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Book Review: ‘The Glow of Paris: The Bridges of Paris at Night’ by Gary Zuercher

Cover The Glow Of Paris

The Glow of Paris is a magnificent collection of black and white photographs of the bridges of Paris. Read More »

Vintage-Style Travel Planning: Unplugging and Paying a Surprise Visit to the Old-School Tourist Office

Museo de Bellas Artes de Valparaiso Chile

Sometimes it seems the folks in the tourist office are surprised that someone stopped by at all! But I like to meet people from the country before I go there – people who correct my pronunciation of a town's name. Or recommend a place I didn’t know to go to. Or tell me I've bitten off more than I can chew. Read More »

Book Review: Secret Washington D.C. by Sharon Pendana

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"Secret Washington" invites you to enjoy little-known secrets, including an Apothecary Museum, “lined with apothecary jars filled with the contents of the distant past.” Read More »

Summer Vacation Checklist: 10 Things to Do Before Leaving Home

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Don’t be stressed during your break from reality. Use this summer vacation checklist to keep you organized and prepared for your time away from home. Read More »

Travel Gadget Review: HomingPIN, A Homing Beacon for Lost Luggage

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HomingPIN is a cheap and simple way to never have to worry about your important cargo again. Read More »

Wine: Tasting 2012 Crus Bourgeois du Médoc at the Consulate General of France

Crus Bourgeois du Medoc

These are traditional Bordeaux blends of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and sometimes Petit Verdot, which are grown in exceptional terroirs in the Médoc. Read More »

Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Cosima Spender – Director of ‘Palio’

'Palio,' Cosima Spender, Tribeca Film Festival World Premiere, Siena, Italy, Tuscany

Blogcritics' interview with Director Cosima Spender, who has has created an amazing documentary of the iconic Palio of Siena, the oldest and one of the most crazy and exciting horse races in the world. Read More »

Gadget Review: VinniBag by Ellessco – a Versatile Travel Bag

Vinnibag

Protect your luggage, protect your valuables, and protect your sanity by grabbing a VinniBag as soon as you can. Read More »

Chile Travel: Two Weeks in Chile, Part 4 of 4 – The Atacama Desert

Vicuñas, Atacama Desert, Chile

It may be the driest desert in the world, but the Atacama Desert is full of spectacular landscapes and fascinating phenomena to see and experience. Read More »

Vino 2015: Walk Around Tasting Highlights, Stefania Pepe

Stefania Pepe, Vino 2015, Vinitaly 2015, Stefania Pepe, Abruzzo, Italy, Italian wines, biodynamic wines from Italy

Following the typical Slow Wine categorization, Biodynamic wines may not have an organic certification, but they follow the principles of adhering to rigorous agricultural standards. Read More »