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Tag: coast

6 Sep

Goodbye to Lamu

Maisha Marefu Na Matamu May You Have a Long and Sweet Life A sunset cruise begins with flower petals strewn from an unfurled sail.

15 Mar


“The Riviera of the East”, Pondicherry is a haven of French style located on the southeast coast of India. The city was designed...

3 Dec


I  think Cannes is the place to plonk down some dough.  Far more beautiful out of season than in, it has one of the world’s most gorgeous...

10 Aug

Maca Kizi

There are these places – sexy, vibey, relaxed, stylish – that crop up the world over like distant cousins with a family resemblance. ...

16 Dec

Ocean House Rhode Island

With almost 60 degree weather a week away from Christmas, I’m thinking summer and the glorious Northeast Coast.  And my favorite state...

26 Oct

Meditations on Travel #28

It is there in the eyes of a face different from ours halfway around the globe, in the fingertips of an artisan’s handshake, in the irrepressible...

3 Jul

Cuixmala’s Casitas

I have just returned from a short stay at one of my favorite places in Mexico, Cuixmala.  Set in 25,000 acres of unspoiled land, lagoons and...

16 Mar

Willing Foot Goes to East Africa

Willing Foot, the exciting purveyor of smart, authentic, unique itineraries for the world, has just launched four new itineraries for Tanzania...

9 Feb

Playa Vik Jose Ignacio, Uruguay

Sister property to the ranch-like Estancia Vik, Playa Vik opened in 2010 in the oceanfront resort town of José Ignacio, Uruguay, a calmer alternative...

24 Jan

Six Senses: Sharq Village and Spa, Doha

In a part of the world where the fabulous glass and steel skyscraper cities feel, sometimes, like stage sets, it was a delight to come across...

20 Jan

The Chedi-Muscat

My favorite hotel architect is Jean-Michel Gathy, one of the three architects who has designed AmanResort’s properties and the choice...

20 Jan

Zighy Bay- Sultanate of Oman

Six Senses Zighy Bay, secreted away on the Sultanate of Oman’s Musandam Peninsula, is a retreat  from the full-on materialism of Dubai....

13 Oct

Punta del Diablo

An hour and a half from our home in Pueblo Garzon, straight up the Atlantic Coast on the way to southern Brazil, is the slightly trashy, quite...

19 Sep

Positano – The Story of Place

The towns and villages of the Amalfi Coast are strung like beads along one of the most remarkable chains in the world – the Amalfi Drive....

18 Sep

A Timeless Coast

Caesar Augustus made his painful way toward the island of Capri, comforted by the sea air and the familiar shape of this coastline he knew and...

14 Sep

Next Stop Italy

On Thursday I will be leaving on a ten-day whirlwind trip to Italy, a country I know well.  My Father’s sister married a Sienese.  We...

13 Apr

Bayonne Market

  Bayonne, the capital of the northern Basque country, sits at the confluence of the Adour and Nive rivers and has been, for centuries,...

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