Go Snow Hiking in Northern Norway

I arrived to Norway in the middle of winter, snow was on the ground and and the weather was bitter cold, with temperatures in the 20s — quite chilly for this California girl. The temperatures were perfectly fine in the cozy confines of the Hurtigruten ship that I was cruising on for the week, but posed a chilling problem with the outdoor excursions everyday.

2017-06-19T16:15:14+00:00 January 12th, 2016|Categories: Europe, Norway, TRAVEL|Tags: , , , |

23 South of France Photos to Inspire Your Bucket List

Yacht-lined harbors, quaint cobbled streets and rich cuisine; the South of France certainly has a lot to offer for a traveler. It's unparalleled beauty had my jaw dropped at every town and my camera endlessly clicking. It was a photographers dream destination.

2017-04-25T15:07:50+00:00 December 1st, 2015|Categories: Europe, France, TRAVEL|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Spend a Ritzy Day in Monaco

On an average day in Monaco, women walk the streets in their spiked high heels, form fitting dresses and carrying designer Louis Vuitton bags. You can smell the perfume as it lingers well after they pass. The men, when not in their name-brand suits, wear linen pants paired with a crisp button up shirt that looks freshly pressed.

2017-03-08T16:54:24+00:00 October 21st, 2015|Categories: Europe, Monaco, TRAVEL|Tags: , , , |

Learn to Make Pierogi in Poland

Most folks don’t realize, mostly because my husband and I own an Italian restaurant in Northern California, that I am actually only of half Italian decent. My other half is full-on Polish. Being surrounded by ravioli, bruschetta and tiramisu while growing up had left me lost when it came to my knowledge of Polish cuisine.

2017-04-27T21:54:21+00:00 October 1st, 2015|Categories: Europe, FOOD, Poland, TRAVEL|Tags: , , |
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