In the Footsteps of WWI Soldiers in France

July 11, 2018

Bastille Day, July 14, is a time to reflect on the enduring friendship between France and our country and on the revolutions that gave them birth — often with a […]

Scotland for the Weekend

June 20, 2018

With new nonstop service between Dulles and Edinburgh, a quick getaway to Scotland should be on your travel agenda for the next long weekend. I was on the inaugural United […]

Up on the Roof: Rosewood Celebrates Summer


With its panoramic views, plush sofas and beautiful landscaping, the Rooftop at Rosewood Washington, D.C., has become a cozy haven for those “in the know.” This summer, the Rooftop — […]

Here’s to Happiness Royal

May 14, 2018

Every day lately, we are inundated with facts and figures, and history, and corgis and nephews and nieces, and pound-sterling images and the faces of a couple — his ruddy lightness, her warm openness.

Love and the Olympics

February 8, 2018

They are the most beautiful young people in the world: dedicated, focused, trained athletes who have devoted their lives to the sport they love and what they can achieve in it.

Kazakhstan: A Land Almost Lost, Now Found

August 9, 2017

Our flight from Washington took us through one of the world’s oldest capital cities, Istanbul, once Constantinople, to set us down in one of the world’s newest. At 4 a.m., […]

Liverpool: Beatles and Birdies at the British Open


Standing beneath the liver bird-topped buildings of Liverpool, surrounded by “Scoucies” wearing Doc Martens next to statues of the Beatles, I found it hard to believe that the British Open […]

Airbnbs Face Hotel-Like Regulations


Airbnb, the online home-sharing concept launched in 2008 in San Francisco, has become an almost billion-dollar-a-year global industry. Over the Fourth of July weekend in Washington, D.C., more than 8,000 […]

How to Travel Wisely

August 8, 2017

To travel wisely, one needs to think about why one is traveling to a specific country in the first place.

Travel Apps You Can Trust


Here are some free apps to make your next getaway less complicated and more rewarding… Restaurant Apps Compared Zagat vs. Michelin Travel While Zagat’s app is widely known for trusted […]