Looking Back On The Same Destination

After experiencing a dozen different sunsets, there’s something deliciously rewarding about closing the door behind you in a familiar room, taking in a scent that relaxes the muscles you didn’t know you were clenching and letting your feet guide you across a floor they already know by heart. No, it’s not quite home, but visiting the same spot more than […]

About 20 minutes from the familiar bullseye of a Pennsylvania Target, or a Waldbaums or a strip mall full of fast food choices, you can stock-up on groceries in the middle of a bucolic green field. Milk House Farm Market might not seem like an alternative to that weekly supermarket stop–after all there’s just one refrigerator and a grand total of three […]

Can The Internet Delete Rwanda’s Past?

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on July 14, 2010 on The Huffington Post. My trip to Rwanda was courtesy of their tourism department, but their hospitality did not encourage any outcome from this essay.  In the middle of Africa, sitting on Lake Kivu, between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda, you’ll find a little island. This […]

Charles Bridge In The Morning

Post by Annemarie Dooling.   It was really chilly that morning and I wore two pairs of socks as my travel buddy and I traipsed awkwardly across the Charles Bridge. We stopped every two feet along a row of haphazard kiosks, little homemade shelters of arts and crafts and jewelry. I had spent half of my Prague travel budget in […]

A Little Italy Street Scene

When the temperatures plummet here in New York, I can’t help but daydream about sunnier days in the city. After an early meeting this past spring, I had the luxury of time to kill, and did it by taking the long route to my next destination. Down Broome Street I found this scene outside of Caffe Roma, patrons already packed […]