Category: Staff Travel Memories


Why all the Food Making?

Baklava, Greek yogurt, and homemade orange, vanilla, rosemary marmalade. Plus a cameo from the tea. Photo - Savannah Fortis

We have been checking in with our partners around the world to see how their lives have been impacted by COVID-19. Read how one of our favorite tour managers, Savannah Fortis, has been filling her days at home and, at the same time, creating ambrosial scents for those around her.   “Why All The Food… Read more »

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Sitting in Little Rock, I was Transported

Elizabeth Eckford - Little Rock Nine

I was 14, maybe 15, when the raw emotion of racial injustice hit me. I remember the moment vividly. I was sitting in an English class and our beyond-hip teacher was reading a poem. I remember it as titled Landlady and it was the telephone conversation, on a payphone, between an African tenant and his prospective… Read more »

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Travel to Iran. A Case of Unrequited Love?

People often ask what our most popular destinations are. I respond slowly waiting for the impact. First, Cuba. People usually respond how exciting – they rave about the music, the faded beauty of the country. I’ll throw in Colombia because I love it and can’t believe how few travelers have made it to the Tuesday… Read more »

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