Paris, 1999. My husband and I are having dinner at Spoon, one of Alain Ducasse’s restaurants near the Champs Elysees. Tom has a big announcement to make and is clearly excited. Tom: I got a job offer, you’ll never guess where! Me: …(I never did so fast forward…) Tom: Seoul, Korea! Me: …? Seoul, 2000. … More Food…glorious food. An expat’s musings.
It all started after I watched the movie Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by Clint Eastwood. I decided I had to visit mysterious Savannah, with it’s old-fashioned charm, beautiful architecture, southern drawl and corn bread. So, last year, as we were road tripping from L.A. to N.Y., we stopped in Savannah. But … More Ode to Savannah
The Metropolitan Museum of New York, aka “The Met” is one of the most visited art museum in the world. In 2016, 6.7 million people from 190 countries visited the museum. It houses more than 2 million pieces of art. But did you know? You can travel the world in one day, without leaving New … More Did you know? The Met.
This applied to me for the first 50 years of my life: In Europe, in Asia and in the Middle East, we had Celsius, meters and kilos. Then…I moved to the U.S. It was a challenge, especially if you take into account I am a catastrophe with numbers. The first time I realized I’d better … More Reflections of a new Manhattanite (part 2)