From VIP entrances in Versace to service entrances in my apron

August 16, 2014

Then I remembered Simon and Yasmin LeBon enthusing over Cabo San Lucas when they visited us in Mustique many years ago. It was the one part of Mexico I’d never visited. Even more conveniently, the closest resort area to Los Angeles – just a 2 1/2 hour nonstop flight.

July 23, 2014

What trip to England would have been complete without fish-n- chips? So off I went to Costa’s Fish Restaurant in Notting Hill

June 23, 2013

It had been a good 30 years since the last time I visited Harry’s Bar in Venice, yet the very thought of their Bellini’s, Carpaccio, and Taglietelle made my mouth water. Having lunch there was my only request as my parents made plans to take the entire family on a magn...

March 26, 2013

I noticed a tennis ball sized swelling on my ankle, and after closer inspection, a couple sets of fang marks. I showed the hotel manager who confirmed my greatest fears and rang for the doctor immediately.

March 22, 2013

... when I heard Tatjana say "Oh shit, oh shit!" I turned, expecting to see her sitting a foot away from me, but instead came face to face with a very large baboon sitting in the jeep between us.

March 20, 2013

“Mom, there is something outside and it sounds REALLY big!”

September 27, 2011

Exploring a Balinese space plantation and learning how Balinese roasted coffee is made.

September 22, 2011

Highlights of Bali

August 26, 2011

Julie Anne and Tatjana Rhodes celebrate Tatjana's 25th birthday in Bali.

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