Eating in a foreign country can be the highlight of your trip, or it can be the downfall. Picky eaters are what they are, but don’t let them stop you from dabbling in a little culinary adventure. It might just be the best thing that happens to your kid’s diet since peanut butter.Continue reading “Throw Back Thursday – Paella in Spain”
Overlooking a jungle teeming with wildlife that stretches down to Apoyo Lagoon in the volcanic crater below, Pacaya Lodge & Spa is nicely perched in central Nicaragua, making it an ideal home base for exploring many of nation’s top sites. Calling the village of Catarina home, the lodge is less than an hour’s drive from Augusto C. Sandino International Airport, making it a fabulous alternative … Continue reading Pretty Places Friday – Pacaya Lodge & Spa — Apoyo Lagoon
Dungeness Crab season is in full force and folks in Mendocino County know how to celebrate the harvest from the coast. Throw in the beloved crustacean along with some wine and beer and it’s pretty much impossible to go wrong. Read more HERE. Continue reading Throw Back Thursday – Mendocino Weekend
There was a time when women winemakers were few and far between. Lucky for us, that time is long gone. Sonoma County gals who grow grapes are taking the Bay Area by storm and giving wine lovers delicious reasons to raise a glass. Read more HERE. Continue reading Throw Back Thursday – Women Winemakers in Sonoma County, CA
Set on six acres in Sonoma County wine country is the Farmhouse Inn, which has mastered the perfect way to end a busy day of wine tasting. Get pampered at the chic spa, have dinner at a Michelin-starred restaurant set in a restored late-1800s farmhouse, and feel like a kid again making S’mores under a star-filled sky. Read more HERE. Continue reading Pretty Places Friday – Farmhouse Inn
Carneros Resort and Spa is surrounded by vineyards and meadows, but still conveniently located just off Highway 121 in Napa. The property is just a touch more than five miles (eight kilometres) from downtown Napa, where restaurants, shops, art galleries, and close to two dozen wine tasting rooms are waiting. A star-studded list of wineries are within easy driving distance. Read more HERE.Continue reading “Pretty Places Friday – Carneros Resort and Spa Napa”
It’s easy to build a Japan-inspired weekend getaway in Wine Country if you know where to go. Read more HERE. Continue reading Pretty Places Friday
For centuries, Augustinian sisters have called the historic site home, but facing declining numbers, the monastery was restored and adapted to offer hotel accommodations, opening its doors to guests in August 2015.
See the full review HERE.Continue reading “Unforgettable Hotels – Le Monastere des Augustines – Quebec”
We’re eating breakfast at a table topped with white linen, overlooking 3,200 acres of Ecuador’s Choco-Andean cloud forest. A colorful Choco toucan chirps in a nearby tree. “Nothing is impossible,” says our guide, Anderson, and I am inclined to believe him. Read more HERE.Continue reading “Travel Tuesday – Ecuadorian Rainforest”
This remarkable hotel – explora Valle Sagrado with unending views is located in the Sacred Valley of Peru. Unlike other hotels, the goal is getting guests off of the property, and exploring the area. See the full review HERE.