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Best Bits of Annecy, France

Best Bits of Annecy, France

Annecy, France is a small French city with a delightful old town center that is alluring and attractive for visitors, both French and foreign. Even if you only have two days, you will have time to try all the great things to do in Annecy!…

Best Bits of Morzine and Avoriaz, France

Best Bits of Morzine and Avoriaz, France

Skiing in Morzine, gliding down the snow-covered hills of the Vallée de la Manche in the Savoie Mont Blanc region of France, we couldn’t hear a thing except the crunching of show under our feet. Visiting this popular French ski resort is one of those…

Best Bits of Moscow

Best Bits of Moscow

Anyone versed in The Three Sisters, Russian playwright Anton Chekhov’s work, knows the passion Olga and Irina have in getting to the big city. “To Moscow, To Moscow, To Moscow”…”Quickly to Moscow”…not to be there is a life “without poetry, without meaning.” What is it…

Best Bits of the Small Towns in Kentucky, USA

Best Bits of the Small Towns in Kentucky, USA

After visiting the best small towns in Kentucky, you’ll feel that you may have been born with a Kentucky soul. Just the combination of bourbon, fried chicken and thoroughbreds will have that Kentucky spirit racing through your veins. Each one of the following small towns…

Best Bits of the Savoie Wine Region

Best Bits of the Savoie Wine Region

Let it be in your stills and in your storms,Fair Lake, in your cavorting sloping sides,In the black pine trees, in the savage rocksThat hang above your tides; Le Lac by Alphonse de laMartine Most of you have probably never heard of Alphonse de Lamartine…

Best Bits of Cannaregio, Venice, Italy

Best Bits of Cannaregio, Venice, Italy

Once upon a time, the sestiere (quarter) of Canareggio was considered off the beaten path in Venice. Tourists trudged back and forth from the train station down the Strada Nova to St. Mark’s Square and back. If the masses did find themselves in this part…