The black orchid blossoms are so small, at first glance I thought they were spent. Barely bigger than my thumbnail, these show a deep maroon color. We’re in a hotel of the same name. The Black Orchid Resort is about a half hour from Belize City and lies along the Belize river. These flowers were [...]
The International Living contest for a test-drive month in Granada, Nicaragua, is underway. We found out earlier this week that we are among the 20 finalists, after submitting a video under three minutes. Our goofy little video describes why we’d be a great choice for the ‘test-drive’ retirement in Nicaragua: We’ll honor your vote with [...]
How do you choose which book to read next? I’ve noticed some fine threads that take me from one book to another, and lately the choices haven’t been determined by my book group’s selection. Well, that’s not true. A couple months ago I read Louise Erdrich’s The Round House because my book club was reading [...]
The Traveling Yoga Show The first time I did yoga (before I knew the term was ‘practice’ yoga) was when my daughter was in middle school, maybe 1999 or so. She and her friend and I went to the gym together, and suddenly I was doing a high-speed yoga workout on a Saturday morning. It [...]
Kris is in Central America -- and most of her current travel is posted to TRAVELPAST50.COM. This site will continue to post random essays, photo galleries, and impractical travel notes. Next up: Toronto, with a press trip to Peterborough, Ontario, in June, followed by UK and Ireland. Check in and check up via twitter.com/HMSHenning or Facebook.com/HMSHenning.