Author Archive for: ‘Lisa’

Relaxation, rum and reggae – Anguilla, Caribbean Island

Relaxation, rum and reggae – Anguilla, Caribbean Island

Christopher Columbus had a rather unfortunate way with names. Known in Spain as Cristobal Colon, he went and landed on …

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Where Stars Meet Each Other: Apollo Theater

Where Stars Meet Each Other: Apollo Theater

One night in the fall of 1934, a young woman stood backstage at the Apollo Theater, sweating and in obvious …

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The Opera of New York

The Opera of New York

Opera, it’s said not entirely irreverently, is when a guy gets stabbed and instead of bleeding, he sings. This sentiment …

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Culinary Tour of New York

Culinary Tour of New York

Time was, Central Park was the great divide when it came to food – one dined on the Upper East …

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Five Smart-Choice Places To Stay Bangkok – Thailand

Five Smart-Choice Places To Stay Bangkok – Thailand

With long-tail boats floating down the Royal River, and streets lined with food carts selling everything from spicy to sweet …

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Watching Marvelous Birds  in Dehradun – Uttarakhand

Watching Marvelous Birds  in Dehradun – Uttarakhand

FANTASTIC BIRDS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM Since it was first described in 1991, the wren-babbler was thought to be …

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Having Some Outdoor Fun – Honnemardu, Karnataka

Having Some Outdoor Fun – Honnemardu, Karnataka

WATER BABY You’re floating on the Sharavathi River and the winter sun is lulling you to close your eyes and …

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New York and Two of its Museums

New York and Two of its Museums

You can’t spend too much time in New York without noticing that New Yorkers are… well, hard to sum up …

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Shopping on Madison Avenue, NY

Shopping on Madison Avenue, NY

Madison Avenue, especially around 65th and 66th streets, is a patch of designer heaven. In shop after shop you will …

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Fin de Siècle Art and Sacher Torte in New York

Fin de Siècle Art and Sacher Torte in New York

New York often seems to have more in common with the continent across the Atlantic than it does with the …

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