Wednesday, May 30, 2018

April in Paris (and Burgundy)

View of the Ouche Valley from Château de Châteauneuf. April in Paris (and Burgundy) by Mary Hilliard When E.Y. “Yip” Harburg wrote the words to “April in Paris” he had never...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

South Africa: Part I

Kevin, Charlène, and me at the Cape of Good Hope, the south-westernmost point on the African continent. Deserted, white sandy beaches alternating with rocky cliffs render the Cape of Good Hope a...Read the Full Story

Friday, October 27, 2017

Eyeing the streets of Havana

Viñales, which lies in a dramatic valley full of farmland for tobacco, fruits, and vegetables. by Pierre Crosby I traveled to Cuba ten days after Hurricane Irma had flooded the streets of Havana’s...Read the Full Story

Friday, February 24, 2017

Central Park Conservancy to Cartagena

Our Central Park Conservancy group relaxed, happy and pleased to be learning while enjoying ceviche, coconut rice, plantains, tapas, arepas, and seafood empanadas. By Eleanora Kennedy A small group...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Music, Mosaics and Moonlight in Sicily

Palermo chic. by Mary Hilliard For two weeks in Ragusa Ibla, a baroque UNESCO world heritage site in southern Sicily, the streets were alive with the sound of music as young musicians from around the...Read the Full Story