Dream Water: Peace on Earth in a Bottle

Dream Water put to the test on an overseas flight by a lousy travel sleeper For me sleeping the night before a big trip is usually out of the question. By the time I wheel my suitcase into the airport and check-in (and likely check my bag in too), my excitement, without a good night’s … Read more

Brunetti’s Cookbook Review

Bookstores, Italian Food & Italy Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore? ~ Henry Ward Beecher ~ I would add to that, “as in front of Italian food.” Most people will probably arrive at Brunetti’s Cookbook because they are already fans of Donna Leon’s Guido Brunetti mysteries series. As a reader who is … Read more

Pacsafe Citysafe 200 Review: My New Favorite Travel Purse


Review of the PacSafe Citysafe 200 travel purse I purchased a new travel purse for a recent trip, the Pacsafe Citysafe 200 (specifically, [easyazon_link keywords=”Pacsafe Luggage Citysafe 200 Gii Handbag Black” locale=”US” tag=”tbelles-20″]Pacsafe Luggage Citysafe 200 Gii Handbag in Black[/easyazon_link]). My need for a new travel purse was two-fold: Having recently downsized cameras to an [easyazon_link keywords=”Olympus micro … Read more