France, Travel

Château Margaux

Château Margaux is a wine estate located on the Left Bank of Bordeaux. The estate is one of the five first-growth estates in France's prized Medoc region. We had the pleasure of exploring the estate during a stop. Unfortunately, tastings are only offered for professionals and by appointment only. Still, it was worth a walk… Continue reading Château Margaux

Sicily, Travel

A Winery In Marsala, Sicily

Photo by Pixabay on One could argue that Sicily is the main wine region of Italy. The island leads Tuscany and Piemonte in wine manufacturing and avoids stereotypes about southern wine. This microcosm of Italy is real. The weather of Sicilian combined with its regional differences from sea level to the elevations seen with… Continue reading A Winery In Marsala, Sicily

Sicily, Travel

Marsala Sicily

Entrance to the Town of Marsala As the fifth largest town in Sicily, Marsala is often attributed to its wonderful wines. Few realize that the town of Marsala is worthy of a visit. The gleaming marble covered streets of this charming town along with its stately baroque style buildings makes a friendly passeggiati (evening stroll)… Continue reading Marsala Sicily

Portugal, Travel

Porto, Portugal Should Not Be Missed

Porto, Portugal As the country's second largest city, this more of a working class city offers a different vide than the more fashion focused Lisbon.  Portugal continues to grow as an affordable travel destination. Many first time travelers often focus on Lisbon, but don't ignore adding Porto to your travel itinerary. São Bento Station During… Continue reading Porto, Portugal Should Not Be Missed