Food & Wine

Avignon, France

Rhône River Adventures

The Rhône valley of France is home to one of the most prolific wine-growing regions on earth with over 1,800 wineries of all sizes producing a variety of vintages. The region is also one of the most historic in Europe with a healthy collection of UNESCO World Heritage sites including ancient Roman monuments, theaters and structures as well as the distinctive towns of Avignon and Lyon.… Read more

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Neuschwanstein Castle

The Majesty of Fall in Germany

Autumn’s beautiful array of colors – golden yellows, deep reds and bright oranges – are on display in one of the most picturesque places in the world. Prepare to be dazzled by Mother Nature and get ready to embrace autumn’s grandeur in Germany. While known for its beer gardens, fairytale castles, medieval towns and scenic rivers, there’s more to discover as you travel the Romantic Road.… Read more

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Porto, Portugal

Explore Porto

Porto is situated along the Douro River in Northern Portugal and is the second-largest city in Portugal after Lisbon. Almost 2 million people live in the Porto metro area. A favorite destination in western Europe, Porto was awarded best destination by the Best European Destinations Agency in 2017.

Travelers who explore the areas around Porto are in for great experiences. Ancient archaeological sites abound, such as the Celtic village of Citania de Briteiros.… Read more

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History of the Daiquiry

Who among us hasn’t dreamed of being on a beautiful beach somewhere sipping a nice frozen daiquiri? But did you know that the original daiquiri was not a frozen drink as we envision it today?

This famous drink was named after Daiquirí, a small village 14 miles east of Santiago de Cuba. The town of Daiquirí was a focal point during the U.S.… Read more

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