Shortly after the end of the 2015 Tour de France, it was announced the 2016 edition would begin at Mont-Saint-Michel. At that moment, I knew I had to go.
Although I had been watching cycling on and off since the time of the Lance Armstrong era, I had been avidly following it the past few years. Of course, since I had taken up road cycling also in the past few years, albeit on a casual level, that also helped my appreciation for the sport grow.
If that wasn't reason enough, the icing on the cake was the mere fact I would get to go back to France, which is one of my favorite destinations - the culture, the food, the people.
Although I could go on and on about the trip itself, watching the Tour was much more than a bike race, as it reinforced some important lessons. It emphasized:
Lastly, and most importantly, this entire Tour de France 2016 experience reinforced the importance of simplicity. Especially as I live in Manhattan, it's easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of life. Yet, when it's just you, your bike and what seems to be an unending mountain climb ahead of you, life becomes a whole lot simpler.
Vive la France and Vive le Tour!
P.S. When traveling, do not forget your easy to pack, easy to wear and easy to style Adea Camisoles!
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Over the years, the airline industry has experienced many twists and turns – and one of the most remarkable has been the evolution of the stewardess or airline hostess. That said I was stopped in my tracks by an article in Travel & Leisure, April 2020 titled “Taking Wing.” It featured a photo of a flight attendant’s dress from 1965 and was skillfully written by Ann Hood who has delivered a detailed on-the-scene report.
In a city like New York, that has a population of close to nine million, it’s great to know that there’s something for everyone. This gave me the idea to write about fun and/or favorite spots in all five boroughs, namely: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island. So, in this blog we’ll cover places I’ve personally enjoyed over the years and spots mentioned in an article that ran in Condé Nast Traveler magazine in April 2020. Here are five slices of the Big Apple:
Roughly eight years ago, I was chatting with a young lady in her twenties when she started raving about something called “Birchbox.” I stopped her at once and said, “What on earth is Birchbox?” Well, she looked at me as if I had two heads and said with dismay, “You don’t know about Birchbox!”
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