Tree of Lives – a Tree Sculpture

By. Elizabeth Garden Tree of Lives “Ruth tapped a tiny nail through a hole in the stem of a six-inch metal leaf, securing it to a handsome mahogany backboard. The leaf has someone’s name engraved on it, the last leaf, for now, to be affixed to her missing husband’s brass tree that dominated eighteen feet of […]

ADLER Spa Resorts score two important wins in TripAdvisor’s 2018 Travelers’ Choice awards

Italy, January 2018: Two of the ADLER Spa Resorts have scored notable wins in TripAdvisor’s 2018 Travelers’ Choice awards: ADLER Mountain Lodge ( was named fourth best hotel in Italy, while ADLER Thermae ( scored a top ten place in the round up of Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts in Europe. ADLER Mountain Lodge & views […]

Leeu House gains recognition in TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2018 awards

By. Travel Writer’s Network Staff South Africa, January 2018: Leeu House has been named the top rated hotel in the Cape Winelands and the fourth best property in South Africa in TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice 2018 “Top 25 Luxury Hotels – South Africa” category, as well as the 13th best hotel in the “Top 25 Luxury […]

Acasa – the Star Chefs’ Catering Company turns 5 and has a new home

By. Travel Writers’ Network Staff Grand Resort Bad Ragaz Bad Ragaz, 10th January 2018 – Catering by friends for friends: with a new base in Grand Resort Bad Ragaz and an additional experienced top chef on board, acasa founders Sandro Steingruber and Andreas Caminada increase their Catering offer for acasa’s 5th anniversary. For small private […]

News Flash: Author Roman Payne Freed From Exile In Africa

Moroccan King, Mohammed VI, grants Payne a full pardon.  US Consulate escorts author in secrecy from Marrakech to Casablanca, then flies him safely home to his native city of Seattle Family, friends, and fans of the author Roman Payne are celebrating his safe return to America today after he has been living in Africa for […]

Giacomo Casanova: Profile of one of history’s greatest memoirists

Soldier, spy, diplomat, writer, adventurer, bon vivant… chiefly remembered from his autobiography, which has established his reputation as the most famous erotic hero. Casanova’s memoirs are a fascinating (albeit unreliable) account of his adventures with 122 women – according to his own counts – but they also provide an intimate portrait of the manners and […]

Why Your Goal in Life should be to Write a Book

By. Roman Payne If thousands of people post and repost quotes by poets, philosophers, and sages that espouse one idea and not its opposite, we can consider that idea to be self-evident.  For example: wise men and women defend ‘the individual’ and speak out against ‘following the herd.’             “The greatest thing in the world […]