A TAUCK TOUR OF CENTRAL EUROPE

 A TAUCK TOUR TO CENTRAL EUROPE September 4-17, 2013 I really wanted to take a Danube cruise for my September vacation, especially one that included Budapest and Prague.  I started a web search in June and discovered there were no cabins available at that time on six different river boats. Then I looked at Tauck’s…

YOU CAN AFFORD TO GET SICK HERE:

YOU CAN AFFORD TO GET SICK HERE: MEDICAL CARE IN CUERNAVACA  I am often disgruntled by travel articles, especially those advising Americans on the best places to retire, that lack information on health services and medical care. Some of the magazines specializing in this genre seem to glorify medically-challenged remote places like coastal Ecuador or…

Carlos Fuentes meets Margaret Thatcher

Allegedly Nobel laureate Carlos Fuentes loved to tell this story to friends: from Jorge Volpe, La baronesa y el actor, Reforma, April 1, 2013, translation by James Horn After a ceremonial dinner  following the inauguration of Francois Mitterand, Carlos Fuentes happened to be seated next to Margaret Thatcher. The prime minister turned to Fuentes and…