Coming up: my travel writing class for Catapult this month. Also, excited to lead two Street Wisdom sessions at Adventure Travel World Summit in Tuscany in Oct.

Portugal

Posted by | May 10, 2013
Global Glimpses: Algarve, Portugal

  It’s no secret I love Portugal. I’ve traveled all around the country from north to south and offshore to the Azores. And I love countless things about it. Among...

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Posted by | October 17, 2011
Casas Brancas of Portugal

It's no secret I love Portugal. I've traveled all around the country from north to south and offshore to the Azores. And I love countless things about it. My latest...

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Posted by | May 11, 2010
Street art: free expression or vandalism?

Inspired by Banksy's brilliant film Exit Through the Gift Shop that I saw last week, I am devoting this post to political acts of art around the world. While some...

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Posted by | December 29, 2009
Beaches around the world

Today is a clear sunny day in New York but, as we say in Croatian, the sun has teeth. Translated, this means: it is freezing cold! I sit ensconced in...

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Posted by | October 11, 2008
Lonely Planet Portugal video

Back in the spring, I went from Lisbon down to the Algarve in the south of Portugal to shoot a Lonely Planet video on the town of Portimão. I was...

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Posted by | May 5, 2008
Weekend in Alentejo

As I'm slowly wrapping up my Portugal sojourn, a feeling of melancholy creeps up. Feeling the saudade before I even left... Have I turned Portuguese in just three months? I...

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Posted by | April 30, 2008
Down memory lane to Peniche

This past week, I had two friends visiting me in Lisbon, one of whom spent time in Portugal in the 1980s. Back in New York, Christine always talked of a...

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Posted by | April 23, 2008
Wanderstruck in Portugal

I'm watching the sun slowly fade over Alfama from my Lisbon apartment, realizing that in less than two weeks my Portugal sojourn will be over. So here I am, mulling...

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Posted by | April 12, 2008
São Miguel, the Azores

I recently returned from the island of São Miguel in the Azores archipelago. The largest of nine islands, it offers a great diversity of experiences and landscapes that you can...

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Posted by | April 8, 2008
The Azores archipelago

The reason for my silence of the last few days - I have been in the middle of the Atlantic, on the nine-island archipelago of the Azores. I am writing...

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