Paris is more and more a green city. The current mayor, Bernard Delanoe, has added more than 100 new acres to its more than 400 existing green spaces.
In some ways we were lucky, managing to escape the Lost Coast's teeth before it clinched its jaws. But that didn't stop us from lingering for a while on that lookout, wondering what kind of beauty we'd have found below.
Had I walked through with my suitcase, purse, and muffin on my own, I would have been treated like I always am -- a frequent business flyer. But I was with a 2-year-old, and a mother who looked a bit like a Sherpa...
Our first month of our around-the-world journey has landed us in Manaus, Brazil, the heart of the Amazon.
What better way to shake off the winter chills than enjoying a glass (or three) of vino accompanied by artisanal foods and cheeses?
Chef Martin Bersatagui,
Paradisus Punta Cana,
Both all-inclusive Paradisus resorts in the Dominican Republic offer a combined 18 restaurants, but none as fashionable and trendy as Chef Martín Berasategui's.
Big changes could be coming to America's least favorite federal agency.
Many other creatives spent time in the area over the years, including Mark Twain, Virgil, Byron, Longfellow, Verdi, Rossini, Liszt and Puccini.
Over 20 different ships and nearly a dozen cruise lines visit ports around New York and some, such as the new Disney Magic, are even based at them year round.
Whether you teach English or work a corporate job, living in China will almost certainly allow you to reform yourself financially if, that is, you're willing to live like a local.
Since we spend a third of our lives in bed, this is justifiable reasoning for splurging on French couture for the boudoir.