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The Magical Manna Tree of Sicily

“If someone should spend just one day in Sicily and ask; What should I visit? I would answer without hesitating… Taormina… This small village is only a landscape, yet a landscape where you can find everything to seduce your eyes, your spirit, your imagination.” ~ Guy de Maupassant, French writer, on Taormina The largest island…

History of Champagne

The History of Champagne: How it Changed the Wine World

The concept of popping open a bottle of bubbly to celebrate new beginnings, toast to loved ones, or cheer to making it through the week seems as old as time. And, if you dive into the history of Champagne, it pretty much is. While this celebration-worthy sparkling wine has been modernized to feed today’s top…


Curious About Travel to Cuba? Experi Clears Up the Confusion with Insightful Tips

The allure of travel to Cuba is constantly growing, but planning a trip there can be fraught with confusion. Expert travel companies like Experi can help ease the burden when it comes travel to Cuba.

Pasta Workshop

Must Try Tastes of Tuscan Cuisine

If Italy is deemed the crown of Mediterranean cuisine, Tuscan cuisine would be the coveted gem of the country. While an unassuming vacationer may lump all Italian dishes into one category, regionally there are tasteful nuances to learn about through your travels that weave local meals as a storyline throughout the country. Tuscan cuisine itself…


Rhône Valley — A Culture Shaped by Wine

Along with its breathtaking natural beauty, a constant feature of Southern France’s Rhône Valley is its tie to all things viticulture. This is quintessential wine country and has been for thousands of years. Within these thousands of years came many shifts – changes in what grapes were being grown, how they were tended and blended,…

5 Educational Experiences to Enjoy in Provence

5 Great Educational Experiences to Enjoy in Provence

Read on to discover five educational experiences to enjoy in Provence and enhance your understanding of the region.


Exploring Spain’s Catalonia Region: Lleida Travel Guide

Just two hours inland from Barcelona, you’ll come across a not-so-hidden gem tucked away in Spain’s northeastern Catalonia region: Lleida. Full of history, culture, and stunning architecture, the small city of about 133,000 is one of the few areas in Spain that still looks and feels just like it did in decades past. Llieda is…

Croatian Language

Local Conversations: Croatian Language Tips for Travelers

If Croatia happens to be on your bucket list, read on to discover useful words and phrases and a bit of background on the Croatian language.


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