I am terribly afraid of small planes. Which is peculiar, because I am in one. As I delicately claw my fingers into the leather hand rest, I lean my forehead against the window and risk looking down. Wow, are we close to the ground. Then I remember why I am here: to see Niagara Falls. I relax a little.
Almost 60 years of Austrian tradition celebrated in America: The Viennese Opera Ball at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York enchants with elegant ball gowns and famous waltzing melodies. The N.Y. Times calls the Viennese Opera Ball the most elegant Ball in all America – I agree.
There are high-tops and sky-scrapers and then there is Sky City: almost 700 feet above ground sits Acoma Pueblo, the oldest continuously inhabited American Indian pueblo in the United States. There is no electricity, running water or sewage system but the view from the mesa is spectacular.
In last week’s newsletter I encouraged you, my treasured audience, to commit to doing something that you love to do but don’t do often enough. Something that lights you up and brings you joy! Heeding my own advice, I did what I LOVE to do: spending more time with dogs and volunteering my time and […]
In my book, the Meadowood resort shall be called Shangri La from today forward. The Resort in California’s Napa Valley offers top wines, a Michelin Guide 3-Star restaurant, an original Croquet green and a golf course with hickory clubs. We play golf and sample wines – at the same time!
My home country Austria has much to offer. Case in point: The Grand Tirolia luxury resort in Kitzbühel in the Austrian Alps.
VIDEO: In the summer of 2000 I met a remarkable Native American warrior woman. Within 10 days she taught me more about nature and our connection to the natural world than I had learned in decades growing up in the Western world. Her name is Oh Shinnah Fast Wolf. This is one of her teachings.