Tag: travel

O Canada!

By Linda McK.Stewart Northward bound   Well, that fateful day, Novem­ber the Sixth in the Year of our Lord, Two Thou­sand and Twelve has come and gone, leaving in its...

November 26, 2012 | comments

At Home with Mark Twain

By Linda McK.Stewart   “Don’t let schooling interfere with your education.” So spoke America’s favorite humorist, Samuel Clemens (1835-1910) who took Mark Twain as his pen name. Although his output was...

October 26, 2012 | comments

Vieques Discovered

By Linda McK.Stewart “Undiscovered.” When speaking of destinations, isn’t that the one word that unfailingly quickens our imaginations? But if, as time and budgets so often oblige us, we must confine...

October 12, 2012 | comments

Amberieu, France: A visit to honor the Shepherd of the Stars

By Linda McK.Stewart   Was he poet then pilot? Or pilot then poet? Good question. Even those who knew him best might hesitate to reply. Antoine de Saint Exupéry, French...

September 21, 2012 | comments

Ben & Jerry’s: Recalling the Great Chocolate Explosion

By Linda McK. Stewart As eruptions go, it doesn’t come close to Vesuvius or Mount Etna or even to the biggie at Mount St. Helens. But, the Great Chocolate Explosion...

August 10, 2012 | comments

Grand Slam Tennis… Where It All Began

By Linda McK. Stewart “Purely perfect.” Such was the modest assess­ment of famed architect Stanford White as he surveyed his newly completed triumph, the Tennis Casino at Newport, R.I. The...

July 20, 2012 | comments

This Way to Wimbledon

By Linda McK.Stewart Of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, Australian, French, British and U.S., only the British Open, aka Wimbledon, is played at a private club: the All England...

June 29, 2012 | comments

Soul Searching in Morocco

By Linda McK.Stewart In Marrakech, Mor­occo’s third largest city, I sit in Les Jardins de la Medina, sipping a glass of icy white wine. The city cools. The bitter orange...

June 14, 2012 | comments

The Wayfarers: Walking The World

By Linda McK. Stewart It was London, 1983, the year when 39-year-old Michael West picked up his hat and walked out the door of a perfectly decent, center-city job. He...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Let’s Go: Yanks in Jerusalem

The American Colony Hotel By Linda McK.Stewart In Jerusalem, a city with more than its fair share of angst and conflict, the five-star American Colony Hotel endures as an oasis...

April 28, 2012 | comments

Let’s Go! Go To Israel – For Free

By Linda McK. Stewart Who would say no? A Taglit-Birthright Israel trip is a ten-day holiday in Israel with all expenses paid, airfare included. Trips depart from Los Angeles, Philadelphia,...

March 9, 2012 | comments

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