It definitely wasn’t the love from the first sight. The Island of the Gods phrase didn’t strike me through the first, nor the second, time I visited Bali. Shirtless beer-swilling Australians, bronzed Italian women in their tiny bikinis, Russian-speaking locals echoing the Kuta strip trying...

[caption id="attachment_19782" align="alignleft" width="275"] The Northern Lights; Image courtesy of Google Images[/caption] Planning a trip to Europe can be time consuming, difficult and frustrating.  Even though each country is roughly the size of a state in the United States, most countries have their own language and...

Tuscany: Rolling hills, fine wine, fascinating history and, of course, phenomenal food. While visiting Tuscany it was only [caption id="attachment_19633" align="alignright" width="300"] Enjoying the grounds of Badia a Coltibuno[/caption] appropriate that to supplement our (impressive amount of) eating we learn to create as well. Our family enrolled in...