Home » Posts tagged with » hotel review

A Stay at the Domaine du Vieux Couvent, Magdalen Islands

The Domaine du Vieux Couvent on the Magdalen Islands is one of the loveliest places I have ever had the privilege to stay in. It had been recommended by a friend whose judgement I now hold in very high esteem. The 10 room hotel was built between 1914 and 1918, originally as a convent. It […]

Food Recipes and Restaurants

A Visit to Baumwollspinnerei AKA the Leipzig Cotton Mill

Dinner at Spinnerei is what I see listed on my itinerary for the second night of a conference I’m attending in Leipzig, Germany. Beforehand, life is a little out of control, so I don’t even spend one minute checking it out on Google. That’s just as well so I have no preconceived expectations. Spinnerei isn’t a restaurant […]