Posts from the archives that focus on travel
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Barcelona’s best and brightest
Profiles of compassionate and eco-friendly folks in Barcelona.
Short days in Scandinavia
Trains, ferries and more trains. My trip to Copenhagen, Denmark and Malmö, Sweden.
A visit to rural Burgundy
I spend a weekend with friends in wine country, where we go back in time to the Stone Age.
Cathedral spires and Jules Verne
A day trip to Amiens, just an hour outside Paris. With a friend, I explore a UNESCO World Heritage cathedral and the home of early French sci-fi writer Jules Verne.
Stranger in a familiar land
I go back to the US for a visit and find myself in a bizarre world of delayed culture shock.
Canals, bikes and tiny cars
I finally visit Amsterdam for the first time, and love it! Including Space Invaders and a brush with a (sort of) “space” breakfast.
Bricks, doughnuts and sunshine
A week in merry old London seeing street art, eating good food, wandering through museums and feeling grateful for sunshine.
Aquae Sulis and Mr. Darcy
I set off to the city of Bath, England in search of Romans and Georgians… and find both!
29 hours in Clermont-Ferrand
Hunting for street art and avoiding getting arrested in central France.
Milwaukee to New York by train
I spend the night on a sleeper car, hoping to bump into Cary Grant or Waris Ahluwalia.
I heart New York
I finally visit the Big Apple, whose residents (contrary to their reputation) turn out to be super nice.
Deauville & Trouville
Two seaside towns a couple hours north of Paris offer ocean views, beaches and a whole bunch of beautiful houses.