The Baths of Bormio | TRAVEL

The trump card of the terme is an outdoor Roman thermal pool perched up against the mountain that looks out over the ski slopes and picturesque Alpine valley.

Bon Vivants Descend on Carmel-by-the-Sea for GourmetFest | TRAVEL

At the GourmetFest Carmel, there’s certainly the sense that you’ve stepped into a decadent secret society of oenophiles and culinary kings, where everyone has known each other for years. It is definitely a clique you’d like to join, even if only for a few days.

Salento: Italy’s Best Kept Secret | TRAVEL

Attempting to be undaunted, I set out on my Metropolitan Lady bicycle every day, my computer in tow. I rode to coffee bars, restaurants, and friends’ homes and places of business to use my laptop and wireless card, much to the amusement and chagrin of the Salentini, who would say to me, “You are fixated. Stop the computer. Go to the sea!”