In the months leading up to our trip to Porto, I had been dreaming of seafood. Portugal is a seafaring country with a long tradition of fishing, so they are well known for their fish and seafood. The Portuguese have the highest seafood consumption per capita in Europe, […]
This autumn we spent nearly a month in Porto, the second largest city in Portugal. Porto sits on the north bank of the Douro River, where the river empties out into the Atlantic Ocean. Portugal is historically a seafaring culture, so much of their food comes from the […]
One part of Spain that we really wanted to experience but had yet to visit was Galicia. The autonomous community of Galicia is in the northwest corner of the country along the Atlantic ocean. Galicia is part of “green” Spain, a name given to the north coast of […]
At the end of our summer in Prague we headed back to Valencia, this time to say Goodbye. We loved our time in Spain and can’t imagine we could have chosen a more beautiful city than Valencia. Our time there was never meant to be longterm, but a […]
“I love this city!” One of us has made this announcement just about every day that we’ve been in Prague. We love the green parks with their tall trees, the beautiful buildings found everywhere we go, and the low crime rate which makes it safe to go wherever […]
We’ve been very surprised by the proliferation of wine bars in Prague and the quality of Czech wines. Wine is becoming more popular recently in the Czech Republic and new winemakers have been busy experimenting with new styles and varietals. These are our favorite wine bars to taste and learn about these interesting wines from Moravia and Bohemia.
The Vltava river became magical as the sun went down. We had escaped the crowded streets and cruised along the river at a leisurely pace. We sipped on Czech wines and took in the historical sights along the riverbanks. A Wine Boat cruise was the ideal way to […]
The summer travel season is here, which means that all of Valencia is either heading to the beach for the sun or north for cooler temperatures. Everyone seems to be going somewhere! The city center may have emptied of locals, but it’s filling with visitors from all over […]
Not like prehistoric cavemen. We were more like “wine-cavemen,” sitting underground feasting on the wine and food of northern Spain. Northwest of Madrid is the region of Castilla y León. It is the largest autonomous community in Spain, formed in the year 1230 when the kingdom of León and […]
We’ve found ourselves spending a lot of our time in the United States chilling out in Sebastian on the Treasure Coast of Florida. What can you do here? Go for a walk through a nature preserve, rent a kayak or a pontoon boat for a day of boating on the Indian River, or go on a waterfront dock bar crawl.