The Spoleto Festival USA, America’s premiere performing arts extravaganza, is just around the corner. The 41st season will run in Charleston, South Carolina, from May 26 through June 11. Festival…Continue Reading
The 35th America’s Cup sailing races will take place in Bermuda this summer! On a recent visit, we found a whirlwind of preparations going on about the island.
Since it’s only…Continue Reading
It’s not hard to like Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands—a city with tree-lined canals, beautiful architecture (from medieval to contemporary) and expansive parks. It’s an old city with an…Continue Reading
In Utrecht, the “bicycle capital of the world,” we took a cue from the locals and booked a cycling tour of the city.
The Netherlands’ world-famous Delftware originated in the 17th century. Artisans in Delft (and, to a lesser extent, elsewhere in the Netherlands) covered earthenware with a transparent glaze, then…Continue Reading
We recently received a Christmas card from a well-traveled New York City couple. The card displayed an image of the husband and wife with their two sons on safari in Botswana. Inscribed below was the provocative quotation: Not…Continue Reading
Interested in visiting a country that’s safe, easy to navigate and rich in history, natural beauty and fine cuisine? Consider Portugal and, specifically, consider…Continue Reading
“We walked right past U.S. immigration without a single question asked,” reported our nephew after his recent trip to Havana with his bride.
Exciting news! Americans can now fly directly from the United States to Cuba without first…Continue Reading