Good morning, friends, traveler-lovers and dreamers, How is this new day treating you thus far? We send much love and hopes for a peaceful Sunday to you. While it’s critical in these trying times to stay on top of breaking news, it’s also important to step away and feed your soul with nourishment and … More Resources to Keep Us Healthy and (Relatively) Sane In these Difficult Times
March 15, 2020 When we arrived in Cyprus, I would have never guessed we would still be here, two months later – not to mention, in the midst of global pandemic – with no departure date or future destination in sight. The decisions we made, which brought us here, along with our concerns at the … More Riding Out the Wave: Our Life in Cyprus
Cyprus, 10 March 2020 I stared up to the ceiling for a long while this morning before rolling my sleep-deprived body out of bed. The night had been restless, tossing, turning and thinking about our friends in Italy and what the latest developments – including a countrywide lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus – … More Setting the Stage for Positive Outcomes, in Times of Crisis.
During a free walking tour organized by Larnaca Tourism Board, I had the privilege of meeting several prominent sculptors, painters and craftspeople breathing new life into the city’s most historic neighborhood. This area, located in the heart of Larnaca, was once home to the city’s Turkish Cypriot population until most fled north of the island’s dividing “Green … More These artists bring life to one of Cyprus’ most fascinating and historic neighborhoods
Trentino, Italy – Summer 2019 A spa visit, even in your home country where you understand language and customs, can be an intimidating experience for first-timers. When traveling in a different country, the stress of knowing what to do, and, more importantly, what NOT to do, can negate any sauna’s potential for relaxation. When you … More Should I Wear a Bathing Suit? Here’s What to Know Before Stepping Foot in an Italian Spa.