How to Bring Home a Bit of Florence Style

For centuries, Florence has been synonymous with the finest craftsmanship and style in jewelry – why not bring a bit of that legacy home? Florence has defined beauty and elegance since the 15th century Italian Renaissance; it holds an unrivaled  place as the domain of art and culture Today, a more contemporary approach to one-of-a-kind jewelry, wrought from the most modern of man-materials – plastics and synthetics – is found in work of Angela Caputi. We can all bring a bit of Florentine design genius back home with us to savor. Here’s the skinny…..

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How to Fall in Love with Istanbul

3 Score & More is proud to present our first guest post, authored by Lindsay and Andrew Trombley. Here they present a sketch of Istanbul based on their recent experience that will inspire you to plan a trip pronto! Great recommendations and insights from the millennial perspective that work for all travelers. Please add your own favorites below!                                                                                                  –  – Jane

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5 Reasons to Visit Notting Hill

The reasons to visit London’s Notting Hill are many and varied. Elegant ivory-faced residential crescents and squares border equally affluent Kensington and Holland Park. The Portobello Market’s funky bargain-hunting and the carnival atmosphere every weekend. The global village feel of Golborne Road. People-watching is an art form given the eclectic mix of characters.  Notting Hill is probably best experienced by becoming embedded during a short (or long) stay and not dropping in or heading for a destination restaurant. . More on that further down……

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Keep your Sanity: More on Quiet London

Need some quiet London places that enrich the mind, body, and soul?   3 Score has found some oases in London. Here are more suggestions to soak up the cultural atmosphere but keep your sanity intact.  Continue reading “Keep your Sanity: More on Quiet London”

How to Find Quiet London

Embedded in London’s 21st C. zeitgeist are quiet, reflective gems hidden within the city clamor. They are a joy to discover and here are a few I have found….

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Kimpton’s Monaco: Hotel Whimsy in Pittsburgh

Maybe ‘whimsy’ and Pittsburg don’t seem like a natural pairing, but in this revitalized, booming city, Hotel Monaco brings more than a dash of flair and the good vibes that Kimpton is known for.  Continue reading “Kimpton’s Monaco: Hotel Whimsy in Pittsburgh”

Iceland: Searching for Richard Serra, Discovering Reykjavik

Pair of pillars, Afangar, Videy Island

The mission:  To see renowned sculptor Richard Serra’s striking installation Afangar (“Standing Stones”) on Viðey Island, a national preserve across the harbor from Reykjavík.  With that brief, I savored a taste of Iceland on a layover to New York from London. In searching for Richard Serra in Iceland, I discovered Reykjavik Continue reading “Iceland: Searching for Richard Serra, Discovering Reykjavik”

Hi, It’s Jane….

fullsizeoutput_ff4Welcome to Three Score & More…. our mission is to inspire travel, style, and discovery among curious and sophisticated women 60+.  Let’s never stop learning or lose that sense of adventure! 

As part of the ‘three score and more’ demographic, I’m no stranger to life’s reset button. After careers in advertising,  communication, and a very rewarding stint in adventure travel, I am following my heart and aim to inspire others to do the same. Continue reading “Hi, It’s Jane….”

How to Call a Random Swede in Sweden

Swedish flag

You savvy travelers no doubt know about the Swedish Tourist Association‘s campaign to link the world to Sweden – one Swede at a time – by calling a national phone number (+46 771-793-336; international charges apply).  What better way to celebrate Sweden’s 250th anniversary of the abolition of censorship than to encourage the entire population to chat with strangers about, well, anything.

I wanted to learn about Skane, in Sweden’s southeast and high on my travel list. So, I called. Continue reading “How to Call a Random Swede in Sweden”