Interesting Finds Online: Disney’s Real Life Inspiration

I’ve been a fan of all things Disney for decades now and follow every story and news about the brand. Wishing, if given a change, to live a week or two each year in the original theme park, somewhere behind all the facade in New Orlean Square, or Main Street or Fantasyland. Nerdy or Geeky […]

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Travel: So You’re Planning A Winter Getaway

Most friends I know and family I have, with severe winter weather conditions, plan, at the very least a week’s getaway to somewhere warm, and with that thought it mind, here’s a list of 50 best resorts in the world – and some of my favorites:

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Travel: Airfare Deals and Where To Go

First order of business: Mark your calendar to wake up very early this Monday, which is also known as  Cyber Monday – and get yourself the best of airfare deals. And then consider Canada – according to Condé Nast Traveller – there are 16 reasons to visit Canada in the winter Or book one of […]

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Lifestyle: Keeping in Mind…

Over the holiday get-togethers there will be many topics of discussion over cocktails and Hors d’oeuvre – from lifestyle, to fashion, to kids, to travel and some even about politics and other business affairs. And just to keep the conversations light and airy or mellow and neutral, consider the following: {photo source}

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Travel: Gifting An African Safari

Everyone needs to experience an African Safari at least once in their lifetime. And with that believe I share with you the idea of gifting an African Safari – to celebrate a wedding anniversary, or a special birthday or even as a honeymoon destination. Put the idea (that came to me while watching The Crown)  […]

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Travel: Quick Getaways No Matter Where You Are In the World

My friends who live in the UK have decided to go to Italy for a few days, over the Thanksgiving holiday. I found this news amusing, only because while we, in the continental U.S. plan for family get-together across the country for Thanksgiving, she and her husband plan to do a weekend getaway. And then […]

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My First EATALY Visit was…

The craze for the newly opened EATALY in Los Angeles caused such a stir they had to close it for the day to reassess how best to proceed. Which makes for even more demand to go and see the location on Santa Monica Boulevard and experience the concept of all sorts of eateries under one […]

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Travel Series: Behind The Scenes – Vol II

A week ago I started a new series on Raw Silk and Saffron, to talk about what goes on behind the scenes, in terms of travel. I’ve always been curious to know or learn how some things come about, or the inspiration behind re-designing a city or even the methodology used to create, recreate, or […]

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Sunday Reads And A Cup of Coffee or Tea

Sunday mornings are the best. I wake up early no matter the leisure day, and  do a bit of reading an actual paperback with a cup or two of green tea in hand, and then get online to plan out my blogging week. All before breakfast :). I feel more accomplished like that. Anyway, without […]

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