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  • 'The Big Picture': Camera-shy photographer a man with a secret ★★★

    'The Big Picture': Camera-shy photographer a man with a secret ★★★
    Hiding inside the identity of someone else — someone recently disappeared, or murdered, for example — is a theme running through all sorts of crime fiction (Patricia Highsmith's Ripley mysteries) as well as cinematic variations on that theme...
  • Natalie Dormer masters the 'Game of Thrones'

    Natalie Dormer masters the 'Game of Thrones'
    Margaery Tyrell's family has offered her up as bride for creepy King Joffrey on HBO's "Game of Thrones," but according to actress Natalie Dormer, she's no pawn of Westeros politics. Dormer, probably most familiar in the U.S. for her role as Anne Boleyn...
  • Tennis: U.S. international women's teams have Williamsburg connections

    Tennis: U.S. international women's teams have Williamsburg connections
    Former Williamsburg resident Toni Novack of Fort Myers, Fla., is on the Alice Marble Cup team that is representing the U.S. in women’s 60-and-over competition in the International Tennis Federation Super Seniors World Championships in Umag, Croatia....
  • How to choose a sobe in Croatia

    HOW TO CHOOSE A SOBE Look for sobe owners who have brochures or photos of their accommodations. Always view the room before paying. Feel free to negotiate the price. Make sure the owner speaks English so that your needs are understood. Go with your...
  • 'Bachelorette' recap, episode 5, London calling

    'Bachelorette' recap, episode 5, London calling
    "London's calling and I'm going to answer it." Emily travels to London with her top 10 men. When Chris Harrison greets the group in Trafalgar Square, he congratulates them on being one step closer to marrying Emily. There are no cheers, no smiles. They...
  • Croatia: Seeking shelter in a sobe

    Croatia: Seeking shelter in a <i>sobe</i>
    He was the least aggressive among the dozens of locals waving sobe signs in our faces. My fiancé, Jay, and I had just stepped off the ferry onto the Croatian island of Korcula, where the placard-carriers were standing on the dock, competing with one...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Croatian coast: Eastern Europe's Riviera

    Croatian coast: Eastern Europe's Riviera
    I love the knack Croatians have for taking a humble stretch of rocky shoreline and turning it into a wildly romantic bar or cafe. At Valentino Bar in the coastal town of Rovinj, the woman who runs the place hands out pillows as you arrive — an...
  • How about this? Jones the doper now a diplomat for U.S.

    How about this?  Jones the doper now a diplomat for U.S.
    I hadn't heard anything about defrocked Olympic track and field champion Marion Jones in the three months since her one-year WNBA career ended when she was waived in July by the Tulsa Shock, which went on to become one of the worst teams in pro sports...
  • Ditte Munch-Hansen and Pedja Jurisic: A continental divide mends

    Ditte Munch-Hansen and Pedja Jurisic: A continental divide mends
    It's been a long six years to finally arrive at Happily Ever After. Along the way there were missed connections and travails that spanned continents. And that's just the early chapter of the love story of Chicago graduate students Ditte Munch-Hansen,...
  • The Kvarner Islands: Adriatic idyll

    The Kvarner Islands: Adriatic idyll
    I'm walking along a stretch of the Adriatic Sea that reminds me of another time, another hemisphere. It's not the forest of pine trees that offers shade along the seawall on a poster-perfect 70-degree day. It's not the little docked boats bobbing up and...