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Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

Ravello, Italy: Dishing and dining above the clouds at Palazzo Sasso

“When you tell people you are going to Italy, their hearts melt, whether they have been there before or not.” – Sue Condon, proprietor at Podere Vigiliano in Umbria. It is with this premise that Sue and I ventured on our girlfriend getaway to the Costiera Amalfitana, relying on a few tips from Susan Van

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Whiskies of the World – Let’s Set Sail!

Saturday, March 26th, 2011 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. This isn’t a tuxedo and martini type of gig ladies! Real men wear skirts and drink whisky and there are sure to be plenty of gents on-hand...

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Olmec: Ancient Mexico at the de Young in San Francisco

February 19, 2011 – May 8, 2011 Mysterious and mind-blowing brute force are the dynamics in this exhibition. Three years in the making, you must see it in the next 60+ days. After that, it all goes...

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Tuscany or Tyrol? Spoiled for Choice

I first traveled to Europe when I was 16. It was the classic family tour, though we spent most of our time in Italy with a few days in Austria and a quick stop off in Germany....

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

San Francisco: Annual Bouquets to Art at the de Young

In this homage to the masters – every floral arrangement is a unique and exquisite interpretation! For five days, March 15–19, the 27th annual Bouquets to Art features 150 floral exhibits inspired by the de Young’s permanent...

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Get Your Irish On: Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Savannah, GA

As a descendant of quite a long line of Irish lads and lassies, I deemed the St. Patrick’s Day festivities in Savannah, Georgia to be a completely appropriate and culturally relevant event to attend with friends two...

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Annual Guca Festival: The Heart of Serbia

In the Balkans and especially amongst the region’s Roma or gypsy communities, music is life. Sorrow, joy, fear, anger, they all find expression through song. Traditions and history pour into melodies and back out in sounds you...

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