Are you looking for one of the largest castles in Europe, a charming town straight out of a storybook and an affordable escape into a medieval fantasy? You need to make your way to Cesky Krumluv! (When safe of course) Besides the more well known cities of Prague, Vienna and Budapest, you need to add … Continue reading This Central European Dream Town Needs to be on Your Vacation List
I didn't know if Prague would end up capturing our hearts and imaginations the same as the first time we went. Our first time here was on our honeymoon and it was something so different than any city we had ever been to before. It was dark and gothic. It was bright and baroque. The … Continue reading Prague has Our Hearts
Exploring the canals around Venice is so surreal. It's hard to believe that Venice is a real destination and not simply a romantic dream. One of our favorite activities was simply wandering the streets looking at all the photogenic locations and unbelievable canals. Our very first evening was shrouded in a misty fog which actually … Continue reading Best of Venice Photos
I don't understand the negativity surrounding visiting Athens. I think it stems from comparing Athens to the Greek Islands of Mykonos and Santorini, which are spectacular in their own ways as well, but are an entirely different type of vacation. Athens needs to be compared to Lisbon, Rome or dare I say it, Paris. Of … Continue reading Athens is Alive!
Well, at least the history of how they got to California Ancient Romans would have loved California Beer and wine stretch back into ancient times, as does our everlasting appreciation for them. The first hard evidence of beer currently comes from stone bowls carved into a cave in Israel around 13,000 years ago. Small-batch crafted … Continue reading History of Beer and Wine