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13 Oct

The Maldives

  Gililankanfushi With 26 atolls and over 11oo islands, the Maldives scatter across the Indian Ocean like cabochon gems flung upon a blue...

14 Sep

Bountiful, Beautiful Bamboo

Honda Shoryu, Timber bamboo and rattan, 2000 There is a period missing in the timeline of human development, that of the Bamboo Age. Bamboo’s...

3 Sep

Meditations #83

      Mankind has opted for monoculture, a desert of boredom. We travel to escape – vertically up a mountain or into the seas’...

23 Aug

Shine The Light

I am always energized by the bi-annual Javits Center show that features a staggering array of products for the home, lifestyle and gift.  My...

18 Aug

Beautiful Bahamas

I always forget just how beautiful, pristine and naturally rich the Bahamas are.  We travel halfway around the world looking for gorgeous beaches...

31 Jul

Birds of Prey

I have become fascinated by birds of prey.  I have always loved seeing eagles riding the thermals across the African plains, but it wasn’t...

11 Jul

A Weekend in England’s Lake District

Located two hours north of Manchester is England’s beautiful Lake District. While the region has been beloved by the British for centuries...

7 Jul

Oliver – 2004-2017

From one of his many, many friends, Amber: While no words can truly express what Oliver was, I can only try. A soul as deep as an ocean The...

6 Jul

Securing the Great Migration

The Serengeti-Mara ecosystem in Tanzania supports the most diverse migration of grazing mammals on earth. As anyone who has witnessed this spectacular...

3 Jul

Dustin Yellin’s Passion

I spent yesterday with Dustin Yellin, arguably one of the most influential contemporary artists around.  His pieces are fascinating –...

21 Jun

The Whitby Hotel – New York’s Latest

Tim and Kit Kemp, founders of Firmdale Hotels, have just opened their second NY property at 18 West 56th Street, 2 blocks from Central Park...

30 May

The Mallmann Diaspora

Metta, Norberto Piattoni’s Fort Green neighborhood restaurant Francis Mallmann, the revered Argentinian chef made famous by his many restaurants...

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