Falling in Love with Salzburg and Hallstatt

How is it possible that we keep falling in love over and over again with each new place we visit? Austria was absolutely wonderful to us. Our first taste of Austria was the small town of Villach where we had a two hour train "layover" Not enough time to see the whole city but enough … Continue reading Falling in Love with Salzburg and Hallstatt

Top Things to do in Florence and Tuscany

Florence Overview Florence is an art lovers dream. You could easily spend two weeks or more here visiting a new museum filled with wonderous works of art, historical pieces and odes to religious devotion. To begin with, the Duomo itself is an architectural masterpiece. The intricacy and color captured our imaginations immediately. I've never seen … Continue reading Top Things to do in Florence and Tuscany

History of Beer and Wine

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