Aunt Cece and Her Pecan Pie Make Their WSJ Debut

Longtime Newley.com readers will recall that I have blogged, in past years, about my Aunt Cece’s pecan pie. I absolutely love it. And I make a point to bake one every Thanksgiving. I’m happy to say that her fantastic dish figures in this story I wrote for WSJ Expat about connections that folks who live […]

Worth Reading: An In-Depth NYT Travel Story on Cuenca, Ecuador and the Country’s Southern Coast

Long-time Newley.com readers will recall that about a decade ago I spent a year living and working in the fascinating, staggeringly picturesque city Cuenca, Ecuador, which is situated some 8,000 feet high in the Andean foothills. I loved my time there, met some great people who remain my close friends, and think of the country […]

Newley.com in the new Lonely Planet: Thailand

Newley.com has earned a mention in the new Lonely Planet Thailand guide book. This humble blog is listed under the heading “The Inside Scoop,” on page 107. It’s part of a round-up of “informative or entertaining” Thailand blogs. And in the Sights section of the Bangkok chapter, on page 139, you’ll also find a brief […]