(photo by Daniele Sartori/flickr) First it was The Bachelor. Now it's America's Next Top Model. New Zealand just can't stop hosting American reality TV shows!
When I was on Grand Cayman last month, it wasn’t just to sunbathe on Seven Mile Beach and swim, or rather wade, with the stingrays. (And it certainly wasn’t to run the Cayman marathon!) I was there for the 6th annual Cayman Jazz Fest, which took place on the evenings of Thurs., Dec. 3rd—Sat., Dec […]
(photo by Cardoso/Flickr) Yesterday, I wrote a post pondering why Jaco, Costa Rica, was completely empty when I was there on Tuesday. Well, today I have my answer: everyone had ventured northwest to Santa Teresa to get ready for Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen’s wedding! Santa Teresa is a surf town on the Nicoya peninsula […]
(photo by Andrew & Suzanne/Flickr) Last week, The Bachelor's Jason Mesnick narrowed his choices down from two to three women in Queenstown, New Zealand. I wrote about how they went bungy jumping, helicoptering and sailing in this majestic area which bills itself as "New Zealand’s premier four season lake and alpine resort." For tonight's finale, […]
(photo by Mad1how/Flickr) It's not often that I'm jealous of "the ladies" on The Bachelor. I love the show but for me it's starting to bear too close a resemblance to HBO's Big Love. This week, however, bachelor Jason Mesnick and the final three contenders got to go on their Fantasy Dates (you know, the […]
It’s hard to believe but it actually happened: tonight Jimmy Buffett paid a surprise visit to one of his Margaritaville restaurants, making every Parrothead’s dream come true. Buffett and Mac McAnally began playing at the Margaritaville in Key West around 1Opm and kept going for about an hour and a half. The restaurant was completely […]
I was at the coat check at the Whitney Museum of American Art in NYC, deep in thought about the Alexander Calder: exhibit I had just seen. I was thinking about how Calder truly exercised his imagination, creating wire sculptures of animals, faces and figures like no one had ever seen before. Not to mention his mobiles […]