Glacier tennis and chocolate in Roger Federer’s Switzerland

Good lord, this is a real view

Last week, I went to Switzerland. Why? The world’s tallest chocolate shop by elevation—Lindt Swiss Chocolate Heaven—was opened with great pageantry at Jungfraujoch, the “Top of Europe.” Why else? As part of that pageantry, Lindt ambassador and pride of all Switzerland Roger Federer (he’s from Basel) played tennis against Olympic ski racer (and pride of all Vail, Colorado) […]

Top 4 reasons to stay at Antigua’s Carlisle Bay

The beach at Carlisle Bay

Recently, I had the chance to stay at Carlisle Bay, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World consortium nestled between the rainforest and Caribbean Sea on Antigua’s southern coast. While there were many reasons to love my stay at the resort, here are my top four: 1. Casual luxury Driving through the gates to […]

Merhaba From Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul-Ciragan-Palace-2009-59

Merhaba from Istanbul, Turkey! I’m here for a couple days of sightseeing before I board a weeklong Aegean cruise on Seabourn’s newest ship, Odyssey. This is my first time visiting the city that straddles two continents and I had a lot of preconceived misconceptions and fears, all of which have now been relieved. If you […]