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The Junketeers: A Tale of Press Trip Thrills & Nightmares, co-authored by Tripatini member Baroness Sheri de Borchgrave
by Baroness Sheri de Borchgrave The last night of my last press trip was a Patagonia cruise from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas, navigating Tierra del Fuego's icy jigsaw puzzle of glaciers and barren islands. The route would take us around Cape Horn, graveyard of 800 vessels and an untold number of poor-bastard sailors. Crystal chandeliers jangled as we bumped a wave. The swells grew brutal during dinner and the prisms accelerated to clanking, swaying higher and higher like a children's swing set out of control. These alarm bells I chose to ignore. I'd had a little to drink... keep reading
Strolling the Parks of Paris
by Sarah Cooke Arguably more so than many other European cities, the high-profile, historic parks of the City of Light are unusually plentiful and famous - Tuileries...Luxembourg (right)...Bois de Vincennes... among hundreds of other lesser known ones. And not only are they popular among locals, but they also offer visitors an extraordinary opportunity to experience another side of Paris, from natural settings that transport you far from the big city, to settings including spectacular architectural, cultural institutions, and a variety of activities. keep reading
Posted by Steve Mirsky on March 11, 2014 at 10:28am