think. Yes, I am sad about bidding summer goodbye, but…

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Montepulciano: Agritourism—a Window into Rural Italian Life

The egg yolk glistened, a capstone to a hillock of flour mounded on the rustic wooden table. Early morning light…

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Homebase: Armchair Adventure Part Two

Though COVID restrictions have begun to lift around the globe, incidents of new cases are on the rise in the…

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Home base: Armchair Adventure – Part One

Whether on the road or in your armchair, adventure is exhilarating and oftentimes life changing. As we all venture down…

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Istanbul: Peeling Back the Layers

In my mind’s eye, the tiled dome of the Hagia Sophia shimmers in the midday heat. Her minarets piercing the…

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Homebase: Wanderlust

wanderlust|ˈwändərˌləst| noun  – a strong desire to travel or wander the world: a man (or woman) consumed by wanderlust. This…

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