October rolled around and it was time for Alex and me to go on our annual “foodie weekend”. After Cheese in Bra, the Salone del Gusto in Turin and last year’s trip to Bologna, we decided it was time to enjoy French delights again. Interestingly enough, we started this annual tradition with our first trip […]
Up until fairly recently, the only thing I associated with Frankfurt was the name of the main airport in Germany. That changed the day my sister sent me a picture she had taken in old town during an unintended layover. I did some research and decided we needed to go for a visit. Frankfurt is […]
As faithful readers know, Alex and I go on annual foodie-weekends. Due to the facts that both of us had been on extended travels this year and general things happening in life, we had more of less decided to skip this year. But then I told her a friend of mine had waxed poetic about […]
It was late in the afternoon when I walked out of the Mestre train station in Venice. There weren’t many tourists, and I quickly bought a ticket for the vaporetto which would take me to my hotel next to the Rialto bridge. As the boat pulled away from the pier, I took a deep breath […]
One of my goals for each year is to see the larches in autumn. I love the way they turn a beautiful golden color, and if the sky is blue they really shine. The past times we’ve gone for a weekend or a week-long hike, there has been snow in the mountains. But this year […]
A few weekends ago we spent the day driving and walking through the Thuringian Forest in Germany. It was at peak foliage and it was a wonderful feeling to be bathing in that golden light that only exists at this time of the year.