We expected Palermo to be gritty, rough-around-the-edges, largely without charm or intrigue. What we found was a city with blemishes, but also with a mix of fascinating influences, amazing food, friendly people, and a cultural and religious history stretching back for millennia.
We take thousands of photos on our trips. Here are some of our favorites from this year’s adventures.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, comes alive with a joyful energy at Christmas. Festivity seems to be everywhere—in decorations and in the great events in that happen during the season.
Few things can put someone in the Christmas spirit like cold air, fresh snow, an open flame, and hot chocolate. If you add a dash of tradition, the experience is complete – the Santa Fe Farolito Walk is magical.
When we decided to plan our trip, we only knew two things about Malta: it was supposed to be beautiful, and it’s easy to reach from Sicily. That didn’t even scratch the surface.
The holidays are right around the corner, so it’s the perfect time to think about presents for a loved one (or, ahem…yourself). We’ve put together this list of fun gift ideas for food lovers, adventurous eaters, and foodie travel addicts.
The mountains of Crete stretch on for miles. Except for a few rocky bits and areas punctuated by brilliant fuchsia wildflowers, everything is green. Of course there are olive trees—this is Greece, after all. But there are also miles and miles of perfectly manicured grapevines swooping down the slopes.
“How do you do it?” It’s the single most frequent question we get about the blog. What people are really asking is, “how do you travel so much?” The answer is both incredibly simple and complex at the same time.
The springs that bubble up all over Saratoga Springs have been known to have restorative powers since Native American tribes roamed Upstate New York. And while some may taste or smell more minerally than others, the Saratoga mineral springs have been a critical part of this fun city for hundreds of years.