Near & Far

Nashville Notes

Nashville Notes

It’s not your grandfather’s Nashville anymore… or I should say Nashville is a lot different from the way my grandfather…
French Connections

French Connections

A day at a French cooking school was not as intimidating as I expected. In fact, my day at the…
The other side of Orlando

The other side of Orlando

Shhhhh… don’t tell Mickey or Minnie, but there is another side of Orlando that doesn’t include theme parks — one…
Shaker it up

Shaker it up

Part living history museum, part rustic resort, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is a quiet retreat where garden to table…
Rocky top adventures

Rocky top adventures

story: Mary Ann DeSantis photos: Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and Gatlinburg Convention and Visitors Bureau The magnificent Great Smoky…
Fair winds in Buenos Aires

Fair winds in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires (or “Fair Winds” in English) is a name befitting South America’s second largest city. The youthful, fashion-conscious population…
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