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Paris: Two Banks, Three Hotels, One Incredible Experience

When you tell a friend you have been to Paris, they will invariably ask, "Did you stay on the Right…

A Quick Whirl Through London and Oxford

When my son Riley announced that he intended to pursue graduate studies at Oxford University in Britain, three thoughts jumped…

When in Lucca...

When I recently visited the ancient city of Lucca in northern Tuscany, I set myself a challenge – to discover…

Feeling at Home in Barbados

When you arrive at "The House" in the gorgeous St. James district of Barbados, don't bother looking for the reception…

Paris: A Passion for Perfection

When my friend Brigitte and I came to Paris, we expected to find a bustling, energetic and arrogant city. The…