Joaquin Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light

Joaquin Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light

Unjustly overlooked outside of his native country, Joaquin Sorolla is considered one of greatest Spanish painters of the 20th century. Now the luminous splendor of his work can be admired at the Hôtel de Caumont-Art Center, in Aix-en-Provence, France.

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Malta — Beyond Valletta

Malta — Beyond Valletta

Long before the Knights took control of Malta, the islands prime Eastern Mediterranean location had attracted successive waves of conquerors who also left their mark on the tiny country.

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A Caribbean Heaven — Les Saintes, Guadeloupe

A Caribbean Heaven — Les Saintes, Guadeloupe

Virtually unheard of among international tourists, the best kept secret of the Guadeloupe Archipelago, the tiny islands of Les Saintes feel more the quintessential French seaside village as they do a Caribbean hideaway.

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A Late Fall Caribbean Escape

A Late Fall Caribbean Escape

There is no surer way to keep the impending winter at bay than a leisurely late fall escapade around the sun-drenched islands of the Caribbean. And in these dark days of Coronavirus confinement, the glorious days aboard the Silver Whisper make for especially precious memories – and a reminder that my traveling days will return.

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Mythical Marrakech – The Majorelle Garden

Mythical Marrakech – The Majorelle Garden

Created over a span of 40 years by French artist Jacques Majorelle, then saved from oblivion by couturier Yves Saint-Laurent for whom it became a major source of inspiration, the Majorelle Garden remains an exotic botanical haven in the heart of Marrakech.

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Mythical Marrakech – The Great Palaces of the Medina

Mythical Marrakech – The Great Palaces of the Medina

Among the wealth of historical and cultural sites concealed within the massive sandstone walls of the Medina of Marrakech, none are more remarkable than the opulent palaces built over the centuries to house the city’s rulers in death as well as in life.

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Josette King

I was barely in my teens when travel became a driving force in my life. Now as a travel writer and photographer, I have visited over 45 countries in some of the most photogenic corners of the planet, taking tens of thousands of pictures along the way. With my work, I thrive to capture the natural… and cultural uniqueness of each area I visit. Get to know me better…

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