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Charleston, South Carolina, for the Family

Located midway up the United States’ East Coast, Charleston, South Carolina, represents an out of the way, but convenient destination to experience some Southern hospitality and climate without going too far from home, at least for North Easterners. Charleston combines delicious food, striking history and breathtaking scenery to culminate in a truly excellent family destination. […]

5 Reasons to Put Slovenia on Your Bucket List

You’ve likely heard of Slovenia because it’s where First Lady Melania Trump hails from … but probably not for much else. Sure, Hungary has glittering Budapest, Germany has Bavaria and its political powerhouses, and Switzerland has the Alps, but this sleepy little country deserves some love in its own right. Sharing its borders with Austria, […]

New on the “Market” in Israel

Thanks to the recent launches of several food tours and markets, the land of “milk and honey” just got a bit more diverse and flavorful. “Old city” markets are as appealing as ever, but the new offerings allow visitors to delve into neighborhoods and foods that easily broaden the scope of Israel’s food scene. Sarona […]

Food To Get the Kids to Try in Argentina

One thing about a new destination you may have to adjust to while traveling with kids is the local cuisine. While some families revel in the opportunity to fly to exotic destinations and taste their way through the country, others have some choosey eaters on their hands. A compromise for families on both sides of […]

Relais Bernard Loiseau

I’m an unabashed Francophile, a former French teacher and a frequent traveler to France. After seven trips to Burgundy, traveling by car and on barge and riverboat cruises with my late husband or with friends, I returned alone, last September, to experience the vendange (grape harvest). I was in the vineyards and wine cellars at […]

Seeing Green With Seattle Dining

We are at Estates Wine Room and Double Canyon winemaker Kate Michaud just described one of her vintages as the “sensation of being in a waterbed.” It moves, it’s got a certain depth, but at the end of swirling around, you hit the bottom and are enveloped. For those not up on their sniffing and quaffing […]