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River Cruising Top Benefits

April 12, 2016 | Comments Off on River Cruising Top Benefits

Having just returned from my fifth river cruise, I wanted to share why I love this style of travel so much. I continue to have such positive experiences on various cruise lines and different European rivers. There are distinctions, of course, and I’ve written about those in previous blogs, but what doesn’t differ are my…

France – Food & Beverage

June 16, 2015 | Comments Off on France – Food & Beverage

It’s not a surprise that every country has its distinctive cuisine and specialty drinks, but France goes beyond that. Most top chefs have trained at some point in France. The wine industry looks to France for its standards. And the French are very proud of their reputation for being food and wine aficionados. But what…

Northern Ireland – Food & Beverages

April 21, 2015 | Comments Off on Northern Ireland – Food & Beverages

In the not so recent past, Northern Ireland was not necessarily known for its gourmet food. Traditional and simple dishes were standard fare, many with seafood and most with potatoes of some variety. However, having just returned from a trip through Northern Ireland, I am happy to report that if gastronomy is your delight, you…

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