Steam Heat: Where to Take off Your Clothes and Get Roasted Like a Gyro in Athens

Here’s a little secret the tourism establishment won’t tell you: the Mediterranean is sort of awful in winter. From Tel Aviv to Ibiza from November to March, there are sunny spells to be sure, but also many days of storms … Continue reading Steam Heat: Where to Take off Your Clothes and Get Roasted Like a Gyro in Athens

Do Not Publish! How the New York Times pretty much botched its ’52 Places to Go’ list

They have some chutzpah, that New York Times. To read the Gray Lady’s “52 Places to Go in 2019” list is to find yourself in perfect if reluctant accord with President Donald Trump (wait, he is actually the President? still adjusting … Continue reading Do Not Publish! How the New York Times pretty much botched its ’52 Places to Go’ list

On the cultural imperialism of Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club (the $how, that is)

In case you needed a little refresher course in what American cultural imperialism looks like, all you gotta do is take a peek at the first episode of “Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club”, which has now aired on a network that … Continue reading On the cultural imperialism of Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club (the $how, that is)