The Best of Iceland: A Driving Itinerary

One Week Itinerary Iceland

Driving around the Island of Iceland – (Part 2) A few summers back, on a driving trip to Norway to visit some close friends in Stavanger, we stopped in a tourist information office in the Danish ferry port of Hirtshals. […]

Weekend Travel Inspiration – Roman Payne

Weekend Travel Inspiration Roman Payne

Where does our inspiration come from? What is that inner muse that drives us on to the next adventure, the next story, and where does it come from? I’ve been a wanderer for as long as I can remember. My […]

Seeing the Sights in Stunning Segovia

Segoviatitle

UNESCO World Heritage Site Segovia As you come over the last hill on the road to Segovia you see the town perched atop a hill like a diamond glittering in the sunlight. The Gothic Cathedral, foreboding Alcázar, and seemingly impenetrable city walls beckon you […]

Weekend Travel Inspiration – Jane WilsonHowarth

Weekend Travel Inspiration - Jane WilsonHowarth

  I have wandered, traveled my entire life.  My entire life.  I still cannot tell you where home really is.  I claim my mother’s hometown as my own.  You see my mother and father met in Turkey.  She was a […]

Visiting Volubilis – A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Read: Visiting Volubilis - A UNESCO World Heritage Site

A Little-Known Roman Ruin Near the Holiest City in Morocco Morocco is on everyones’ tongues lately. Visions of crenelated towers, orange juice vendors in a chaotic souk, and camel rides at sunset in the Sahara draw us to the top […]

7 Reasons We Can’t Wait to go Back to Bulgaria

Read: The Top 7 Reasons to go Back to Bulgaria

Bulgaria Really Surprised Us “Zellini Smokini” was the mantra we took from Bulgaria when we visited a couple of years ago. Okay, most people don’t go around yelling out “Figs! Figs!” but it just rolls off your tongue, especially when […]

Weekend Travel Inspiration – Orhan Pamuk

Weekend Travel Inspiration - Orhan Pamuk

  Too right! Whenever Jim and I have a few unplanned moments, our first inclination is to get into the car and drive.  We don’t have to have a destination in mind.  We don’t have to be going to a […]

The Famous Oysters of Belon, France

Read: The Oysters of BelonBelon oysters are the Formule du Jour at Anne de Belon, in Belon France.

Hunting the Elusive Belon Bivalves Sometimes inspiration for our travels comes from odd places. Other times that inspiration is as ordinary as can be. While we try to be leaders in the travel field, picking out new and exotic destinations […]

Reflections of Riga

Riga Latvia

What to do in Riga for a Weekend City Break “Have you ever had pudding made from old, stale rye bread?”  asked one of my self-appointed hosts.  “It’s what  I grew up on, and it’s probably the most famous dessert […]