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Style Moment | The Augustine

Style Moment | The Augustine

"Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate." Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) Italian Dominican priest, philosopher and theologian
COOL HOTELS | Prague | The Augustine

COOL HOTELS | Prague | The Augustine

In the 13th century, King Wenceslas (yes, the one from the Christmas Carol) founded the Saint Thomas Monastery for the Augustine Order of friars in Prague. It's seven hundred years later, and the monastery is a five-star hotel called The Augustine, the result of a remarkable restoration that has combined…
The World in a Little Blue Book

The World in a Little Blue Book

My passport is full.  Each of the stamps on those little blue pages represents an encounter, an adventure, an education, an accomplishment, a story.  I had to go to the passport office to have new pages inserted, and as I sat there waiting, I flipped through, and remembered.  These are…
Prague | Where’s Waldo?

Prague | Where’s Waldo?

Wandering around the city of Prague, I noticed that I could see the fairy castle on the hill no matter where I was.  It became like a "Where's Waldo" game...here, you try it... (more…)