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The Shoe Craze Sweeping Australia

Forget Jimmy Choo. Or Ugg boots for that matter. There’s a new fashion statement sweeping through Brisbane, and you saw it here first.

Leave it to the Aussies! You’ve got to admire their resiliency of spirit in the wake of the natural disasters. Continue Reading →


Queensland Floods: An Email from Australia

As you might guess, I’ve been following the Queensland floods with a mix of shock and concern. Yesterday, I received this email from a friend. He does a great job explaining the magnitude of the crisis from a personal perspective: Continue Reading →


Travel Advisory: The Cats of Amsterdam

Here’s what happened to me three weeks ago to the day—March 17, 2010. The signs were all there. I should have seen it coming. It was a Wednesday, a Worst Case Wednesday. Continue Reading →