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Spiral Into the Hip Hotel Helix in Washington, DC

December 2, 2013

Washington, DC, US – Close your eyes and try to imagine a place where geometry and art combine seamlessly. Were it to exist, this modish (not to be confused with modest) spot would likely resemble the quirky Hotel Helix at the heart of DC’s trendy Logan Circle neighborhood. The glam… (more)
Traditional Vietnamese Basket Boat
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Luxury and History in Vietnam

June 6, 2012

VIETNAM- I’m just back from a wonderful ten-day trip to Vietnam with my husband, where we spent time in Hanoi, an island near Nha Trang, and Ho Chi Minh City. Our visit fell during the country’s springtime, and although temperatures and rainfall were a bit higher than during prime-season winter, we… (more)
Bondi Beach, Sydney
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A Chic Week in Sydney and Melbourne

December 28, 2011

SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA- Last month, my husband and I traded in almost all of our frequent flier miles on Etihad Airlines to fly from our current home in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to Sydney, Australia. The 14-hour flight seemed to take forever, but it was much shorter than it would… (more)