Being an expat in the Czech Republic, I am never too far from surprises – especially when it comes to food. From mistakenly ordering fried pig kidneys to seeing friends gobble down turkey hearts . . .
For me, Arbor Day this year is a special one. My grandfather, who recently passed away in December of last year, was a talented arboriculturalist and tree surgeon in Connecticut . . .
There is a lot to look forward to this summer; the sprawling Berlin flea markets, the thermal mountain spas of Marienbad, sun-washed castles in Salzburg, and the historic . . .
By virtue of living in Prague, the husband and I have the fortune of being based in the heart of Europe. One can access almost any European city within an hour by air and if you travel by car . . .
At present, I am reading Thomas Mann’s masterpiece “The Magic Mountain” about a young man from Hamburg who visits his cousin at a tuberculosis sanatorium in Davos, Switzerland . . .