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World Food & Appetizers: How to Travel the World One Bite at a Time

We had so much fun putting together our European Meat and Cheese Boards and previous World Appetizers that we decide to continue the platter theme with more world food. Even though these don’t match up with Rick Steves Monday Night Travel, they are fun platters to watch with other travel shows on Public Television. World […]

Safe Travel USA: How to Vacation Safely during Covid-19

Many people are wondering is it safe to travel right now? And if so, is it safe to fly right now? The CDC says that it is safe to travel if you are fully vaccinated, meaning it is two weeks since you completed your final dose of vaccination. However, since the Delta variant has been […]

Lemonade with Vodka: How to Make Tropical Drinks at Home

Tropical drinks traditionally conjure images of islands, beaches, tiki bars, and endless hours in the sun. But when you are stuck at home you can still bring a bit of the islands to you. Therefore we created this list of summer cocktails including several types of lemonade with vodka that guarantee to make you feel […]

Rainbow Springs State Park: Fall in Love with Nature

For our first trip this summer we wanted to do something outdoors. We were staying in Central Florida so we decided to visit the nearby Rainbow Springs State Park. The main headsprings and Visitor’s Center is located at 19158 S.W. 81st Place Road in Dunnellon, FL 34432. Rainbow Springs State Park is open from 8am […]

Vineyards Near Me: Find the Best Around the World

In Vineyards Near Me, a follow up post to Best Winery Tastings Around the World, we continue to explore some of the best places to taste wines and tour vineyards world wide. Vineyards Near Me in India Contributed by Nilima from The Traveling CA The city of Nashik, around 4 hours drive from Mumbai is […]

Winery Tastings: Sneak away to the best around the world

My husband and I love doing winery tastings. We have mostly sampled Florida wines since we live in this region. However, we have been to wineries in upstate New York, South Shore Long Island, and Arizona. We even toured South African wineries virtually via zoom. Winery Tastings in Montepulciano: Contucci Maria and Jurgen from Places […]

Homemade Pasta Recipes: How to Create Flavors of Italy at Home

I love cooking Italian food and trying new recipes, so I wanted to try making homemade pasta. However, unlike Lydia Bastianich from Lydia’s Italy, my previous attempts at pasta making did not turn out as planned. I always had a hard time getting the dough thin enough or cutting the pasta into even thicknesses. However, […]

Small Town Florida: Enjoy the Hidden Magic and Get Away From it All

As we drove up Florida Turnpike towards small town Florida and away from our crazy South Florida lives, I began to relax. My tiki bar mix boomed out Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville from the stereo. I donned my vacation hairstyle. That means I ran my fingers through my hair when I woke up and left it […]

Lo Mein Chicken: How to Make Delicious Variations

My husband and I are big fans of Public Television. One of our favorite shows is Confucius was a Foodie. On one episode the host researched whether spaghetti was originally from China, which got me thinking about lo mein. Therefore I started experimenting with different recipes for lo mein chicken. Chinese cooking often uses stir […]

Best Hotels Niagara Falls Ontario: Experience the amazing wonder

Canada is full of majestic beauty to be found in its National Parks and especially at Niagara Falls. With its rush of water and constant rainbows, this natural wonder attracts numerous people each year. This is definitely a bucket list destination. Looking for the best hotels Niagara Falls Ontario? Start planning your vacation here. I […]