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Getting Away to Our Weekday Refuge in Boca Chica, Panama

Getting Away to Our Weekday Refuge in Boca Chica, Panama

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May 3, 2018

I’m sitting on the lanai (veranda) of our bungalow, looking out over the glistening waters of the cove at several small islands a few hundred yards away. How lucky we are to be in Boca Chica, in Panama’s Chiriquí province. Morning sunlight is just beginning to spill over the treetops to my left and illuminate Read more...: Getting Away to Our Weekday Refuge in Boca Chica, Panama

Living Meat-Free in Mexico

Living Meat-Free in Mexico

The year 1980 saw two milestones in our lives: my husband and I stopped eating meat, and we visited Mexico for the first time. Since then, Barry and I have traveled extensively around the country, especially since 2005, when we bought a home in the city of Guanajuato and began going on an annual paseo, visiting a different Mexican state every January. We’ve also traveled to other parts of Central America and to Colombia. As delightful as these other countries are, none are as vegetarian-friendly as Mexico.

In the Heart of France’s Wine Country, Burgundy, You’ll Find All This…

In the Heart of France’s Wine Country, Burgundy, You’ll Find All This…

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April 30, 2018

It's always a bit of a bummer when a vacation comes to an end, even if you live in Paris. I felt this way recently driving back north after spending one fabulous week with my family in sunny Aix-en-Provence in the south of France.

How to Own a French Vineyard without Lifting a Finger

How to Own a French Vineyard without Lifting a Finger

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April 30, 2018

Owning a French vineyard is the ultimate dream for many expats—and it’s easy to see why. From Burgundy to Bordeaux, France’s vineyards lie in some of the most beautiful areas of the country and have produced extraordinary wines coveted throughout the world. To live in such an idyllic setting, drinking wine from your own grapes and playing some small role in wine’s ancient story, is a concept that’s both thrilling and gratifying.