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Saratoga Springs: A Fun Weekend Trip From NYC

Last weekend I had the pleasure of visiting one of my sorority sisters from college in Saratoga Springs. Despite having gone to school nearby at the State University of New York at Albany, I’d never taken the time to explore […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Historic Hikes, Maplewood-Smoked Cheddar And 10,000 Teddy Bears: 3 Perfect Days In Southern Vermont

While most people head straight to the city of Burlington when visiting Vermont, a lesser-known but worthwhile area to stay is West Townshend. This charming town is full of bed and breakfasts, outdoor recreation, farm stands, antique shops and a […]

Epicurious South Australia: 10 Tasty Food & Wine Experiences

Epicurious South Australia: 10 Tasty Food & Wine Experiences

For travelers looking for an epicurious getaway, South Australia is home to myriad food and wine experiences. From artisanal farm shops to lush wine regions to soft tangy cheeses and fine chocolates, here is your guide to the tasty side […]

12 Quintessential Experiences To Have On Australia's Kangaroo Island

12 Quintessential Experiences To Have On Australia’s Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island is an Australian destination that has remained relatively untouched. People work together to create a sustainable community, wildlife can be spotted in its natural habitat, food is sourced locally, beaches are blissfully quiet and the bush is a […]

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South Australia Beyond The Barossa: An Epicurious Experience In Adelaide Hills

“The best piece of wine advice ever given to me was to drink promiscuously,” says Jason Miller of Rich & Lingering, our tour guide for the day. “Try different styles, flavors, grapes.” We’re departing the Hilton Adelaide for a day […]