Hermosa Beach Vacation

Hermosa Beach Vacation

We spend a week a block-and-a-half from the beach. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share...
Christmas Trees of New York

Christmas Trees of New York

It’s not all about Rockefeller Center! Above, Lincoln Center; below, Madison Square. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on...
Hunting the Cotswolds Hunt

Hunting the Cotswolds Hunt

I took a wrong turn from either Upper or Lower Slaughter or Upper or Lower Swell, (and these are villages, not bars!) and found myself on a narrow wooded lane lined by half a dozen cars parked in the trees with guys hanging out, drinking tea and looking at the rolling...
Thatched Roof Cottage Quest!

Thatched Roof Cottage Quest!

Finally! In Broadway, I find what I’ve been seeking. I love the golden stone and half timbered houses of the Cotswolds, but thatched roof cottages are what this quest is all about. And here is my first! But not the last. Share this:Click to share on Facebook...
En Route to the Cotswolds

En Route to the Cotswolds

Nearly ten years ago, our family wandered into Hambledon, a little village that time forgot in the Chiltern Hills. It was August, 2006, and we had landed at London Heathrow just hours before the airports shut down because of a terrorist plot. And while authorities...
Last Day at WTM 2015

Last Day at WTM 2015

World Travel Market 2015 wound down after four days today and here’s what a travel show looks like on its last day. The crowds thin out, which means exhibitors like me get a chance to wander around to see how countries¬†from all over the world show off their...