Lately, I’ve been helping a lot of friends with their itinerary planning for trips to Europe this summer. It’s fun, and I enjoy doing it. There’s one recommendation, though, that never really seems to take off: Include time at the beach. Admittedly, it’s a hard sell for those of us who don’t have a year [...]
Entries Tagged as 'France'
June 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Novelty, Recommended sights, The point of travel
May 18th, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Novelty
To hate camping is akin to hating pets in the Pacific Northwest. Here, there’s nothing better than a day spent walking the trails to some far outpost, gorp in hand, dog off-leash, to sleep under the stars in some contraption designed by REI. A friend of a friend lived in an electricity-free, running-water-free yurt, hiking [...]
March 31st, 2010 · 2 Comments · Blog posts by Betty, Travel Movies We Love
#8. “Marie Antoinette” (2006) If I could find the modern-day travel-writer equivalent of Sofia Coppola, I’d be ecstatic. She basically took the tried-and-true formula of period pieces and turned it upside down. And not without a serious fight. We need the same for travel. “Marie Antoinette” garnered more headlines for being booed during the Cannes film [...]