Vino A ‘La Carte: High Quality Slovenian Wine

We almost missed it!  We were pacing up and down Ljubljana’s Črtomirova street desperately looking for a good place to have dinner when from the bottom of a narrow staircase came Primoz.  Noticing that we were tourists out and about, he warmly invited us in.  “Would you like to tryContinue Reading

Club Amigo Atlantico is a village-style all-inclusive resort in the beautiful countryside of Guardalavaca, a town in the Holguín province of Cuba. The history of the region dates back to the day when Christopher Columbus first saw the Cuban land and said in a very poetic way: “this is the mostContinue Reading

Graz is the second largest city in Austria; a perfect balance of rich historical architecture and modern city life.  In order to fully understand how this great city has developed over time one must look into the history books of the Bavarians, Slavs, and Romans.  With its abundant historical features andContinue Reading

As you travel through Austria you will notice that people of all ages wear the Lederhosen and Dirndl, which are made with a mix of the old-traditional fashion with a modern twist.   What started as the garb of the working peasantry of the 18th Century, the Lederhosen as well as the DirndlContinue Reading

Fun fact about Malaysia:  Did you know that there are about 200 languages spoken in this country?  The Southeast Asian region must be very fascinating for many people.  It seems like every winter and spring in the northern or southern hemisphere I can see Caucasians (I could be biased andContinue Reading

Nowadays there is a lot of information about visiting Vienna.  By browsing the web you’ll find numerous posts titled, “48 Hours in Vienna”, “10 Reasons to like Vienna” and countless travel guides, so I won’t add to the overwhelming list of positive reviews and travel resources.  However, I do wantContinue Reading

 You cannot visit Vienna and not dine at a Heuriger.  During our recent visit to Austria we dinned at the Heuriger Hans Maly, which is about an hour outside of the city center.  Here we had a great evening meal accompanied by fresh wine.  However, the highlight of the evening feast was the Apfelstrudel. Continue Reading

 There’s something refreshingly unpretentious about Budapest. It doesn’t crave attention because it knows that architecturally, it has an exotic twist that effortlessly lures you in .  One can grow exhausted from walking on either side of the Dunabe and still be left with wanting more of its “Art Noveau” architectural paradise.  Budapest’sContinue Reading

I’ve never been big on organized tours. I like the idea of getting to know a city on my own terms. However, there are times when a tour can be a good choice. Knowing I was only going to be in Ljubljana for 48 hours I decided to give aContinue Reading

I have fallen in love, yet again.  Only this time it happened in Central Europe.  It’s no wonder Mozart had a special relationship with Prague.  From its people, history, arts, and architecture, it’s full of charisma, elegance, and life!  Charles Bridge, early in the morning hours is the perfect placeContinue Reading