Into the Wild (Bathing with Elephants in India)

Behold! My global pilgrimage has thus far  brought me to some truly extraordinary places, and for the first time brought me on safari in Masinagudi, Tamil Nadu, and the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve - in southern India. Here, cut off from all main roads, noise and chaos, the stampede of big towns and bleaching light pollution, you are surrounded by [...]

Alone in Venice

On Getting Down with the Locals, finding Invisible Cities, and My Secret Room with a View... Venice, Venezia, Capital of Northern Italy's Veneto Region, lagoon city of water, stone, glass and gold - the Great Star of the Mediterranean. Everybody who steps onto that sacred isle are instantly captured by her beauty, her romance - her skyline [...]