What a treat for Jim and me to return to the island of Menorca! We visited a few years ago for a September holiday and had such a blast w..
La Grande Bellezza: Rome & A Day Trip to the Villa D’Este
One of our favorite parts of planning a trip to Rome now is checking Airbnb for all the marvelous apartments where we can plant ourselves ..
Exploring the Azure Coves of Ponza
Getting out on a boat and exploring Ponza’s crystalline coves is a must. This was a pleasure, however, that eluded us on our first visit ..
The Splendid Papal Gardens of Castel Gandalfo
The magnificent Barberini Gardens surrounding the papal palace at Castel Gandalfo are an easy day trip from Rome. In centuries past, it t..
Manuel Antonio Costa Rica Travel Guide
We’ve been going to Costa Rica nearly every year since 2005, and have returned on most trips to one of our favorite beaches anywhere, Manu..
Living and Eating like Locals in the Ostiense neighborhood of Rome
We fell in love with the Ostiense neighborhood when we made a trip to Rome to celebrate my 50th birthday. We rented the Ostiense Penthouse..
Ten things we loved on our 10th trip to Tulum
When we first visited Tulum, Mexico in 2005, we stayed in huts on the beach with no electricity. We loved it from the beginning, as we n..
A September holiday on the island of Ponza, Italy
When we booked our tickets for a week in Rome, we weren’t planning a visit to Ponza. We love Rome. A week there was enticing already. S..
A Walk in Chelsea, NYC
This post is not really a travel post for us, but more like sharing some of our favorite destinations in our own neighborhood— Chelsea in ..
Mayan Magic in Tulum, Mexico
We first visited Tulum in 2005, when a small feature in Conde Nast Traveler alerted us to Cabanas Copal, a group of rustic cabanas with no..