May 10

Temecula Valley: A first encounter with Southern California’s wine country

Temecula Valley: A first encounter with Southern California’s wine country

This rural and scenic part of Riverside county is a different experience of California wine country compared to the Central and Northern regions we have visited in the past. It is one of the newest wine regions in California, celebrating 50 years in 2018.

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May 06

Santa Ynez Valley: George’s favorite California quiet place with relaxed vineyards, towns and coasts

Santa Ynez Valley: Georges favorite California quiet place with relaxed vineyards, towns and coasts

 

Leaving Los Angeles two hours behind us was all that it took to discover one of California’s sleepiest and most scenic places to indulge in the good life: The Santa Ynez Valley. Continue reading

May 03

Phu Quoc, a tropical paradise in Vietnam where you don’t need a visa to visit

Phu Quoc, a tropical paradise in Vietnam where you dont need a visa to visitIt has been dubbed as progress in paradise and one of Vietnam’s best kept secrets. Phu Quoc is the idyllic Asian island with an exotic appeal. It has been gaining popularity among travelers, first as a great value millennial destination and now as it is drawing luxury hotels to its shores, it is an increasingly alluring place. Continue reading

May 03

One of our favorite Italian restaurants/grocery store comes to LA: Eataly

One of our favorite Italian restaurants/grocery store comes to LA: Eataly

 

Ever since we first discovered Eataly several years ago in New York, at the recommendation of the concierge at the Peninsula hotel we have watched this truly innovative concept grow and spread around the world. We love Italian food, especially the natural, fresh and savory purity of wholesome ingredients that taste like the Italian countryside. If you are looking for authenticity and quality, Eataly is for you. Continue reading