• Slovenia

    This year for my birthday my good friend and Hubby planned a birthday get away. I was whisked away to Slovenia for wine tasting, bar hopping and skiing. Well skiing didn’t happen due to snow not showing up until our…

  • London, England

    Went to London with my neighbor to do some tours and just have a fun weekend. We stumbled upon Santa Con taking place in London. If you were bad brussel sprouts would be thrown at you. I will post those…

  • Santa Con – London

    Santa Con apparently started in San Fransisco in 1994 (via wikipedia). Basically this is just a great opportunity to meet new people and participate in a pub crawl with your friends through large cities dressed as Santa. Google answers the…

  • Bergamo, Italy

    Went to the Christmas Markets in Bergamo, Italy with some friends. We enjoyed fresh roasted chestnuts, vin brule’ (hot wine mulled wine) and all the art that decorates this city.

  • Asiago, Italy

    I went with a group of friends to Asiago to check out their Christmas market. This small town known for their cheese is a little gem. They are far enough north that they are lucky to get snow from time…

  • Apple & Pear Festival

    I absolutely love Fall. This Apple & Pear Festival took place in early October in Lusiana, a northern Italian.  Many flock to the town to celebrate the harvest of these fruits. In the  main hall, farmers proudly display their best…

  • Paris & Bordeaux, France

    I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Paris with a friend this past September. What was incredible about this trip was she is fluent in French and had lived in Paris. This was the most non stressful trip I…

  • Harvest of Wines

    As autumn is upon us it is the season for local wineries to open their doors to locals and tourists. This is a great opportunity for the wineries to get extra hands to help out collecting the grapes but also…

  • Cherries!

    This weekend there was a cherry festival in Marostica, Italy. It wasn’t what most would consider a true festival as there were only a few vendors selling fresh cherries and baked items featuring cherries. Even with not a lot going…