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Things to do in Bucharest

5 Things to Do in Bucharest

Bucharest and I were like my college boyfriends. We had enough things in common to get along for a short bit, but somehow it just didn’t really work. It would never be true love. Frankly, I found Bucharest to be mediocre at best. The food was bland, the buildings were crumbling (and not in a […]

Château Cantenac Saint Emilion

Sipping Saint-Émilion Grand Cru at Château Cantenac

Bordeaux is France’s largest fine wine region in both production and vineyard acreage, with over 9000 producers and 60 Bordeaux appellations recognized by the AOC (the Appellation d’Origine Controlle). Saint-Émilion, both a town and appellation in the Bordeaux, has a history that dates back to Roman times and is the oldest still active wine producing […]

Craco, Italy

Craco: The Crumbling Italian Ghost Town

Mounds rose up on either side of the deserted road. We hadn’t seen another car for well over an hour as we drove toward Craco, Italy. “It looks like Texas,” my Texan friend Leah Travels remarked. I haven’t spent much time in Texas other than to fly through Houston Intercontinental Airport, but it looked like […]