Let Them Eat Cake

I’m living through hour two of six at Lisbon Airport, hub of Air Portugal (TAP), waiting for a rebooked connecting … More

The Mangrove Mysteries

Since I’ve been in Naples for eight months already, several people have asked me how I like it. Yet after … More

From Pine to Palm

Gazing out over the steel grey, silent sky of Puget Sound, trapping fog between the Olympic and the Cascade Mountain … More

By Tube if not by Foot

London, June 30 Arriving back in London from where I started, after the trip around the UK, brought a beautiful … More

Into England

Leaving has an excitement all its own: a heightened energy awakens me to an attention to detail that I might … More

For the Love of Dogs

A trifecta of good travel includes the decisions of food, accommodations and wheels. How to eat, how to sleep, and … More


Purely by coincidence, we visited King Arthur’s fabled Avalon on the 19th and then Stonehenge on the 20th, the two … More

Tea for Two

A 6-mile nature walk around the city, into the hills and across fields beckoned me the second day of our … More

A Good Bath

We met in the kitchen around 1 am for midnight snack intermission and spoke briefly about the next day’s itinerary. … More