In this issue:

137 Pillars Suite Bedroom Small

In Hotels & Resorts: Since the last time I was in Bangkok in early 1991, the city has almost tripled in size. There is a dozen new five-star hotels, in addition to the 5 that were in place when I was last there. One of the newest is the 137 Pillars Suites and Residences. By Manos Angelakis                       Read More...

EVA Hello Kitty Seat Small

In the Airlines section:  It was a pleasure to board the inaugural EVA “Hello Kitty Shining Star” flight from O’Hare to Taipei to be followed by a flight to Bangkok. Starting May 31, 2017, there is a new whimsical plane flying with the “Hello Kitty Shining Star” livery. By Manos Angelakis                       Read More...

More Tapas Small

Also in Gastronomy:  When you visit Spain, there is an unwritten etiquette that locals follow when visiting tascas for tapas. Pace yourself. Do not drink too much in any one bar. Going tapear, i.e. strolling from bar to bar for different tapas is part of the Spanish daily routine. By Manos Angelakis           Read More..

Czech Republic Prague Old Town 2

Additionally in Destinations: Prague is a party! At least that’s what it felt, as I walked the streets of the Old Town surrounded by locals and tourists alike enjoying the excitement Prague seems to radiate at every turn.
By Barbara Angelakis  

Manhattan Night View Small

In Destinations: As a travel writer I cover all four corners of the world seeking out destinations of interest, beauty or historical value.  When an opportunity came up to escort my 10 year old grand nephew around Manhattan, I jumped at the chance to “visit” my city with him. By Barbara Angelakis    Read More...

Gastronomy in Thailand Small

In Gastronomy: During my recent visit to Bangkok, Krabi and Phuket I was very much impressed by the high level of food, not only in the luxury hotels and resort that we stayed but everyday restaurants and even roadside food stands we tried.
By Manos Angelakis        

Ethiopia Lalibela

Also in Destinations: It was the Peace Corps that first took me to Ethiopia in 1962. Arriving at dawn in Addis Ababa, at the end of Ethiopia’s “big rains” when the highlands are blanketed with bright-yellow Maskel flowers, I stepped out of a DC-7 and smelled 100,000 cooking fires. By John Coyne                       Read More...

Milton Park French Provincial furnishings Small

Additionally in Hotels & Resorts: Arched Palladian windows… stately stone urns… dappled pathways… are all signature features of Milton Park an historic resort in the rolling landscape of the Southern Highlands, an hour south of Sydney. By Sharon King Hoge     Read More...

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