Author: Judith Glynn

Searching for My Father’s Grave

Searching for My Father’s Grave

I took a respite from travel writing to write this personal essay that turned into a journey of discovery and appeared in the Providence Journal.

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Portugal’s Devotion to Ginja

At its inception centuries ago, ginja was used for digestive purposes. Eventually the sweet liqueur made its way to wealthy clients, then into fado establishments.Today the drink enjoys record popularity […]

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Best Shopping in Cesky Krumlov

Shopping is a favorite pastime for many travelers but what to buy and where to buy with confidence can be problematic. From major cities to small villages, it helps when […]

Czech Film Trips Now an App

Czech Film Trips Now an App

To stand in the exact spot where a scene from a well-known film was made or to follow in the footsteps of famous actors is the basis of today’s film […]

Spain’s Exorbitantly Expensive Ham

Spain’s Exorbitantly Expensive Ham

The world’s best ham is the super-premium jamón Iberico de Bellota. Acorns are key to its flavor and marbled fat. Artisan producers contribute generations of tradition to the curing process. […]

Only You Inspired Only YOU

Only You Inspired Only YOU

Transform a former Madrid palace into a hotel that’s a design showstopper. Add a concept that pampers the individual guest. Make it cozy, yet chic, and it’s a hit from […]

Civil Rights Landmarks in Montgomery, Alabama

Civil Rights Landmarks in Montgomery, Alabama

Montgomery once lowered its head due to the racial turmoil that occurred here 50 years ago. Today, the city has a stronghold on the Civil Rights Movement attractions and showcases […]

Dim Sum at 88 Palace

Dim Sum at 88 Palace

Finding authentic Hong Kong-style dim sum in New York City isn’t difficult but what a find for its devotees at the very popular 88 Palace Restaurant, located in the city’s […]

Montgomery, Alabama Open for Business

Montgomery, Alabama Open for Business

Some cities just can’t catch a break as a must-see destination. They also carry a heavy past needing a proud update. That was Montgomery’s dilemma despite Rosa Parks, a local […]

The Street or Me: A New York Story

The Street or Me: A New York Story

A sidewalk hello between two diverse women in a New York City neighborhood begins an inspiring story about redemption over evil. Michelle Browning is 33, drunk and a former beauty […]