Things you notice in Athens at 5:35 in the morning on a semi-random Tuesday in August. Or maybe Wednesday. (at this hour, and in this jungle heat, who can say?) I say: I smell bread. […]
One of these, maybe…but all singularly cinematic! Photo courtesy Anthony Grant with special thanks to St George Lycabettus Hotel, Athens.
Because not only are they as odious as Oregon, they’re bad for the environment tambien. As we might have suspected. So please don’t be a ding-a-ling and build one of them things. And do read […]
Don’t believe us? Well, follow me! Image Courtesy Zürich Tourism
But travel isn’t always pretty. In the travel and hospitality industries there are certain observations that are chiefly expressed over drinks among colleagues or in other closed quarters: things like “the French are lousy tippers,” […]
I recall vividly the first time I saw Casablanca (no, not that Casablanca, the real Casablanca) because it was from the deck of a ship and all I could see was the tall minaret of the […]
Are you looking for the next cool place? If so, why? And for God’s sake don’t go looking here.
See for yourself.
For almost as long as I’ve been traveling to Israel, and certainly when I lived there, prospective visitors have asked me the same question: where should I go? The answer to that question depends of […]
Attention four-star and five-star hotel hoppers: You know you’ve seen it there, lurking in the closet above the logo-emblazoned single-use slippers and plastic laundry bag. Your first reaction is probably something like, “Hey, that’s a […]