3 Days on the Desert Island of Lemnos

"There is a desert I long to be walking. A wide emptiness. Peace beyond any understanding of it" - Rumi There’s something about the desert. This is not a new revelation; people have been telling the same stories of profound and supremely weird experiences in the desert for thousands of years. Many are still going…

Review: Monkey Tree Hotel, Palm Springs

I'm a sucker for hotels that make me wish for time travel, or at least a grand, or at least 60's pool parties to attend and intrepid adventurers from a previous generation. Monkey Tree Hotel does that, and it does it well. Designed in 1960 by famed architect Albert Frey, the hotel was a Palm…