Writer. Traveler. Europhile, especially Italy and France. Hobbies: rescuing animals from abuse, abandonment and mistreatment, and being sous chef around the kitchen to my chef de cuisine wife.
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Three a.m., and the rigors of international air travel have put your internal clock at odds with sleep. You arise in the dark and step to the broad, open window. Only a horizontal rod of iron separates you from the … Continue reading
Max was a troubled bear. Sure he traveled frequently. Enjoyed the sights and the companionship of his friends. But there was more to the bear than met the eye. His bowtie said it all: the red-white-blue tricolore of France, a fond but … Continue reading
It was generally accepted among the common folk in that often bleak, thousand year stretch between the fall of the Roman Empire and the Renaissance (when lions were but a distant memory in Western Europe and very rarely seen) that … Continue reading
Those of you who follow my posts on traveling in Europe already know that I prefer cozy, family-run restaurants. We’ve tried the gastronomique route, with all the foam and inventive cooking techniques imaginable. And it isn’t always easy when two of your … Continue reading