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    Introduction to The Travel Column

    Ready or Not, Here I Come! Hide and seek was my favorite game as a child (other than forcing my sister Jessica to play opposite my princess as the loyal steed). I loved that each new game was a mystery to be solved. Whether hunter or prey, it was easy to experience suspense, adventure and […]

    October 2, 2011 11 Comments Travel
  • Favorite things from Cambridge, MA

    About Dear Mom

    The Dear Mom column is for items that may not fall into the travel or hotel category but are worth writing home about. This may include a great book, an interesting pastime, a lifestyle anecdote or just a product that left an impression. From time to time, I also might use this category to post […]

    September 24, 2011 0 Comments Dear Mom
  • The Drawing Room of The Dukes, London

    Why Live a Little?

    Every morning I was dropped off at school, I received two important instructions for the day: “Throw away those smiles” and “Live a little!” The Live a Little column is reserved for my entries on hotels, those spaces so beloved by me that they needed their own room. I grew up in and around a […]

    September 24, 2011 1 Comment Live a Little