Holiday Markets in Europe

Holiday Markets in Europe

From Copenhagen to Prague, Europe lights up its dreary winter days with bustling, fragrant, sparkling Christmas markets. Lining cobbled city streets and filling town squares…

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Hotel Cat Counteracts Bad Luck

Hotel Cat Counteracts Bad Luck

If thirteen dine together, one will be dead within a year. Or so the superstition goes. One way to cancel out one source of bad…

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5 Ways to Experience Cultural Immersion via Food

5 Ways to Experience Cultural Immersion via Food

Everyone eats. Yet food is often what sets cultures apart from one another, so that to many, it’s what makes travel so interesting. There’s more…

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A Sip of South Africa

A Sip of South Africa

South Africa’s Cape Winelands region boasts some of the world’s most beautiful scenery, with rolling hills nestled between craggy mountain ranges. The tradition of hospitality…

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A taste of travel: the rise of food trucks

A taste of travel: the rise of food trucks

There’s no denying that food trucks have become an integral part of cuisine in many big American cities – from NY to LA, it seems…

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Pack a plane picnic

Pack a plane picnic

Over at CN Traveler, blogger Joanna Goddard has an idea to make your next flight a little more comfortable and maybe even a little bit…

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Cuisine & Culture with AMA Waterways

Cuisine & Culture with AMA Waterways

Last month we took a fantastic river cruise with AMA Waterways. We joined the AMA Lyra in Budapest on a cold but clear afternoon. Built…

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Where to Eat Affordably in Waikiki

Where to Eat Affordably in Waikiki

Hawaii’s most famous beach has a multitude of dining choices. Are there any affordable options? During my many trips to Waikiki, I have done the…

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France’s wine country with Spec’s

France’s wine country with Spec’s

I was recently fortunate to escort a group of 30 true oenophiles to France to visit Paris as well as the Champagne and Bordeaux wine…

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The Lush of the Irish

The Lush of the Irish

What do whiskey and beer have in common? The obvious answer: alcohol.  However, the relationship between these malted beverages goes deeper.  If you find yourself…

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