Heading east from Portland, one travels along the lush green treelined landscape of the Columbia Gorge. The beauty that engulfs is filled with waterfalls and Mount Hood looming in the background. This journey takes you to the Hood River, a city that abounds with days of yore. Nestled along the Columbia River in the heart
Palm Springs, the desert resort mecca for relaxation and fun, is also where the arts come alive through the fine arts and architecture. For the golfer, it is the golf capital of the world. The city is known as a retirement community for some and, during the winter, a snowbird destination. For others, it’s the
McMinnville, Oregon, lies in the heart of the Willamette Valley in Yamhill County, halfway between Portland and Salem. As a wine lover, the town is in the heart of wine country, so the area boasts excellent wine, especially Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Although Pinot Geeks love to visit, there are many other things to do.
In the hills above Padua within a thirty-minute drive from Venice lies the small wine appellation known as Colli Euganei. Colli Euganie is well worth mentioning because not only is the countryside exquisite, but unlike its neighbor, Soave, that only produces white wines, they produce some pretty spectacular reds. The History The region is known
Thinking about a summer weekend getaway, the California Coast offers some wonderful escapes. If you are looking for that idyllic locale with charm and quaintness that lives up to its name, Carmel by the Sea is the place to go. Around every nook and cranny, there is something to be found. From its fairytale cottages
From ancient times to today Rome is full of history. Discover the Pantheon, Colosseum, the Vatican, Sistine Chapel, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, St. Peter’s Basilica and much more. There is something around every corner for travelers to see and learn. Even the hotels have a legacy, making their impression on the city’s overall character. One
There is something to be said about visiting a city car free. Hoofing it, breathing in the local culture and taking local transportation can get you right into the spirit of the location you are visiting. Santa Barbara has made it easy for you to discover the city without having to get yourself behind the