I used to think of Japan as an almost mythical place where exotic goods came from, but few ever went. Once there, I realized this insular society has been cultivating an eye for beauty for centuries.
Donald Trump shares my peeve for slow elevators I discovered after checking in to his 64-storey golden tower in Las Vegas. Entering probably the fastest hotel elevators on the Strip, we shot up to our suite on the 30th floor in under 30 seconds. Trump International Hotel ranked 6th this year in Travel and Leisure... Continue Reading →
Last night's thunder reminded me of another summer storm that chased us back into the 19th century. Or that's how I recall arriving in historic Prince Edward County (PEC), Canada's newest designated wine country, for a wine-swirling weekend. Dark clouds had grumbled above us for two hours as we sped along the 401 to that... Continue Reading →