Author Archive for Judith Reitman

3 variations on Cape Cod's luxury B&Bs

3 variations on Cape Cod’s luxury B&Bs

If you’re fond of sand dunes and salty air Quaint little villages here and there You’re sure to fall in love with old Cape Cod The singer Patti Page had not yet visited Massachusetts’s seaside haven when she made this ode to the Cape a hit in the 1950s. Today the island’s sand dunes remain […]

6 of the best baguettes de tradition in Paris

6 of the best baguettes de tradition in Paris

It’s a triage that should rightly take a lifetime, but given the “French Bread Law” (Décret n° 93-1074 du 13 septembre 1993), our choices are somewhat narrowly defined as to what is legally considered the Baguette de Tradition. So many baguettes (and croissants) sold in boulangeries are pre-made with commercial frozen dough, that specifications were […]

The 3 best places to stay in Marrakech and Essaouira

The 3 best places to stay in Marrakech and Essaouira

Among Morocco’s many seductions are a panoply of luxurious riads and resorts with lush courtyards, sensual hammans, and “the best tagine in North Africa”.  The defining variable is quality of service which, despite Morocco’s claim to warm hospitality, varies significantly. Here are three of best places to stay in Marrakesh and Essaouira that offer seamless […]