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Dreaming of Cartagena: A Guide to the New Hot Caribbean Destination

The Wall Street Journal’s “Life and Culture” section (27 March 2015) focuses on Cartagena de Indias, on Colombia’s Caribbean coast as an “ultimate antidote to the been-there-done-that Caribbean vacation.” Deborah Dunn offers a fascinating report of the seaside city. 617 more words


Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian- Infinite Possibility- Exhibited at the Guggenheim

During my recent visit to the Big Apple, I had the opportunity to visit the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum- better known as the Guggenheim. The museum is committed to displaying contemporary and modern art and the exhibition of Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian is no exception to the prestigious museum’s superior standards. 253 more words


Autumn Evening Beach Walks

March is a wonderful month to visit New Zealand and the West Coast.

Often we can be getting some of our most consistent nice weather – cool mornings but soon warming once the sun comes out and staying warm right until the sun goes down at the end of the day. 223 more words



On my first day in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, my cousin and my aunt took me around town to take photos (call it sightseeing). We started at a rail station that was going to be shut down.


SMGT is (finally) on Instagram!

You can follow my adventures in real-ish time here:

Gotta run!


Does size really matter? Half size can be better (do we have your attention?)

We at The Wine Wankers do seem to have a preoccupation with wine bottle sizes and packaging. We have rattled on about the benefits of magnums ( 688 more words


Australia Circumnavigation

Well, everybody (as in family members who happen to read this), it’s been a while since my last post. We left Sydney on February 26th and traveled all around Australia, stopping in Bali and over to New Zealand before arriving back in Sydney today, March 31st. 608 more words