TOUCHSTONES: Travel – Azuelos in Portugal

This is my favorite pousada in Portugal – Pousada de Arraiolos, Nossa Senhora da Assuncao, part of a government run-program created to promote tourism by preserving and adapting buildings of historic and architectural significance into hotels. These properties let you sleep and dine in manor houses, convents, monasteries, and palaces… read more

EYE CATCHES: Travel – Blue in Peru

Every place has a color identity derived from its natural and built environments.  Be conscious of this when you reach your next destination, as I believe that it’s easiest to perceive and discern color identity in the first moments of arrival when the surroundings are newest to the eyes and… read more