Ed Driscoll

Quote of the Day

“Venice is glamorous, until the breeze off the Adriatic brings in the smell of rotting fish and raw sewage, at which point it is like Hoboken with better architecture.”

—Manolo the Shoeblogger, as quoted by Virginia Postrel in her new article, “The Glamour of Getting Away: No matter how unpleasant the real journeys, travel still has a way of seducing us.”

For my interview with Virginia on her recent book, The Power of Glamour, click here.