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A shot from my scenic train journey from Kyoto to Amanohashidate. Photo courtesy of Jessica Festa via a Nokia Lumia Icon.
by in Asia, Travel Guides

Kyoto Day Trip: Amanohashidate, Japan’s Scenic Sandbar

While Kyoto, Japan, has much to offer travelers, a scenic day trip option is Amanohashidate. Also known as “The Bridge to Heaven,” it’s touted as one of Japan’s three most scenic areas. This is due to the 2.2-mile (3.6-kilometer) natural sand bridge covered in pine trees that sits in the […]

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by in Food and Drink, Oceania

Mad Wine Scientist: Making My Own Blend In South Australia’s Barossa Valley

When traveling, I enjoy immersive experiences where you learn by doing rather than looking. While Penfold’s tasting bar in South Australia’s Barossa Valley allows you to sample wines firsthand, the Make Your Own Blend Experience allows you to experience the same process winemakers do when creating a blended wine. Travel tip: Once […]

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The Best French Wine
by in Booze News, Europe, Food and Drink, Luxury Travel

The Best French Wine

A trip through the provinces of France is a true treat for wine connoisseurs. Here are two excellent suggestions for meandering through some pretty vineyards and gathering inspiration and some bottles for your collection. Burgundy The Burgundy region in south eastern France is inland and famous for the remarkable castles […]

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Photo Guide: A Delicious And Tipsy Journey Through Tuscany
by in Europe, Photography, Travel Guides

Photo Guide: A Delicious And Tipsy Journey Through Tuscany

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 fresh, local ingredients, fresh-pressed olive oil, white truffle and cherry-accented […]

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View from the Sacre Coeur. Image via florianplag.
by in Europe, Travel Experiences

Taking In The Best View Of Paris At The Sacre Coeur

When visiting Paris, most travelers think of a few specific landmarks: The Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe. While all these should be must-see’s on every tourists list, there is one place in particular that comes art, culture, history, religion, entertainment, and a beautiful Paris view. […]

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