Longsheng Rice Terraces (The Dragon’s Backbone), Guangxi Province, China. In this era of women proving time and again that they are very much the equals of the males of our…Continue Reading
Who would have known that Ft. Myers, Florida now has, according to a recent story in Florida Weekly by journalist Roger Williams, the “single finest bookstore in and about the state of Florida?” In fact, this new literary resource…Continue Reading
Antigua is the oldest colonial city in Central America. Founded by the Spanish in 1524 and twice relocated, Antigua—known as Santiago de Guatemala at the time—was Guatemala’s capital until 1773 when a series of devastating earthquakes…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 all who wander are lost.
The card reminded us of an essay…Continue Reading
This is a big year for Charleston’s internationally renowned Spoleto Festival, a showpiece for the performing arts. If possible, try to visit in late spring and join the excitement!
The Festival marks…Continue Reading