Tag Archive: Travel


The Mind of a Chef, PBS

Posted on October 19th, 2012

I don’t know how Anthony Bourdain does it. He has innumerable projects on the go including the travel program The Layover, his reality/competition series on ABC with Nigella Lawson called The Taste, his upcoming series on CNN as well as his writing projects and he somehow still manages to produce savvy, well-researched and … (More →)


36 Hours: 125 Weekends in Europe

Posted on October 17th, 2012

We’ve already extolled the virtues of 36 Hours: 150 Weekends in the US and Canada a handy compendium of fun-filled mini-breaks in North America based on the long-running New York Times column. The Times has joined forces with Taschen again to release their suggestions for short breaks and day trips in Europe – 36 Hours: (More →)


The New York Times, 36 Hours: 150 Weekends in the USA & Canada

Posted on July 3rd, 2012

© Illustration Olimpia Zagnoli/TASCHEN

Before hopping a plane or hitting the road we always check the New York Times 36 Hours column for reliable and savvy tips and tricks on what to see, eat and do when headed to a new destination for a quick jaunt or even a more extended stay. For a decade, … (More →)


The Common Pursuit

Posted on June 5th, 2012

I am always fantasizing about exotic getaways but sometimes one hotel starts to feel much like the next, making a lot of travel both comfortable – and a little dull. That’s why I love The Common Pursuit, a website dedicated to sourcing interesting and full-of-character places to stay. They have managed to curate a … (More →)


Bird Rock Hotel

Posted on May 23rd, 2012

A few weeks ago I realized that I hadn’t been on holiday since November. After a whirlwind Fall where I was away practically every other week I wanted to relax at home for awhile, but enough was enough and it was time to get back out there. When all my usual destinations for a weekend … (More →)