Beyond Reykjavik and the Golden Circle of Iceland lies a wonderland of caves, glaciers, waterfalls and rainbows. Read my story about our visit to Western Iceland in Journal & Topics Media here.
2018 Côtes de Provence Rosé is an affair to remember. I have adored many French wines in my past–but that was before Barton & Guestier. I have now found my true love, and look forward to a long and mutually satisfying romance. “Where do I begin?” is the theme song for the 1970 blockbuster film, […]
TRUE STORY: It was the morning of the day the young woman was to fly home to America after a most pleasing week in Paris. She wrestled her enormous suitcase into the hotel’s minuscule elevator and onto the street, where her taxi and traveling companion awaited. “I’ll be right back,” she told the driver, and […]
Paris-born and raised Nassima Kebir has a passion for beauty. While in school, she interned for the Clarins skin care and cosmetics company in New York City for a semester. She went on to earn a master’s degree in international corporate communications and work for French luxury brands Christian Dior, Cartier and Louis Vuitton. Five […]
Skies are gray, but winter doesn’t dim the City of Light. Paris is brilliant any time of year, January included. The difference is, it’s a little colder and much less crowded. Lines at the Eiffel Tower are short and the plaza in front of the Palace of Versailles is empty. During another season, these attractions […]
(My story, “Christmas Enchants Along the Rhine River,” was originally published by Journal & Topics Media Group on September 11, 2015. The photos are also mine.) By Pamela Dittmer McKuen Christmas is a magical time everywhere, but especially so in Europe’s grand cities and medieval villages. Gaily lit, open-air holiday markets pop up in public […]