Food and Drink

5 wines to drink in Spain

red wine at vineyard

One of my favorite things about traveling in Europe is getting to sample its signature drinks – especially when it comes to wine! Sparkling, white, rose, red – I love them all and love sampling new varietals while traveling.  To me, Spanish wine ranks high, right alongside French and Italian wines, and Spain produces about

Food and Drink

7 tea traditions from around the world

Cup of hot tea

Hot, cold, black, green, herbal or caffeinated, spiced or sweet, there are many ways to sip and savor tea as well as how to prepare it.  Many of us immediately think of China or Britain when it comes to countries known for its tea production and consumption, but there are many other travel destinations that

Food and Drink

What tropical cocktails to order at Sandals Resorts

Strawberry daiquiri at Sandals

One of the best things about going to an all-inclusive resort is being able to order whatever you want and trying new foods and drinks without worry. If you don’t like something, it’s okay to order something else or ask the bartender to surprise you after listing a few things you know you do like.

Food and Drink

Best foodie travel destinations in Europe

Bistro tables

Happy Thanksgiving! In the US, we’re sitting down with family and friends today to give thanks and gorge on turkey, stuffing, potatoes, green beans, rolls, and more gravy than we have at any other time of the year. Since the holiday of eating everything in sight is upon us, I thought it’d be fun to

Food and Drink

Top 5 wines to drink in France

white and red wine

Experiencing a country’s food and drinks is a must when traveling, especially when you’re traveling to a place that is renowned for its exquisite wine.  France is home to many incredible appellations that produce some of the world’s finest wine but that also means it’s overwhelming trying to decide what to imbibe and what to

Food and Drink|Things to do

Best food and wine tours in Paris

Box of macarons

Ready to become a French gourmand? Treat your foodie side to an amazing food tour in Paris and discover the flavors and traditional dishes of France. It’s impossible to not want to stuff your face with crepes, baguettes, cheese, duck, escargot, and steak tartare while exploring Paris and sometimes it can be overwhelming having to

Food and Drink

Holiday treats around the globe

Christmas cookies

Planning on leaving cookies out for Santa? Or just want to try some new holiday treat recipes? Add some international flavors to your dessert plate with one of these traditional holiday treats from around the world! With recipes from Canada to New Zealand, these holiday sweets will have everyone going back for seconds. Take your

Food and Drink

What to drink over the holidays around the world

Christmas drink

Baby, it’s cold outside, so warm up with a festive holiday drink!  Family recipes and traditional food and drinks are important parts of the holidays and I love discovering the flavors of the festive season from around the world. In my family, we stick with wassail, sparkling wine, and a glass of ice-cold rum chata

Denver|Food and Drink|Reviews

Miracle Christmas bar review

Miracle bar

Miracle, a Christmas-themed pop-up bar, has been one of the most festive things to do in Denver to get in the holiday spirit with a spirit for a while now.  Rick and I went with my sister and brother-in-law to see why everyone was ready to shoot their eye out over getting into this holiday