So you're thinking of ticking Peru off your bucket list? Or maybe you've been to Peru, but missed The White City of Arequipa. Set aside a few days to explore this beautiful colonial city on your Peru vacation, and of course the colorful 16th century Monasterio de Santa Catalina. Photographers, pack your gear!
In Florence, Italy, a master leather craftsman holds on defiantly to the traditional ways leather has been crafted there for centuries. His refusal to bend to the demands of pop culture and the temptations of technology create a demand for his custom creations that reinforce the meaning of handcrafted. And his customers carry his story with them wherever they go.
Our beautiful lunch with good friends, good wine, and lots of delicious food was something straight out of central casting. Check out this amazing lunch with Km Zero Tours, under the Tuscan Sun.
Decked out in cashmere 24/7/365, we love these adorable and playful goats for sharing their luxury with us through the farm-to-sweater production at Chianti Cashmere.
A sunset hike with good friends and a vineyard picnic - what better way to experience the wonder of winemaking than hiking among the vines.
A stay at Il Macinello, a warm and welcoming Tuscan agriturismo was not at all what we expected in Tuscany. The accommodations were wonderful, but the added cooking and enjoying dinner with new friends made it so much more.
You can't help but be transfixed as you watch a random block of wood slowly, deliberately, become something useful or a work of art. The skilled hands of a craftsman know just what the block of wood intends to become, and exactly which tools he needs to use to make it happen.
Combining both organic and biodynamic methods of tending the soil and vines, a young Tuscan winemaker's commitment to the process results in elegant and sophisticated wines that belie his years.
When you combine interesting food factory tours, a vivacious host, and a genuine food coma, a Bologna food tour becomes the Italian Days Food Experience!
Have you ever wondered why some Italian foods like parmigiano reggiano and balsamic are so expensive? It comes down to quality, the key ingredients in both Modena balsamic vinegar and the Italian Days Food Experience. This educational Bologna food tour will change your appreciation of Italian food forever.
It's called the King of Cheese and with good reason. Over a decade to produce and just a second to wash down, DOP parmigiano reggiano cheese is the highest quality cheese produced in Italy, and enjoyed the world over.
Bologna, Italy is completely unique from other cities in Italy with its authentic Medieval architecture, cobblestone streets, and grand covered porticos. And strolling the the Quadrilatero, or Mercado di Mezzo, the oldest Medieval market in the city is one of the best things to do in Bologna. Truly, a foodie's dream!
Explore the north Chilean desert town of San Pedro de Atacama, its adobe buildings and narrow streets even more pretty in the glow of streetlight.
The colorful streets of Ushuaia, Patagonia - the southernmost city in the world - are filled with compelling urban street art and poignant expressions of life in Argentina. Check out the work of local artists and protesters, and the past and present hardships suffered by many who live there.
Those cute and cuddly aquatic manatees that are so homely they're adorable are also an endangered species. But there are ways to get up close and personal with them, through passive observation of them in the natural habitat. And the experience is one you'll never forget.
Instagram has done what most social media has fallen short of doing for me - renewed my joy of sharing. And how timely as another holiday season, and 2015, comes to a close. Enjoy my Instareview of 2015 and have a Happy New Year!
The State Wildlife Park in Homosassa Springs is truly a treasure of Old Florida, highlighting the wildlife above water and below, including one very special non-native creature. Much more than any zoo I've been to, the Park offers a rare glimpse into the 'real Florida' and the rugged natural landscape and wildlife that makes it unique.
Seeing traditional Balinese dance is a must do in Ubud, the cultural heart of Bali. This Guide shows you where to see traditional Balinese dance in Bali including the best venues, what dances to see, and the right camera equipment to bring to get those gorgeous low-light pics!
When the afternoon sun steals away behind the cliffs and the last ferry pulls away from the pier, all of Positano begins to exhale and the most beautiful part of the day begins.