A Mallorca Sonnet
MALLORCA, SPAIN – The villa has been lovingly restored using local wood, stone, and Spanish tile. My kids love the rambling gardens and architecture. The decor is old-school Mediterranean but mod. Vaulted stone ceilings, brocade curtains...it’s all very conquistador.
What's in a Word? Assassin
Assassins were believed to gather courage for their nefarious deeds by getting high; in fact, assassin has long been believed to be a mangling of the Arabic term hashishiyyin, meaning "user of hashish."
The Mean Sweets of New York
NEW YORK CITY, USA – You will find yourself in Chinatown, and you will see a bakery, and you will grab an eggy cloud of goodness with a flaky crust. You don't want to know how they make it so good, or why it costs about a dollar, but it will make you very, very happy.