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The Grand Tour: The Loire Valley

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.03.2015 | Travel
Maria Rodale

The final stop of The Grand Tour of 2015: The Loire Valley in central France. The house where Leonardo da Vinci died. Gelato like a rose! Some o...

The Grand Tour: England II

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.20.2016 | Travel
Maria Rodale

The Grand Tour continues with more photos from our adventures in England... The Cotswolds. Organic strawberries at Daylesford, an organic farm. ...

The Grand Tour of 2015

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.07.2016 | Travel
Maria Rodale

In the old days (1660 to 1840), affluent young men were known to go on a "grand tour" to complete their education. Today, the tradition continues when...

The Grand Tour: Iceland

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.08.2016 | Travel
Maria Rodale

Photos from my Grand Tour adventures in Iceland... The Blue Lagoon. You can't really believe it until you see it. What you can't see: it's delici...

The Grand Tour: England

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.15.2016 | Travel
Maria Rodale

Hello, London! Photos from our Grand Tour adventures in England: First stop: Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Roses. Love the flower names!...

The Grand Tour: Iceland II

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.14.2016 | Travel
Maria Rodale

The Grand Tour continues with more photos from our adventures in Iceland... Waterfalls are everywhere... This one has a treasure buried behind i...

12 Bests Of Continental Europe

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 12.24.2014 | Travel
Kathleen Peddicord

When we spent two weeks recently motoring across Continental Europe with our kids, we were tourists. No sense pretending otherwise.

Curiosity About Papal Elections, 500 Years Earlier

Brett Foster | Posted 05.13.2013 | Religion
Brett Foster

If you don't like the fellow whom the cardinals elect, then there are always other elections to look forward to. It seems a safe bet that our fascination with the practices and outcome of that future election will be just keen then as it is now -- just as it was 500 years ago.

Cooking Art History: The Grand Tourist & Saffron Risotto

Maite Gomez-Rejon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maite Gomez-Rejon

Beginning in the late sixteenth century wealthy young Englishmen, grounded in a thorough education in Greek and Latin, began taking tours through France and Italy in search of art, culture and the roots of Western civilization.