me, always reading

seven of the best travel books

Books have always been my companion, my inspiration and my teacher. I  load up my iPad before I hit the road; always have an old fashioned paperback in my bag to read in the tub. My favorite gift to give,…

Alexander Calder: Radical Innovator

looking for a reason to visit montreal?

If you’ve ever needed an excuse to go to Montreal this is it. Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is a must-see exhibit. This major retrospective includes the expected. His famous moving sculptures. They were jokingly dubbed…

luck or money?

Would you rather be rich or lucky? My favorite museum provides the answer. Haunted by great wealth and heartbreaking tragedy the beautiful Musee Nissim de Camondo is a Paris treasure. Conte Moise de Camondo had it all.  He was the…

wowed by the woman, wowed by her art

 I met the ultimate cool girl. Isabel Miquel Arques. You know the type. Has no idea she’s the most desirable woman in the room. And not because she’s the most beautiful, but because she is the most interested. In everyone…

can you say party

Sometimes a picture speaks louder than words. There is just no way I can describe the chaos and color, foam and flour, drinking and dancing, crowds and celebrating that make up the Barranquilla Carnival. Hence the montage! Billed as the…

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