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Letter from London

Letter from London I’ve always dreamt of London. The history, the culture, the shopping, and as of late… the food. Being from North America I often heard that Britain wasn’t known for its edible offerings. Save for a few of the big-name chefs like Marco Pierre White, Gordon Ramsey and Jamie Oliver, London was a […]

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Letter from Tanzania

Letter from Tanzania Dear day dreamer, Do you remember when you were a teenager, you wondered if you would ever see faraway places with peoples still practicing ancient ways? Do you recall how you pictured yourself in the savannas of East Africa, tracking animals, so close to lions you could see the steam from their […]

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Letter from the Cotswolds

Letter from the Cotswolds  Dear friends, If you’ve had the pleasure of visiting England, I expect you’ve been to London and Oxford, and possibly Salisbury, York, and Bath. But how much of the countryside have you seen? It is, after all, this “green and pleasant land” which so inspired William Blake and became forever part […]

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A Letter From North America: Prince Edward County, Canada

A Letter From North America: Prince Edward County, Canada By Megan Honan Dear Friend, I want to let you in on a little well-kept secret called Prince Edward County. Just a mere two hours from Toronto lies a tiny, hidden island bursting with lush wineries and upscale retreats. It’s also my frequent home away from […]

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Letter from Europe – Verona, Italy

Letter from Europe – Verona, Italy Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. Buongiorno, Whether you studied the play in school, or watched Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes fall hopelessly in love on the […]

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Letter from Africa – Okavango Delta, Botswana

Dumela rra! Or, to any ladies reading this, dumela mma. I’m in the southern African country of Botswana, and although there are more than 20 languages spoken here, I’ve settled on greeting you in the national one, Setswana. Thankfully, English is an official language, too. Botswana is the most exclusive safari destination in Africa; consequently […]

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Letter from Coastal Oaxaca, Mexico

Hello from paradise, Puerto Escondido, located on Mexico’s Pacific Coast in the state of Oaxaca, literally translates to “hidden port,” and I like it that way. Although I’ve visited Mexico more times than I can recall, upon arrival I instinctively sensed something special and almost magical about this little-known destination. The road to Vivo Resorts, […]

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Letter from the Caribbean – Merida, Mexico

Buenos Dias, I am writing to you from my Hennequen hammock at the Hacienda Petac in Merida, Mexico. Right beneath me is a lap pool and as I write to you, I am serenaded by the song of exotic birds. I am surrounded by larger than life vegetation and stunning Moorish architecture. Words cannot do […]

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Letter from the Caribbean – La Romana

Hola, I came in hot to this super cool resort as I was totally in need of a little luxury escape. From the looks of things, I picked the right place. Although relaxing is at the top of my to-do list, being on the go, even when I am enjoying my down time, seems to […]

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Letter From South Asia – Kerala, India

Namaste! Can you guess where I am writing this from the greeting? That’s right I’m in India, the southern state of Kerala to be precise, in what is believed to be India’s first and only fully eco-organic resort. I am sitting in a wooden shelter right beside the clear flowing waters of the Chalakudy River, […]

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