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Vineyard Hopping Must-Haves

Vineyard Hopping Must-Haves When the hubs and I first decided to go on a trip around the world before he started his MBA program, we toyed with the idea of basing our destinations around a common theme. At the top of the heap? Wine regions. How amazing would it be to bounce from country to … Continue reading

Nightlife in Rochester: Take flight at Flight Wine Bar

Nightlife in Rochester: wine and cheese at Flight Wine Bar Hidden away in Corn Hill, a couple of blocks from Rochester CBD is Flight, a fabulous little wine bar where trios of wine are served in a cozy and sophisticated setting, perfect for a group of friends or a cozy date night for two. I … Continue reading

Photo Essay: Eating and Drinking in Germany

A week has come and gone in a flash….hard to believe I am making my way home so soon.  WIth such perfect weather, it was easy to spend time in the plaza, glass of rose in one hand, sunglasses and a smile on my face! No shortages on the wine pour here! Town Square…..we really … Continue reading

TDBL Roundup – March 2013

So much is happening in the travel sphere at the moment.  Spring break has people all over, kicking up their heels and letting the travel dreams loose!  Did you travel for spring break? Not wanting to miss out on the action, I booked a last minute trip to New Orleans – the Big Easy to … Continue reading

A Basque Culinary Experience with San Sebastian Food

Cooking with San Sebastian Food – Basque Style To be honest, I was a little nervous.  I had signed up for an evening with San Sebastian Food to learn more about Basque cuisine.  I knew that there was a strong influence of seafood, but in all honesty, I can be a little fussy about what … Continue reading

Grape Harvest along the Camino de Santiago

Grape Harvest along the Camino de Santiago What comes to mind when you thing about Spain? Fiesta? Running of the Bulls? Food – tapas and pintxos? The Siesta? and of course, their marvellous wines! La Rioja, La Navarre, Tierre de Leon and Bierzo – the Camino de Santiago passes through each of these wine regions … Continue reading

Riding the Dubrovnik Cable Car

Effortlessly, the Dubrovnik Cable Car glides up the side of Mount Srd – 778 meters covered in less than 4 minutes – it would be a silent ride if it weren’t for the frantic clicks of cameras as the view over the Adriatic and Dubrovnik’s UNESCO World Heritage Site send the digital world into overdrive! … Continue reading

Cycling in Mallorca – great lunch stops to fuel your ride

The cycling in Mallorca is legendary – this island really gives itself up to the cyclist every spring and fall as roads become crowded with lycra clad road bike riders eating up the pavement.  Fuelling your ride is no problem.  The food on the road is amazing – the toughest part of fuelling your ride … Continue reading

Wine Tasting in Prince Edward County

Picture yourself sitting on the patio, surrounded by vineyards, sipping on the latest vintage of an award winning Chardonnay.  Perhaps it is the crisp acidity of the Sauvignon Blanc that tantalizes your tastebuds. A gentle breeze off of Lake Ontario rustles the vine leaves as you wait for your lunch – welcome to Prince Edward … Continue reading

Not your standard Cave: Prague

While wandering around the streets of Prague, feet weary from all the touristing, we happened to stumble across the most magnificent find….for the more adventurous thrill seekers – this is not your cave! This is for the wine buff – a fine purveyor of quality drinks indeed! For the wine and cognac lovers – a … Continue reading

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