Alexandra Williams Fun Fit

The Nomad Goes Fun and Fit!

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We’re suckers for great design with a philanthropic bent. When we heard about the good the founder of O’Sun, Alain Gilles, a Belgian designer, was accomplishing in poor communities on the African continent where 600-million people live without electricity by providing off-the-grid villages with Nomad lanterns, we decided it would be a positive New Year gesture to […]

Anthony Bourdain taking off on his Congo adventure on the adroyt blog.

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Known and Unknown

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The foodie reality show The Taste, returns to ABC next Thursday (December 4) and Anthony Bourdain will be up to his usual abrasiveness given the sound-bite the network is airing, which has him proclaiming, “Abuse, terror…makes me want to frolic!” Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre and Marcus Samuelsson join him as mentors/judges so it will be […]

A tour of Dublin turns into a writer's odyssey on the adroyt blog.

Chapter One, Somewhere in the Middle

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On a bright and sunny fall morning in Dublin we were in search of the city’s famed Writer’s Museum, hoping to read some of our favorite prose from the original, yellowed pages. Books and personal effects were organized throughout the rooms of the former-home-turned-institution and its winding hallways eventually led us to the now defunct […]

Cambodia, Drama, and a Cultural Renaissance

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The U.S. debut of the Royal Ballet of Cambodia during the Season of Cambodia, an initiative of Cambodian Living Arts organization was, for all intents and purposes, a production 20-plus years in the making: A glittering jewel in a month-long repertoire of visual arts across stages, screens, and walls. The collective gathering of the kingdom’s […]