Fyllis Hockman

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It is not often that a toilet and a tea ceremony form perfect metaphors for the culture of a country, but so it is...

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I was halfway through my Dreamcatcher massage when the masseuse started dancing around the table. Now, I’m somewhat of an experienced spa-goer, but this...

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At 450+ years, St. Augustine, Florida is America’s oldest city. There’s a lot to recommend a city that old -- history, ancient (for the...

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I’m not at all a connoisseur of beer. I know a Pilsner Lager is a good beer; Bud Light is not. I know beers...

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Their bodies were sleek and graceful, the skin soft to the touch, their demeanor welcoming even if a bit skeptical. Still, they were more...

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What do Bill Gates, Hillary and Chelsea, Martina Navratilova and Prince Charles have in common? They've all taken an Abercrombie and Kent safari in...

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Sure, we are all now accustomed to hotel rooms admonishing us to leave the towels on the rack so they can be reused. And...

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“You want me to get on THAT and go down to where?” I wailed from high atop the Alberta Falls waterslide, looking down to...

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Rebecca, an indentured servant, has only been at the plantation for two months, and already she has mastered the skills of milking, cooking, gardening...