By Raquel Neofit ITWPA Member Hidden away near the Transylvanian border of Muntenia is a royal secret loved by Romanian city dwellers as a quiet weekend escape. Welcome to the Bastion. The first thing I noticed on this relatively small mountain was how deeply I began to breathe. The fresh, pine-scented, cool air from the Carpathian mountain ranges was like that first … [Read more...] about Blink and You’ll Miss It
Volume 6, Issue #1 - Januray 2013
By Gerald F. Sweeney How did a pleasant weekend jaunt last year into the rolling Vermont hills turn into the development of a million brain cells? It all began with a plan to enjoy a relaxing weekend in a beautiful New England inn with the added attraction of hearing an academic recitation by one of my grandkids. What I wasn’t expecting was a mind-blowing experience. But I … [Read more...] about Get Smart in Vermont
By Matt Palmer ITWPA Member German heritage, old-world tree-lined streets, a bustling tourist presence, and local business diversity. Having lived in the Adelaide Hills area for the past few years I felt it necessary to visit one of the local Hahndorf bed and breakfast establishments and hope for a memorable “in town” experience. I most certainly found one. Amble at … [Read more...] about Amble at Hahndorf B&B, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
By Gail Lee Knight ITWPA Member As a solo woman traveler, do you yearn to visit foreign lands but hesitate to do so because you don’t know anyone at your desired destination, or you are unsure if it’s safe to “go it alone,” or you don’t speak the language? A solution may be “Women Welcome Women World Wide” (or 5W), a network of single women globetrotters. Women Welcome … [Read more...] about Welcome, Solo Women Travelers!
By Neha Sharma We are all familiar with that beautiful bakery aroma that in addition to tantalizing our taste buds is also often instrumental in bringing back nostalgic childhood memories from mama’s kitchen. And for anyone who has walked on London streets, it’s that same aroma wafting out of the supermarket stores like Tesco’s and Sainsbury’s that engulfs you in its … [Read more...] about All for that Sweet Tooth