Our World

Easy Travel Tips for a Small World

PARE DOWN,  FOCUS ON ESSENTIALS Judy Light Ayyildiz OUR WORLD CONTINUOUSLY SHRINKS, bringing us closer each day through the Internet, connecting technologies, and international recipes. Still, nothing beats Being There, darling. Years ago, when I would fly to Istanbul to see relatives, I us[...]

The Power of Iguassu Falls

A JOURNEY INTO THE DEVIL'S THROAT Paula Ann Murphy OUR SHIP ARRIVED EARLY as the fog rose in Paranagua, Brazil.  After hiking in the mist, we rode to the Curituba airport and boarded a chartered aircraft destined for Iguassu Falls.  The falls are on the Parana, a river that separates Brazil from[...]

The Four-Legged Fountain of Youth

ADOPTING A SECOND DOG, AND BEING THE ONE RESCUED Ken Taub FOR THE SAKE OF LOOKING OR ACTING YOUNGER, we adults tend to do a lot of strange things:  eye and face lifts, testosterone patches, yogic headstands, or adventure treks to Nepal. But imagine if we could stay close to home, stay on our [...]