FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

No Particular Place to Go: Letter from the Editor

Feb 28, 2014
2014 / March 2014

Cabin fever got the best of me on a recent Sunday afternoon. I’ve been recovering from foot surgery, on orders not to drive for four weeks followed by another two weeks with limited mobility.

Needing an excuse to get out of the house, never mind out of the state or out of the country, I convinced my husband to take me for an old-fashioned Sunday drive. With no particular place to go, we headed for the coast. We spent a couple hours meandering along scenic roadways and taking an occasional detour — just because we felt like finding out where an interesting road led. We discovered the answer to a decades-old mystery when we brazenly drove through a rusty gate, past worn-looking “private property” signs, to the end of a peninsula where we found what looked like a summer retreat, deserted in winter. We ended the afternoon sipping steaming Irish coffee, snug in one of our favorite pubs. Driving around in our automobile with no particular place to go turned into one of my favorite ways to spend a winter day.

While I’ve been discovering hidden treasures in my own backyard, our well-traveled contributors have been exploring the world. Richard Newton reports on the meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions industry in Singapore and shares tips on exploring his favorite neighborhood in Moscow. Ron Bernthal takes a look at the business climate in Doha, and Susan Finch explores Iceland with friends in tow. Beth Reiber offers advice for entertaining clients in Hong Kong. Barbara Radcliffe Rogers and Stillman Rogers dig the nightlife in Hamburg. Terry Gardner warms up in Miami while Victoria Abbott Riccardi kicks back in Costa Rica, and our own Kimberly Krol seeks adventure in Israel.

Plus, we bring the action to you with a recap of our 10th Annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards celebration at The Peninsula Beverly Hills, and we kick off our annual silent auction to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. We have a lot of ground to cover. Let’s get going.

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