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WILL WORK (luxury travel) FOR FOOD

It occurred to me the other day that is exactly what my job is: travel the globe to first-class destinations featuring the finest cuisine. I stay in the best rooms of four-star hotels, enjoying the spas and other amenities. Then … Continue reading

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From The Grand Canyon To The Great Wall: Travelers´ Best, Worst And Most Ridiculous Stories From The Road

A NEW collection of travel writing that includes 4 profiles I wrote of regular Frenchmen (and women) making a difference in this world on the 90th anniversary of WW I. From the outlandish and unimaginable to the routine and universal, … Continue reading

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LYME Disease – round 2 – recovering

Enroute to a family reunion one Sunday in the Summer of 2008, I went to the ER in York, Maine, because of these compounding symptoms: Several days of increasingly severe headache and stiff neck, with a sudden aversion to bright … Continue reading

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An Escalator of Opportunity in Medellin, Colombia

NEWS STORY: Escalator opens up hillside slums In many urban areas of Latin America it is the poor that populate the hillsides. In Rio the ghettos, called favelas, are contained, almost barricaded, separate from the affluent city dwellers below. One, … Continue reading

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What Have They Done To My Potatoes?

Deep down I’m just a meat and potatoes guy. I know that is hard to fathom after all the complex haute cuisine I’ve raved about, but I’d be just as happy with a baked potato – twice stuffed with cream, … Continue reading

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Hope Farm Press October ’11 NY Books Newsletter

2011 October Vol XIII Issue X New York State Books Newsletter from Richard Frisbie of Hope Farm Press ************************* FROM THE EDITOR September flew by – or should I say poured by? I’ve never seen so much rain and flooding … Continue reading

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Writing outlets update

Many of you know I’ve added Professional Baker to my bio, (Now, besides touring top kitchens, I cook in one!) but the news that my friends at Travelingboy.com finally made room for me on their masthead is NEWS! I’m busy, … Continue reading

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CASTELLET & WINE TASTING WITH LUNCH

I write cruise destination excursions for places I haven’t been . . . Begin your tour this morning with a scenic drive to Le Castellet, a typical Provencal hilltop village. Perched on wooded hills above the vineyards, this remarkable stronghold … Continue reading

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All Modesty Aside

Writing Your Own Bio Isn’t Easy Recently I was accepted as a contributing journalist for the travel website Travelingboy.com One of the hardest things I had to do to achieve that status was write my own bio. I’m a quiet, … Continue reading

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Beria Wine Region of Portugal

It is unusually warm here for the season; I love it. Cool at night (sweater weather) and 27-28 C days & sunny. Last evening we attended a private concert before dinner. A small chamber orchestra of young people played on … Continue reading

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