Casanova and the Bridge of Sighs
Gondolier is a signature of Venice

Casanova and the Bridge of Sighs

Venice, Italy The Lover, the Bridge and the Doge The great lover, Giacomo Girolamo Casanova, once crossed the Bridge of Sighs on his way to prison in a dingy, dark,…

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Santé at Millévin in Avignon

Côtes du Rhône wine: to your health A festival of wine, feasting and camaraderie awaited us in Avignon in Provence, France, two years ago. Santé! Map of France Millévin, an…

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Isle of Capri, Italy
caprese salad

Isle of Capri, Italy

Mysticism, Beauty, Romance Like an enchanting, exciting woman, the Isle of Capri off the coast of Naples, Italy, invites you to explore her mysticism, beauty and romantic spaces. Mysticism Odysseus…

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The Happy Cooker in Crete

Lacing with Wine While attending a Greek cooking class in a traditional hillside village of western Crete called Vamos, I learned how to prepare Greek culinary delights and became a…

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La Sagrada Familia
Sagrada Familia (Holy Family Church) - Famous cathedral designed by Gaudi - started in 1883 and still under constrution (due to be completed in 2016)

La Sagrada Familia

Tallest Church in the World The extraordinary basilica, La Sagrada Familia, has been in the process of construction for over 100 years now. Adorned with symbolism, construction on this famous…

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Of Popes and Wine
Palais des Papes - (Palace of the Popes) built in the early part of the 14th century.

Of Popes and Wine

If you thought Roman Catholic Popes always lived in the Vatican City in Rome, think again.            Better yet, visit Avignon, a historic mediaeval city in central France in Provence.…

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Sur le Pont

Ever been disappointed when you finally reach a travel destination that’s been on your bucket list forever?            Happens all the time: a monument is not as large as you…

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