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Ondine Cohane
Ondine Cohane was born in Ireland, moved to England and then to Italy, traveled with her family throughout Europe, and went to eight schools all before she turned 12--all which might explain her nomadic lifestyle. She has been a Contributing Editor for Conde Nast Traveler since 2002 and she considers both southern Tuscany and New York home. Ondine also writes for the New York Times, Bon Appetit, and GQ, among other publications.

Entries by Ondine Cohane

7 Beauty Musts From A Road Warrior

(9) Comments | Posted May 1, 2012 | 7:00 AM

This blog was prompted by an ill fated wax experience in Buenos Aires. After asking for a spa recommendation from my hotel, I found myself inside a building that can only be described as a tenement and covered with a substance that I swear was just extremely hot dulce de...

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10 Time-Sensitive Trips (PHOTOS)

(44) Comments | Posted January 26, 2012 | 6:00 AM

Looking for destinations to head to right now? From newly emerging hubs to hotspots at their zenith, here are my top ten choices. Book your trip now.

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Top Ten Asia Finds

(8) Comments | Posted July 21, 2011 | 6:56 AM

I'm back home in Tuscany following my family's three month, around the world trip and I am just now fully digesting the highlights from the Asia leg of our journeys. Of course it is impossible to summarize months worth of travel in a few quick slides, but...

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Packing 101: Travel With A Babe In Tow

(4) Comments | Posted February 21, 2011 | 7:59 AM

Think packing for yourself is hard? Imagine traveling for two months straight with a messy one year old in temperatures that would range from 10 degrees (at the ski area we went to in Japan) to Singapore where it is currently 95 degrees and humid. My goal was to pack...

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Tokyo Delights

(0) Comments | Posted February 10, 2011 | 4:25 PM

From Honolulu it was on to Tokyo. This was set to be one of the longest and possibly most difficult legs with the baby. It was a flight that would last nine daytime hours and when we got off in Narita it would already be 10pm in Hawaii....

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The Hawaii Edition

(0) Comments | Posted February 2, 2011 | 6:23 AM

A stop in Honolulu is always part of the winter itinerary -- my in-laws have a holiday home there -- and Jacopo's arrival has made it even more of a must. Hawaii also made great sense in my slowly moving him through the time zones plan: Mexico is two hours...

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Foodie Time in Los Angeles

(0) Comments | Posted January 24, 2011 | 10:55 AM

After our great jaunt to Imanta in Mexico, it was a short hop to Los Angeles (plane and packing tips for little ones to follow in another post). Before we had a baby my husband and I mostly used to stay in Hollywood but nowadays we prefer Santa...

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On the Road Again

(2) Comments | Posted January 20, 2011 | 1:52 PM

As a travel writer, I love -- and need -- to be on the road exploring new places. Of course, being a mother, and having a husband who runs a small hotel in Tuscany that is packed during the summer makes getting on the road a bit of challenge. But...

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Best Travel Finds Of 2010

(0) Comments | Posted January 18, 2011 | 9:35 AM

Last year was a great one for hotel and restaurant openings, particularly for the intimate and one of a kind places I love. Here were the best of the spots that I was lucky enough to check out in 2010.

1. Corsica's U Palazzu Serenu: I think Corsica...

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