Roosevelts and Fine Dining in Hyde Park, New York

FDR and Eleanor Roosevelt's grave site in the Rose Garden

The recent Ken Burns series on the Roosevelts, which aired on PBS in September, called to memory a trip up the Hudson I’d planned a few years ago—but didn’t finish. It started in lower Westchester County, New York, where I went to the best dog show ever at the Westchester Kennel Club, and was supposed to end […]

Holiday Events in London

A Christmas Tree in Trafalger Square

What could be more enticing than the old-world magic of Europe during the holidays? And more specifically, who could resist the elegance of London?  The crisp air, the beautiful lights, the hustle and bustle – it can all be yours this holiday season, and with an entire slate of events and attractions, your trip is […]

Cheerio From London

Cheerio from London where I’ve been three times in the last few months. I love this city and could live here (in the summer, that is) if the opportunity ever arose. I stayed at a variety of places, including a refurbished historic hotel, dined at an array of restaurants and walked a lot, especially through most of the city’s royal parks. […]

London/World Travel Market/Prince Charles

Mirror Pride of Britain Awards 2010 - Arrivals

Last week we left off from Copenhagen where I was speaking at the TBEX Europe convention. Since I was already in Europe I figured I might as well go to London to attend the World Travel Market (WTM). It’s the world’s second largest travel conference (after ITB) and flights were only around $100. Besides it […]

Cheerio From London

London-April-2009-14

Cheerio from London where I’ve been three times in the last few months. I love this city and could live here (in the summer, that is) if the opportunity ever arose. I stayed at a variety of places, including a refurbished historic hotel, dined at an array of restaurants and walked a lot, especially through most of the city’s royal parks. […]