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The Wine Diva Does England

Traveling to Europe is great fun!

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Cruising the Oxford Canal on a Narrowboat

As a newly baptized lover of canal cruising I will tell you it is the perfect way to de-stress—most of the time. The slowness of the journey (the speed limit is four miles per hour) means the frenetic pace of modern life recedes. Who, after all, has heard of canal rage?

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Gone with the Whim Memoir Travelogue. Get ready to LYAO.

…Gone with the Whim (Leaving the Bible Belt for Sin City) is a different kind of travel book. By the author Stefany Holmes’ own take, “Its part memoir, part travelogue, half serious, mostly true, Las Vegas Epiphany.” It starts out by taking you to Vegas from Atlanta by means of an outrageous five –day road trip with cats, dogs and significant others via KOA Campgrounds…

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11 Things to Love about Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham … Today, it is a medical and financial center, as well as a lively hub of cultural activities and engaging historical sites. It also has beautiful golf courses, year-round events, extraordinary shopping and world-class dining. On a recent three-day trip there, I spent some time finding out what makes this city a destination. It has a little bit of everything to share with tourists. It’s definitely worth your time…

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Contemporary Greek Winemaking with Yliana Stengou of Domaine Porto Carras

…What if I wanted to go to Greece and concentrate on their crisp white wines and juicy terroir driven reds, rather than the ruins? Would the travel gods scowl at my choice? Maybe, but visiting lesser known wine regions is my passion and discovering the aromas and sips that blend with distinctive terroir and glamorous landscapes is a lifelong passion that has never served me wrong…

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