Author: Casey Hatfield-Chiotti

Travel

How to Help Hotels During the Pandemic

Planning travel now can provide security for hotels and savings for you. Across the globe, hotels are stepping up to help local governments, healthcare workers and those suffering from COVID-19. Some have become hospitals. (The Israeli hotel group Dan Hotels has converted two hotels: Tel Aviv’s Dan Panorama and the Dan Jerusalem […]

The Tuileries in Paris
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Paris Top Ten

Don’t have a lot of time to plan a trip to Paris? Use this “cheat sheet,” which includes a mix of shopping, museums, restaurants and bars. It is not easy to pick ten things to eat, drink and see in my favorite city and, as all cities do, Paris is […]

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A Weekend in Beaune

The heart of Burgundy entices with excellent cuisine, medieval architecture and, of course, wine. When people ask me what French region they should visit after spending time in Paris, I reply “Burgundy” without missing a beat. It’s easily my favorite region outside Île de France. My husband and I have […]

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Portland Top Ten

More and more travelers are making their way to the Rose City for excellent restaurants, stunning scenery and distinct coffee culture. I’m proud to say Portland, Oregon is my hometown. It has changed tremendously since I was growing up in the 1980s and 90s. Back then, it felt more like […]