Happy New Year! And What’s in Store for 2016

Happy New Year everyone! We hope you brought in 2016 in a fun way surrounded by those you love. We recently recapped our American travels in 2015 that saw us visit 16 states, some of them multiple times, and two visits to Washington, D.C. We also traveled in five other countries and want to recap…

Lille, France: A Great Day Trip from Brussels

By Alex Kallimanis: Last month, after guiding a small group tour through Belgium and the Netherlands, and taking a week’s vacation to Romania with Bell, I was left with a couple free days before flying home to Boston from Brussels. I wanted to visit France and considered Paris, but wanted to explore somewhere new, closer…

5 Must Eat Meals in Bordeaux, the Wine Capital of the World

France is one of the most popular countries in the world for tourists. And with wonderful architecure, excellent food and delicious wine, the French typically don’t let visitors down. When we visited France’s epicentre of wine, we were blown away by all the great food, and saw first hand why the French spend more of…

Bordeaux sausage varieties, 5 must things to Eat in Bordeaux

Day Trip from Bordeaux- Saint Emilion in Wine Country

You’d be hard pressed to enter any wine shop in the world and not find a selection from Bordeaux. Wine production in the Bordeaux area accounts for an astonishing 14.5 billion euro ($20 billion USD) of revenue for the region annually. That’s more than the entire GDP of many of the world’s poorest or smallest…