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September 2020 Issue

San Miguel de Allende Shows How to Open Up a Tourist City Again—Safely

By now the procedure had become routine: walk across floor pads containing a pool of disinfectant, hold our arms out to have our temperature scanned, and then hold out our hands for a squirt of hand sanitizer. Masked up and purified, we could now go shopping—keeping our distance from others, of course.   Rosewood San Miguel de Allende Hotel rooftop bar and…

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September 2020 Issue

Rediscovering What’s Important

Chincoteague Love At this very moment we should be traveling around Southeast Asia in between covering the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.  That was our plan.    After a heavy travel schedule during the first half of 2020 we had planned to spend three months revisiting some of my favorite places in Asia from Bali and Hong Kong to Mainland China, South Korea, and Malaysia.  Ian added South Korea…

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September 2020 Issue

After Surviving Covid NATURE is the Key To Regaining One’s Life

If you Google “pandemics” you’ll find a host of terrifying historical events that can keep you up at night. It starts with the Prehistoric Epidemic CIRCA 3000BC and moves on through the Europe’s Black Death in the 14th century and then, of course, there’s the deadly 1918 Spanish Flu. While I’ve always embraced the quote “well-behaved women rarely make history” I never wanted to make history as a statistic in a worldwide pandemic. Yet, eight days after being…

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