September 28, 2021 | Rome, Italy
Let’s Get Lost 2019-06-23T20:12:47+02:00

Let’s Get Lost

Fooled but hopeful

By | August 21st, 2021|

In late spring — April, to be precise — a group of us gathered at the Florida beach house of a married couple, mutual friends of ours. We were celebrating. [...]

Feeling the orange

By | April 27th, 2021|

I was very near the end of Viv Albertine's wonderful memoir about the British punk scene and its aftermath, "Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.", marveling at [...]

Home at last

By | March 26th, 2021|

All journeys begin at home. And, with any luck and a fair headwind, that is where the best of them end. Sometimes the journey home can be rough, beset with [...]

Ghosts of the lynched

By | February 20th, 2021|

Standing under a monolithic steel slab, one of hundreds suspended from the polished wooden ceiling of a giant multi-level square pavilion on a hill overlooking Montgomery, Alabama, I crane my [...]

Memories of a kingpin

By | January 26th, 2021|

Sheldon Adelson, a one-time tour operator out of Boston, who parlayed an annual electronics and computer convention into a casino empire sprawling the globe and became a conservative king maker [...]

Miracles on hold

By | November 20th, 2020|

Sitting in a hotel room in Orlando, Florida on a Saturday afternoon in November, I find myself at the very epicenter of America’s most popular holiday resort and entertainment complex. [...]

To the house Dalí built

By | September 15th, 2020|

Two and a half hours north of Barcelona, along the rugged Costa Brava, is an exquisite jewel of a fishing village that I am reluctant to share with anyone for [...]

The road to Andorra

By | July 27th, 2020|

The tiny principality of Andorra inadvertently wound up in the news over a recent controversy stirred up by President Donald Trump comparing COVID-19 mortality rates in the United States with [...]

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Jeff Schweers

Jeff Schweers, Author

Jeff Schweers is an award-winning political and investigative journalist based in Tallahassee, Florida. A New York transplant, he has a passion for food, culture and travel, which he covers in a blog also titled Let’s Get Lost.