Grand Cayman Island

A few years ago we started what has quickly become a favorite family tradition: planning an annual beach vacation for the dead of winter. The town of Rincon on the far west coast…


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A Week in Brittany

I hadn't planned to travel after I got to Paris in July. I thought I would stay put. But then the thunderclap of the summer exodus began, August set in, and even Paris Plage, the…


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Beach a la Mode

Imagine yourself at Paris Beach. It's not a lap of a theme park or a hotel strip in Las Vegas. And it's not a website. It's a temporary, artificial beach in central Paris…


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Andalucia, Spain

I do not recommend driving in Seville. While my grandson had his meltdown on the train from Madrid to Seville––understandable for a jetlagged five–year old after the overnight…


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Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, Argentina is a popular tourist destination point because of generous discounts on airplane fares and a favorable exchange rate (it was 3.75 Argentine Pesos to US…


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Three Days in Paris

I love Paris and I would go there at the drop of a hat. So when I had to go to Europe recently on a business trip, I figured out a way to end it in Paris. My colleague Esty and I…


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Eating in Naples

“I went to England once. I lost seven kilos in seven days,” said my taxi driver, holding up seven fingers, taking his hands off the wheel as the car careered down the narrow…


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South Africa

Many websites and travel books caution foreigners of the dangers of driving in South Africa. While the number of car jackings (and other violent crimes) nationwide should not be…


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POSITANO & CAPRI

Positano, like Capri is more of a way of life than a tourist destination. Located in the Campania region, on southern Italy, Naples is its gatepost, the third largest city in…


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SANTAELLA: A new restaurant in Puerto Rico

The Plaza de Mercado de Santurce is the local meeting place, where cooking enthusiasts, chefs and plain folk visit daily to buy the fresh produce and their staples, and to…


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