Books

The Mistresses of Cliveden: Three Centuries of Scandal, Power and Intrigue in an English Stately Home by Natalie Livingstone: What…

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Looking for Napoléon in Paris

I was sitting on the plane next to a group of guys who celebrated the birthday of one of their…

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Emin Minaret and Yar City

After leaving Tuyuk village we drove to the Emin Minaret. The minaret is actually the tallest in all of China…

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What I learned in Lyon

One might think that since France is right around the corner from Austria there are not so many differences or…

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Driving to Hué

We met for breakfast at 7:30 on the top floor and upon Phuoc’s recommendation I ordered the eggs (sunny side…

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A bit of Viennese history

Vienna is full of museums and usually on the “Long Night of Museums” I realize that I don’t know half…

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The taming of the Lion

To keep with the Shakespeare theme from the day before, on this Sunday we were off to tame the lion.…

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