5 of the world’s most swoon-worthy villas

By Jamie Edwards on Dec 12, 2020 in Accommodation, Africa, Caribbean, Europe, Guadeloupe, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, North America, Regions, Saint Lucia, Vacation Rentals, Western Europe If there was ever a time to start planning a villa holiday, that time, undeniably, is now. Villas, as opposed to hotels, are a natural choice for social distancing, as […]

A passport’s life

By Jamie Edwards on Nov 10, 2020 in Travel Miscellany I am an obsessive collector. At ten, I started collecting postage stamps, fascinated by the colorful, miniature designs and illustrations. By twelve, I was also collecting stickers; Hello Kitty, Miffy, scratch ‘n’ sniff, sparkly, and those satisfyingly tactile, puffy ones. When I moved to NYC […]

Photograph of the week: Canyonlands, Mesa Arch, Utah, USA

They say that Moab, Utah is the adventure capital of the American Southwest. It is easy to understand why. The never-ending opportunities of outdoor activities; mountain biking, hiking, mountaineering, rafting, kayaking, and sky-diving, are the tip of the proverbial iceberg as far as activities go. The scenery is magical, and not one, but two breathtaking, […]

5 travel comebacks to plan right now

By Jamie Edwards on Oct 07, 2020 in Travel Miscellany Many months into the pandemic, or as my husband calls it, on this ‘new planet’, I have started to dive deep into my travel files, my memory bank, and my bucket lists. It is a guilty pleasure of mine during this unique moment in time—dreaming […]

The hidden hamlet of Erbonne, Italy – population: 11

It was a surprise that one of our best lunches in the Lake Como area was not at a stone grotto-ed Michelin-starred restaurant, or on a lakeside patio with the majestic Alps in the distance. It was a surprise that we didn’t need to get there by vaporetto, or pull up to a parking lot […]