Monthly Archives: March 2011

Paris Encore: In a City of Change, Touchstones Remain

by Jean and Peter Richards We had forgotten how wonderful Paris can be. For too many years we had been driving around but not into it during our travels in France. This time we stopped. The first time I saw … Continue reading

Posted in Food, France, Travel | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Tim Ho Wan: A Star Rises in Hong Kong

by Jean and Peter Richards When we are in France we do not usually navigate gastronomically by the stars — we prefer family-owned bistros which have old-fashioned food to the inventif establishments which usually garner les etoiles. But Hong Kong … Continue reading

Posted in Asia, Food, Travel | Leave a comment

New Zealand Top to Bottom

By Jean & Peter Richards Mary Laurenson has landed her dream job spending her days amongst royals who soar. In middle age, her chin tattooed in tribute to her Maori forebears, Mary is a guide at the Royal Albatross Center … Continue reading

Posted in New Zealand, Travel | Tagged , | Leave a comment