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Book Review: Israel Eats by Steven Rothfeld with Nancy Silverton

travel May 15, 2016 0 Comments

Israel Eats by Steven Rothfeld, with an introduction by Nancy Silverton is part travel guide, part culinary tour, and part history lesson. Rothfeld and Silverton take the reader through the diverse, vibrant, and buzzing contemporary food scene in Israel- visiting farmers, cooks, markets, chefs, and restaurants to reveal an inspiring culinary culture, steeping with tradition. In between  beautiful color photographs of the sweeping landscape, portraits, and bright…

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Book Review: The Farm to Table French Phrasebook

travel December 18, 2014 0 Comments

Dine, drink, converse, and indulge à la Française. Introducing “The Farm to Table French Phrasebook,” a new comprehensive language guide for food lovers that serves up the vital French expressions other books leave off the plate. You’ll learn how to: navigate produce markets, charcuteries and pâtisseries; prepare meals the French way with delicious, authentic recipes; speak the lingo of Paris’s…

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Book Review: Drowning by Jassy de Jong

travel December 14, 2014 0 Comments

A newcomer to this genre, Jassy DeJong pulls all the stops to create a vivid, romantic picture of a luxurious resort in South Africa where forbidden love runs rampant and one woman is faced with a complicated choice. The jet set story follows sensuous but stifled New York City photographer Erin Mitchell. She thinks going to South Africa on assignment…

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3 Uplifting Books to Make You a Better Person

travel December 9, 2014 0 Comments

The Woman Code: 20 Powerful Keys to Unlock Your Life by Sophia A. Nelson  Popular TV commentator, former White House correspondent, and motivational speaker reveals principles that will help women achieve their dreams, purpose, and destiny. One of the best books of the year! #Inspiration #Sisters #WomanCode   Healthy Happy Sexy: Ayurveda Wisdom for Modern Women by Katie Silcox The modern day…

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Books: Irresistible Travel Beach Reads

travel February 22, 2014 1 Comments

by Kimberly Fisher Want to see what I read on my last beach vacation?   Confessions of a Hostie by Danielle Hugh A simple, fun, easy beach read about the adventures of being a flight attendant or “hostie”. Danielle’s world is filled with exotic locations, jet lag, shopping, men, celebrities, unruly passengers and a weak immune system. At least she…

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Lifestyle: Holiday Gift Guide for Bookworms

books December 10, 2013 0 Comments

    As most of you know, I love to read and I love beautiful books. Nothing is a better gift than something thoughtful and personalized specifically for you. Take a look at some of these great reads, which will also come in handy for the upcoming holiday season. For the Trendy Romantic:  Model Citizens: Riding For A Fall  is a…

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Book: A Million Steps by Kurt Koontz

books travel November 20, 2013 0 Comments

If you feel like you need a mental escape or a great armchair read, pick up a copy of A Million Steps by author Kurt Koontz. Combining travel, life and detailed accounts of his pilgramage, Koontz – an avid adventure traveler and author, wrote a book that chronicles his trip on the historic Camino de Santiago in Spain, a venture that benefited…

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Book: JOIE DE VIVRE Winning, Dining, and Romancing Like the French

books europe travel January 25, 2013 0 Comments

At this moment, I am mentally sitting in a café in Paris, admiring the Louis Vuitton clad French Women dressed in all black as I sip a latte. Do you also need a French escape? Check out: JOIE DE VIVRE Winning, Dining, and Romancing Like the French (Thomas Dunne Books; $24.99; ISBN 1-250-00456-X:). Harriet Welty Rochefort, an American who married a…

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Books: Hidden Gardens of Paris

travel May 21, 2012 0 Comments

Finding the hidden gardens of Paris is half the fun of exploring the city, but let Susan Cahill lend a hand with her beautiful guide to the parks, squares and woodlands of the city of light. The full color guidebook shows you the off-the-beaten track green spaces of Paris, along with nearby attractions and exact locations. See the intricate beauty…

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Books: Wanderlove

books February 14, 2012 0 Comments

Got the travel bug? You will after reading Kirsten Hubbard’s new YA novel WANDERLOVE, an evocative backpacker’s journey through Central America which Kirkus calls “thrillingly romantic, smart and funny… a thoughtful and meandering travel narrative.” Regal Literary is celebrating its upcoming release by giving away 10 copies signed and illustrated by the author. See below for more information about the…

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Books: November Giveaways

books November 2, 2011 0 Comments

Dear Book Lovers: Looking for the perfect holiday gift for the bookworm in your life or just need a good read for your next international flight? Or maybe just a great book to curl up with on a cold, wintry day? Regal Literary has enough holiday spirit—and books—to go around for everyone!  giving away these wonderful titles through the month…

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Motivational Post: Recharge Your Emotional Energy

books motivational September 14, 2011 0 Comments

Vicki Milazzo is a woman that has done it all. From nurse to successful entrepreneur to author, Vicki knows what it is like to balance a full schedule. “Today’s woman has taken on an extreme life crammed to overflowing with commitments and responsibility,” observes Milazzo. She also knows that to be successful and lead a life, you need to take…

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Book Review: Taking Root in Provence

books france travel travel planning travel tips travel writing May 4, 2011 0 Comments

If you are looking for an armchair getaway filled with charm, subdued sophistication and grace, pick up a copy of “Taking Root in Provence” by Anne-Marie Simons. A writer and traveler, Anne-Marie has that certain way of casually transporting you to a different place  through the eyes of a local. As a former American, the Simons’ decided on retiring in…

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Summer

life travel May 13, 2009 0 Comments

Summer cities: Paris Amsterdam Tel Aviv Petra Amman Istanbul New York Partial summer reading list: The Year of Pleasures by Elizabth Berg The Art of Mending by Elizabeth Berg We are All Welcome Here by Elizabeth Berg Party of One by Anneli Rufus The Shack by WM Paul Young The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark…

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late night amazon.com

life June 17, 2008 0 Comments

I have a habit of mass-ordering late night from amazon.com. My last shipment included “Smart Girls Like Me”, “Secrets of 6 Figure Women”,”Celebutanes”, “Target Underwear and a Vera Wang Gown”, “Hollywood Girls Club”, “Better Than Beauty; A Guide to Charm”, and “Glam-orama”. I read “Lunar Park” by Bret Easton Ellis in the summer of 2006 and was mesmerized by his…

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