Exiting the ship in Gijon (pronounced Hee-hawn), there was a local dance troupe and band playing traditional local music. It was amazing to be greeted and welcomed with smiling locals who are happy to have us here! The local military police administered a temperature test and a squirt of hand sanitizer before our walk toContinue reading “Gijon, Spain And Aviles Tapas/Cider Tour”
It’s been a little over a year (28 September 2021) and this dinner is still on my mind. This was a special wine pairing dinner curated by Oceania and it was absolutely fabulous! Other than a late start time, we left the boat at 7PM, the overall experience was wonderful. For this winemaker, they primarilyContinue reading “Chateau Kirwan Vineyard and Dinner with Wine Pairing”
Last year (October 2021) we took an epic family adventure to Europe. Have you heard of Santiago, Spain? It was one of the stops along our Oceania cruise. Xulio (Shu-lee-o) was our tour guide. The locals speak Castilian Spanish and Galletian (mix of Spanish and Portuguese). The most common trees in this area are oakContinue reading “Travel to Santiago de Compostela, Spain”
Let me preface this entry with my husband and I are by no means wine experts. we both greatly appreciate well made wine, but price and prestige are not a factor with our “likes”. The terroir at this vineyard is situated on a bed of limestone pebbles. A hold over from a time when thisContinue reading “Chateau Latour-Martillac Vineyard(Bordeaux, France)”
Follow along as I figure out how to order a beer in French and discover the magic of the coolest place you’ve never heard of (Mont Saint Michel) and the Walled City of St. Malo
Gnocchi, Veal, and Masi wine OH MY! Join along as we explore incredible Italian food and wine!
Our travel to Paris, France during COVID faced some challenges but was absolutely worth it!
Join along for a mouth-gasm of French wines!
After an incredible first dinner and wonderful night’s sleep on board our floating “home” for the next 13 days, we awoke in the port of Gothenburg, Sweden. It was a dreary, rainy day. Wet and very windy. Buses were on a rotation every 30-minutes to take passengers to the city center. we just missed aContinue reading “Cruise Day 2: Gothenburg, Sweden”
Are you scared to travel right now? Well, you are probably not alone. Our recent trip took us on an Oceania cruise starting in Denmark and ending in Portugal from 20 September through 4 October 2021. I was definitely very hesitant and a downright stress ball leading in to departure. I almost cancelled the tripContinue reading “Travel During Covid”