Category | Pursuits

41 Buckingham Palace Road Hotel

Posted on 07 July 2014

By Richard West, My wife and I recently visited London and the alarming question arose: how to escape half of humanity seething around Big Ben/Parliament/Westminster Abbey and the other half… Continue reading »

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Exploring Greenwich Village with Dylan Thomas

Posted on 24 June 2014

By Monique Burns New York’s Greenwich Village has always attracted its share of characters. Offbeat, artistic and often highly intelligent, they still gather there to write and compose in brick… Continue reading »

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Jacksonville is for the Birds

Posted on 18 June 2014

By Joan Rattner Heilman Birdwatching is right up there as one of America’s favorite leisure activities and birdwatchers now number in the millions, but I doubt that many of them… Continue reading »

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Top 100 Tennis Resorts & Camps from Tennis Resorts Online

Posted on 20 May 2014

  Our friends at Tennis Resorts Online have recently come out with their annual Top 100 Tennis Resorts & Camps. As editor Roger Cox says, “Ask 10 avid tennis players… Continue reading »

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Postcard from Prague

Posted on 14 April 2014

Photos and story by Richard West The last time I visited Prague was early October, 1989, one month before the fall of the Berlin Wall and liberation of East Europe…. Continue reading »

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Aloha Kahala! Celebrating 50 Years of Aloha at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Honolulu, Hawaii

Posted on 24 March 2014

By Linda Hayes Honolulu, aptly referred to as ‘The Heart of Hawaii,’ never ceases to amaze me. In Waikiki, tourists perusing the chic designer shops along Kalakaua Avenue, the city’s… Continue reading »

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Postcard from Amsterdam: Day Tripping

Posted on 25 February 2014

By Richard West One of the delightful perks of living in this lovely city is the ease in leaving it to explore Holland, a country the size of Maryland, and… Continue reading »

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Postcard from Amsterdam: Brown Bars

Posted on 13 January 2014

Richard West How pleasant as a new resident to find this is one of the world’s great pub towns, here called ‘brown bars’ from the hundreds of years of tobacco-smoke… Continue reading »

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Gear to Go: A Few of My Favorite Things in 2013

Posted on 10 December 2013

By Everett Potter eBags eTech 2.0 21″ Mini Wheeled Duffel In the carry-on luggage wars, smart travelers are always looking for a bag that a) truly fits overhead; b) doesn’t… Continue reading »

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Gentle Giants: Meeting the Extraordinary Whale Shark

Posted on 15 October 2013

By Brad Nahill The Caribbean Sea was gentle as our group of snorkelers headed by boat northwest from Isla Mujeres, a Mexican island near Cancun, on a bright summer day…. Continue reading »

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