Driving in Tuscany

November 12 , 2019

Italy

Driving in Tuscany

a guide to car and villa rentals

Destination Profile: Crete

June 16 , 2019

Greece

Destination Profile: Crete

Come with us to take a closer look at Crete, the largest of all the Greek islands and mythical birthplace of Zeus, the thunderbolt-wielding king of all Greek gods.

How to Savor Italy the Italian Way

April 14 , 2019

Italy

How to Savor Italy the Italian Way

Italians are known as a passionate and vibrant people, and their rich culture retains a number of important traditions and customs dating back centuries. We have a few insights that might help you if you’re wondering how to blend in or just appreciate the differences on your next trip.

Featured Recipe: Buckwheat Pie (Heljdija)

October 14 , 2018

Montenegro Food

Featured Recipe: Buckwheat Pie (Heljdija)

Traditional beloved dinner or snack-time treat of the Balkan region

Annecy: France’s Answer to Venice

August 12 , 2018

France

Annecy: France’s Answer to Venice

A Photo Journey

Featured Recipe: Portuguese Traditions

February 11 , 2018

Food Portugal

Featured Recipe: Portuguese Traditions

This month's featured recipes are authentic and timeless meals that found their way from the sea straight to the Portuguese table. The cuisine of Portugal is typically hearty and satisfying, the perfect comfort food if you’ve been eating the same old soup or chili all winter long and want to try something new!

SICILY: Finding Historic Treasures & Family Heritage

December 17 , 2017

Food Travel Planning Italy

SICILY: Finding Historic Treasures & Family Heritage

The crossroads of the Mediterranean and its largest island, Sicily has an attractive climate to welcome visitors for most of the year. Especially for repeat travelers to Italy, who want to dive deeper into a less-explored region, Sicily is a rich destination in itself. The land is outrageously rich in historical and cultural jewels. Here are a few highlights from our recent trip around Sicilian cities and towns.

Year-Round Paradise on the Iberian Peninsula

December 10 , 2017

Portugal Spain

Year-Round Paradise on the Iberian Peninsula

If you’re craving sunshine, any time of year you can find it on this sun-baked peninsula, where Portugal and Spain sit embracing each other between the dazzling Mediterranean highlighted by picturesque coastlines and the wild Atlantic with its dramatic western shores.

Tourism Industry vs Local Life

September 10 , 2017

Italy Greece Switzerland Croatia

Tourism Industry vs Local Life

Finding a Balance in Europe's Overwhelmed Urban Centers

Where Should We Go in Greece?

July 16 , 2017

Greece

Where Should We Go in Greece?

Where should we go in Greece? I am asked this question literally hundreds of times in a year… and will always respond with three initial questions of my own...