Monthly Archives: November 2012

Glass of the Kings! Presidents, queens, kings, popes, and even the Shah of Persia own luxury stemware from Moser’s exclusive handcrafted collection. The world-renowned Moser brand which has produced crystal of the highest quality since 1857, depends on the artistic talents of master glass blower and engraver craftsmen. And this past September, I was fortunate […]

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  Forget Starbucks! Once you see the grand, opulent coffee houses here, you’ll crave atmosphere, as much as caffeine, when you stop to enjoy your morning mojo. A Hungarian woman drinks cappuccino in the New York Café. Built in 1894, and attached to the New York Palace hotel, it was considered the most elegant and popular of the 500 coffee houses that thrived […]

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Election Day here in the USA…standing in one of those ballot boxes today made me think of Morocco’s system for voting. Drive through the rural areas and you’ll see the voting wall simply painted on the side of a concrete building, such as an elementary school like you see in the image below. Candidates are separated […]

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