Treasures Close to Home

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One day into my first (of three) international summer trips for 2015, I wanted to stop and take a moment to throw some love out to my adopted home state of California.  I have to say that I feel pretty darned fortunate to live in a city that many people consider a prime vacation spot. When I fly…

Armenian Thirst Quenchers

Posted in Armenia| Wine| Yerevan

After last week’s post on the foods of Armenia, it is only appropriate that I follow that up with a post on the drinks of Armenia. After all, you need something to wash down all of that good food!For one I’ve never been to a country that was so proud of its bottled water. Like France with…

Day Two in Armenia: Church, Cheese, Wine and Church

Posted in Armenia| Wine| winery

Day two was another great day of sightseeing around Armenia. We started in the capital city of Yerevan and ended in the southern city of Goris.  It was a full day with great weather, beautiful sights and even a little adventure. All in all a great day. First we hit the road…Beautiful blue skies and the…

I Want to ‘Go with Oh’ to Barcelona!

Posted in Barcelona| Food| Wine

Normally I write about a place I fell in love with and want to recommend, or about a place that I am about to visit for the first time. But for today’s post, I’m going to focus on a city that I’ve never been to and one that I don’t have an immediate plan to visit…