Eroica: Vintage Bikes, Wool Jerseys & Wine

Every October in Tuscany, something extraordinary happens: people are taken back in time to the glory days of cycling – the days before doping, computers… Continue reading

Living the Dream in a Relais & Chateaux in Tuscany 

My first year as an International Active Tour Guide took me to a place where I had only dreamed of living: Tuscany! It seemed too… Continue reading

Backpacking, Blind Tasting and Stuffed Squash Blossoms

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I recently returned home from a 4 day backpacking trip with my husband and our dog in the spectacular Weminuche Wilderness. It was just enough… Continue reading

Wine and Other Surprises in the Sonoran Desert

Finding delicious wine and other surprises (like Gila Monsters!) in the Sonoran desert of Arizona. Continue reading

Coffee Culture from Colorado to Italy 

The cultural differences of a simple morning coffee ritual in Colorado and Italy. Continue reading

A Fresh Start: Graduating from Blogger to WordPress

Since my first trip to Colombia, South America in 2013, I’ve been keeping a travel blog to record my experiences, thoughts and lessons learned from… Continue reading

Bikes and Wine in Santa Fe

Searching for bike trails, delicious food and interesting wine in Santa Fe. Continue reading

Finding Wine in Montenegro

Have you ever tasted a Vranac wine from Montenegro? Have you ever tasted any wine from Montenegro? Chances are, it’s not something that you can… Continue reading