Even the most inveterate traveler needs to find a place to do absolutely nothing. For Sofia Coppola, that place is a tiny seaside village in Belize, where the most exciting adventure she’ll have all day is a bike ride to the gelato stand and back (and that’s just perfect). Hugh Garvey talks to the filmmaker about escaping it all.
Wandering Chef: Stephanie Izards’s Belize - Oct 22, 2014
Planning a wedding and a honeymoon while running two of Chicago’s best restaurants can be daunting, which is why Top Chef winner Stephanie Izard of Girl & the Goat and Little Goat sought help. She asked the pros at Jet Set World Travel (members of AFAR’s Travel Advisory Council) for a honeymoon destination that was adventurous and relaxing. Their answer: two wildly different regions of Belize.
The filmmaker on the best luggage, life's greatest luxury and how 'Apocalypse Now' made him a hotelier. The Story of what got Francis Ford Coppola into the hotel business is one of a simple plan that became complicated. It started with the making of his Vietnam War epic, "Apocalypse Now," released 35 years ago next week. Though shooting in the jungles of the Philippines pushed Mr. Coppola to his limits psychologically and financially, he nonetheless grew attached to the setting.