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Barbados Named Safest Caribbean Destination

According to Caribbean 360, Barbados has been named the safest country in the Caribbean for visitors in a biennial report from the recent World Economic Forum. 113 more words


How New York City Won the Olympics Part 1: A Vision Worthy of the Greatest City in the World (Yes, I'm a New Yorker)

It was February, 2005. The International Olympic Committee’s evaluation commission was in New York City, checked in at the prestigious Plaza Hotel, overlooking a picturesque Central Park draped in snow. 327 more words

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"Why I LOVE Bourbon"

It’s no secret – I LOVE BOURBON.

Growing up, my father was and actually still is, a Jack Daniels man. So when I became of age to drink, Jack Daniels was my drink of choice. 766 more words


Canterbury Arms, Kennington, London

Mid-afternoon on the Brandon Estate, Lambeth: there are surreptitious meetings in the squares, teenagers riding around on those annoying little bicycles, and everywhere there are nods and greetings as if they all know me.   295 more words

Public Houses

Havana’s Hotel Deauville

This image and news caught my eye because it is reminiscent of the magnificent but now run-down Hotel Normandie in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The London-based hotel group St Giles will be the first of its kind in the United Kingdom to have a property in Havana, Cuba, with the acquisition of the famous… 104 more words