More on Travel to Minneapolis

Untitled work from the series Aguas Baldias by Manuel Pina, on display in "Adios Utopia" exhibition at Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Spending more time in Minneapolis and St. Paul this past year–after being [...]

By | 2017-12-17T11:59:34+00:00 November 15, 2017|Categories: Eat Drink Stay, North America, United States|Tags: , |0 Comments

Getting to know Buenos Aires

Cafe Tortoni, one of the designated "notable cafes" of Buenos Aires. Thanks to friends' recommendations and a couple tours, we got acquainted with Buenos Aires quickly. It helped that our visit was broken [...]

By | 2017-12-04T09:40:50+00:00 November 9, 2017|Categories: Argentina, Eat Drink Stay, South America|Tags: |7 Comments

More than Malbec: A Wine Tour in Buenos Aires

Inside the M Street Bar and Wine Shop Take a wine tour in Buenos Aires. Guide books, lengthy restaurant wine menus, and stumbling around on your own will only get you so far, [...]

By | 2018-03-08T15:53:15+00:00 October 31, 2017|Categories: Argentina, Eat Drink Stay, South America|Tags: , , |3 Comments

How to Visit Minneapolis: Stay Downtown

The birthplace of Minneapolis on the Mississippi River at St. Anthony Falls is also the best place to take a walk or bike. This view is from the Mill City Museum. A couple [...]

By | 2018-03-05T10:37:45+00:00 September 21, 2017|Categories: Eat Drink Stay, North America, United States|Tags: , |10 Comments

Stay and Eat: Culinary Highlights of Brittany, France

Les Bistrot des Caps Earlier this summer, we pedaled our way around the northern part of Brittany, France, on a self-guided tour designed by Exodus Travels. The experience–a first for us–was thoroughly enjoyable, [...]

Family Travel to Tenerife in the Canary Islands

Walking the northern coast of Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain You could say all my travel is family travel, since Tom and I are rarely far from each other. But twice in the last [...]

By | 2018-02-13T09:20:40+00:00 May 17, 2017|Categories: Eat Drink Stay, Europe, Spain|Tags: , |5 Comments

Discovering Alsatian Wine on A European River Cruise

Starting with a sparkling Cremant wine, one of the six white wines of the Alsace region where France borders the Rhine River. Let's be honest here. Drinking the wine of the regions you [...]

By | 2018-02-22T11:52:50+00:00 May 14, 2017|Categories: Eat Drink Stay, Europe, France|Tags: , |13 Comments

Cuba Tours: Food in Five Cuban Cities

The fountain in Havana's Plaza Vieja is surrounded by fencing, either to protect the fountain or to protect the children. It’s easy to acquire a romantic notion of Cuba, and especially Havana, given [...]

By | 2018-02-05T16:06:53+00:00 March 13, 2017|Categories: Caribbean, Cuba, Eat Drink Stay|Tags: , , , , |21 Comments

2016 Books and Beds

Jackson Street Booksellers, Omaha In this second annual round-up of the books I’ve read and the beds I’ve slept in, I gotta admit I’m cutting corners on the reading list. Every year, I [...]

A Tour of the Tasty Tradition of Malaga, Spain

Our guide Suzanne for the Malaga food tour. The hostess with the mostest meats and cheese. That's my glass of vermouth on the counter behind her, by the way. I've said it before, [...]

By | 2018-01-21T15:47:28+00:00 December 5, 2016|Categories: Eat Drink Stay, Europe, Spain|Tags: , |9 Comments