New Zealand: The Best Place to Find Sun All Winter

New Zealand: The Best Place to Find Sun All Winter

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November 29, 2012

I’m just back from New Zealand and the lazy days of early summer in the southern hemisphere. I’m wishing I could have stayed the entire season. No apologies for using capitals: This was The Best Trip Ever. Right now, I’m longing for another day on a fishing boat and lunch under a winery’s leafy trellis. I want to loll in a hot pool listening to the birdsong of the bush...

Video Postcard: Vitoria—A Charming City in Spain’s Basque Country

Video Postcard: Vitoria—A Charming City in Spain’s Basque Country

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August 4, 2011

In this video, IL editor Glynna Prentice visits Vitoria, a charming mid-sized city (population about 236,000) in Spain’s Basque country.Vitoria is in the green, mountainous interior of northern Spain, about a 45-minute drive south of Bilbao, the industrial port city on Spain’s north coast. Vitoria (or Victoria-Gasteiz...