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How to Dress Like an Italian

. White sneakers and khaki pants? American. Flip flops and shorts in the middle of winter? German. Default raincoat and pink lipstick? British. Vintage sundress, leggings and mary janes? French. Skinny jeans, high-heeled boots, designer tote and crisp white T-shirt? Italian. You may also like: Travel…

Turkish Food with the Sultan at Home

Food can be a window into Turkish culture, even from home (recipe included below) So there I was, sitting in Izmir, Turkey, overlooking the sea. I love the Aegean. Yeah, in my own mind. The truth is I was not at the Aegean yesterday. I…

Hominy Grill, Charleston, SC: Feeling All Homey

Hominy Grille, Charleston, South Carolina Choosing where to eat in Charleston can be a little daunting. But as soon as we are embraced in the golden light that emits from the entrance of Hominy Grill, Charleston, and embraces like a maternal hug, and take in…

When Visiting Kauai: Relax, but Don’t

Visiting Kauai can mean more than grabbing a beach chair and paperback and planting yourself on a different golden beach each day. Resist! There is so much to do on Kauai! I’m pretty sure I’m not alone when I say I am tempted when visiting…

Myrtle Beach 101: Part One

Mention Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and many a married man gets a wild look in his eye . For them a trip to this area which is sometimes referred to as The Grand Strand is mostly associated with one thing: golf. This first article in…

Travel Dreams

Dreams A girl can dream. I have, ever since my mother found me at age four digging a deep hole in our backyard and asked me if I was digging to China. “Yes, I am,” I answered, liking that idea. This morning this is my…

The Original Travel Belles

I didn't read about how to name a blog, and interestingly when I search on the topic now, there  is scant information. All I know is that when I thought about naming The Travel Belles, my two grandmothers kept popping in my mind. Thoughts and images…