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Agrigento – Valley of the Temples

Agrigento – Valley of the Temples

The city of Agrigento lies near the southern coast of Sicily with only the Mediterranean separating it from North Africa. On a long ridge across from the modern city, lie the ruins of Akragas, one of the crown jewels of the ancient world and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Here the remains of seven Greek […]

Stockholm

Stockholm

Stockholm glistens majestically in the warmer months as residents pour into the streets and explore the city’s 30,000 islands and islets. Meander through the picturesque old town, explore a historic sailing vessel or take a ferry to a sparsely populated outer island for a unique vacation that, thanks to a stronger dollar, is no longer […]

Europe’s Best Beer Drinking Destinations

Europe’s Best Beer Drinking Destinations

Beer experts Bob and Ellie Tupper have just released their new book, Drinking in the Culture, an exhaustive guide to all the best places to drink beer in Europe. Here are their top 10 favorites in an excerpt from the book. #10.  Sheffield, England.  Hop off a train and into a bar. Many European cities […]

Paris Dining & The Rise of the Bistronomie

Paris Dining & The Rise of the Bistronomie

In the past few years, a new breed of chef has brought influences from around the world and a hyper-seasonal touch to French cooking with a wave of casual restaurant openings in Paris. In a society with rigid designations for its eating establishment – the bistro, the brasserie, le restaurant – a new category has […]

Ravenna – City of Mosaics

Ravenna – City of Mosaics

Former capital of no less than three empires, Ravenna, Italy is nowadays best known for being the proud possessor of eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites. As well as being the burial place of Dante and a former home to Byron, the town’s magnificent mosaics inspired Cole Porter’s classic “Night and Day.” In ancient times, Ravenna […]

Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik

The ancient city of Dubrovnik may seem like something out of Game of Thrones, perhaps because some of the most pivotal scenes from the series have been filmed there, but the well-preserved medieval city has much to offer anyone interested in actual history and architecture. The history of the city, once the independent Republic of […]

Wining and Dining in Florence Without Breaking the Bank.

Wining and Dining in Florence Without Breaking the Bank.

Like most destinations, Florence, Italy has numerous restaurants of varying quality and authenticity. However, with a little effort and patience, it is possible to have an authentic Italian experience and find great value for exceptional food. Famous for its bustling street market, the area around San Lorenzo overflows with eateries just waiting to rip off […]

Lake Como and Villa Del Balbianello

Lake Como and Villa Del Balbianello

Lake Como is one of northern Italy’s most famous areas thanks to its pristine mountain-ringed waters, palatial villlas with lush grounds like Villa del Balbaniello, one of the settings for Casino Royale, and of course, celebrities like George Clooney who own houses there. Just an hour north of Milan, the city of Como on the lake’s […]

Literary Edinburgh

Literary Edinburgh

With dark alleyways, historic buildings and an enchanted castle illuminated at night, Edinburgh, Scotland has inspired writers and poets for centuries. The first UNESCO World Heritage City of Literature, Edinburgh overflows with inspiration for stories and poetry. Museums, ghosts of the past, and edgy new writers populate this city, all making their mark on the […]

Exploring the Coast of Montenegro

Exploring the Coast of Montenegro

Boasting a broad stretch of dramatic coastline and massive mountain ranges, the tiny country of Montenegro packs a big punch. Having gained their independence as a nation less than ten years ago and as a current candidate for accession into the EU, the country is an ideal place for the discerning adventurer who yearns for […]

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Rabat, Morocco

Rabat, Morocco’s capital city, is flush with history and culture unbeknownst to the many Morocco-bound tourists who flock to Tangiers and Casablanca. For those who venture off the beaten path, however, Rabat will prove just as rewarding.

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