Today’s Featured Article

A Year in the National Parks: The Greatest American Road Trip

By Stefanie Payne (Author), Jonathan Irish (Author, Photographer) Subject:  Now in Print ! Technically, The Greatest Road Trip, took place during the Centennial of the US National Parks Service in 2016.  It started on January 1st when Jonathan Irish and Stefanie Payne entered the first of 59 national parks (the Everglades) and ended on December 31st.  In between, […]

Books & Literature

Mending the Tree of Lives (Book Review)

“Artwork is a Rosetta Stone to another dimension.” – Elizabeth Garden Elizabeth Garden’s book, ‘Tree of Lives,’ was the first novel I read where I could truly “feel” the heroic transformation of the character.  It healed my soul while I was … [Continue Reading]

Gourmet

Japanese Kaiseki “A Traditional 11-Course Feast for All Senses”

Japan: where knife training occurs for many years before a budding chef is allowed near a fish and chopping block… where cooking rice is a careful and deliberate balance of vinegar, rice, water and a knowing hand. There was a short period in my life when I was blessed with a situational study of Japanese […]

Lifestyle Trends

Veuve Clicquot & Ferrari Lifestyle Partnership

This article first appeared on PR Newswire Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin is announced as the first "lifestyle partner" of Ferrari at the Geneva … [Continue Reading]

Travel & Tourism

Croatia Continues To Gain Prominence As A Luxury Travel Destination

Croatia continues to attract the most discerning travelers and based on the recently released 2018 Virtuoso Luxe Report, an annual survey which provides key trends and insights to the luxury travel industry of its  international travel agency … [Continue Reading]

Wellness & Fitness

“Tree of Lives” by Elizabeth Garden (Book Review)

A few months ago, I took the liberty of mailing a copy of “Tree of Lives” to a friend who is a practicing mental health therapist working in the south of France just because I thought she would enjoy … [Continue Reading]

Wine

Discover Slovenia as wine country

By. Christophe Pirotte Slovenia, which lies just south of Austria, is the only country in Europe that combines the Alps, the Mediterranean, the Pannonian Plain and the Karst. The changing landscape is a constant surprise. While looking in one direction at the sea, you will see the Alps winking at you from the other direction. Wild […]

Daily Literary Quote

Culture & Trends: Publicity Agency Predicts That the Coming Generation Will Be an Age of Wandering

Over 50 years ago, the novel “On the Road” inspired young men to travel America.  Today, literature and technology inspire young women to wander the world. “She was free in her wildness. She was a wanderess, a drop of free water. She belonged to no man and to no city” (Roman Payne, “The Wanderess”). This […]