In Aix-en-Provence we took a calisson cooking class to learn about this important local treat that’s shrouded in legend and loved by locals.
Food is powerful. It has the ability to bring people together, to nourish, to immerse you in other cultures, to teach you about foreign lands. It also has the power to seriously enhance your travel experience, such as with the […]
I recently took a trip to Japan, exploring the Kansai Region’s many food and cultural offerings. Aside for Kyoto, I had never really heard of the other places I went to, adding an element of excitement to the visit. After […]
Recently, I was given the opportunity to stay at two excellent properties in Tuscany: Castello di Gabbiano and Castelfalfi. Both hold rich histories, castle experiences, scenic outdoor experiences, and, my favorite facet of the region, traditional Tuscan dishes made with […]
From November 1-November 23, 2011, people looking for the ultimate experience in food and wine should head over to New Mexico for the Santa Fe Harvest Festival. During the festival, ticket holders are entitled to unlimited cooking classes and discounts on […]
While I usually focus on budget travel and accommodations in this blog, I wanted to discuss the new line of Travaasa Destinations hotels, mainly because they are of a special breed of hotels in the travel world called “experiential hotels”. […]