Black and Paper. If you are having a Good Day, Drink Champagne. If you are having a Bad Day, Drink Champagne.
A Faded Jewel
St Louis, Senegal is a faded jewel on the coast. The former Capital city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture Author: Jim Williams Copyright: © UNESCO
The Real Champagne Experience
From the ITB Berlin, a quick Clipper Inspired podcast talks to CEO Pier Tognazzini about visiting France’s Champagne Region.
For Chat Cinema Podcast guest filmmakers Tom Berkeley and Ross White talked about their well received film ROY, character driven story of loneliness. The duo looked poised to make the next step. Fast forward to March 12th, Tom Berkeley Ross White won the Best Film Short at the 95th Academy Awards in Hollywood for AN […]
ITB Inspired 2023
A recap and inspiration for places to go in 2023 from ITB Berlin.
Welcome Back ITB
The last time I attended the ITB Berlin happened in 2019. It’s been a few years, the world of travel has changed. Restrictions, lock downs and a war gave travelers reasons to ponder. March 2023, ITB Berlin welcomed back the tourism industry albeit on smaller scale. This time around, only professionals attended the three day […]
Pisa, Not A Cartoon Gag.
How many Saturday Morning cartoons did I watch with the Tower of Pisa as a center of joke? Always the same gag, the character’s actions either shift or straighten the famed structure. Never mind the animation jokes, the 14th century architectural work is worth the trip to Pisa. As one of the most recognized designed […]
Green Fashion Credentials
Brands are brandishing green credentials for the sake of being caring, or at least on the surface. Green is the new Black Dress in fashion. Suddenly, designers and labels have become Earth Conscious. Walk down any main street or shopping mall, retailers are bragging about sustainable clothing lines. During the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival, Fashion […]
Personal Favs From The Berlinale
After the announcements of the main awards of this year’s Berlinale, other films also deserve recognition. In the Encounters section, The Klezmer Project was directed by Leandro Koch and Paloma Schachmann. Although it did not win (Here, by Bas Devos, took the prize), The duo’s work deserves stand-alone appraisal. Leandro, a frustrated Jewish wedding cameraman […]
Berlinale Winners Recapped
The 73rd Berlinale: A Look at the Main Prize Winners The Berlin International Film Festival 2023 Award Ceremony took place on 25th February. Actress Kristen Stewart served as president of a seven-person international jury. The prize ceremony has often had some unusual choices for winners and this year was no exception. The Golden Bear for […]
Clipper Inspired Is BACK.
We mothballed the travel podcast, but in celebration of the ITB Berlin returning, Clipper Inspired has been revived. From the German capital we’ll be reporting all the news about the travel world. The places to go. When to go? Where to go? How to go?