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Dinner and a View: 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America

With summer at its peak, diners are seeking inspiring backdrops to elevate their dining experiences. Curating these, OpenTable, an online restaurant reservations portal, has unveiled what it tabs as the 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America for 2019. The key ingredient through all of this information gathering: breathtaking scenery as a backdrop. From majestic park scenery at Tavern […]

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Chocolate Travel Whets the Wanderlust

By Susan McKee   Chocolate is a good reason to travel – especially in February. Whether you prefer your chocolate hot, liquid and topped with marshmallows, or as a dark and flavorful coating for a yummy ganache filling, there’s a chocolate event to meet your taste. What about pairing your chocolate treats with red wine? […]

Foodie Fests: Apples in Focus at these Mid-American Hot Spots

By Susan McKee … Days may still be sunny and hot in September, but when the sun dips toward the horizon, there’s a touch of fall in the air. One of the unmistakable signs of the change of seasons? Apples!


Travel Most Desired; Roads Less Taken

What’s ahead for travel in 2018? A peek at Virtuoso’s 2018 Luxe Report shows there is no end to the hunger for unspoiled natural beauty and luxury immersion, experiential travel when it comes to the tastes of the traveling American public.


Walk, Talk and Eat Chocolate in Switzerland

Consider this: you can have your chocolate and walk it off, too. Walking, hiking, trekking and culinary experiences in the Swiss Alps are seeing an explosion of interest among food travelers willing to splurge on a luxury vacation to get a sense of place through locally inspired cuisine. In Switzerland you can find tours that include […]