It was Ben’s birthday, so we headed to the best hotel of Japan’s top resort spot. We were only looking for great R&R, but we ended up with so much more…
In 1995, the Guinness Book of World Records named it the largest rope in the world. How large is Guinness-large? Try 200 meters long (656 feet) and 2.2 meters thick (7.2 feet), for a whopping 43 metric tons of rice straw (94,799 pounds)! Now for a bit of background. It all began over 500 […]
We know where to see the leaves turn this autumn: it’s the UNESCO-listed Douro River region of Portugal, whose undulating hills offer spectacular views and port wine.
You have followed us elsewhere, so why not to the West Bank? It’s probably not what you were expecting.
For many years I dreamt of staying at the Parador de Carmona, until last April when Ben made it possible. And now? Now I just dream of returning.
Most tourists in the Galilee region of Israel come for one thing: a religious pilgrimage to the Holy Land. As for Ben and me? We were there for the wine.
There’s a little stone village in Crete that just might be your favorite hotel someday….
Our winding trip through Crete’s highland villages provided some of the best views of our trip. Our photo tour begins here…
Lassithi, the least developed among Crete’s prefectures, should not be overlooked. We share the highlights of what we saw … and what we didn’t.