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Travel stories, tips, photos, videos. Featuring west coast destinations, luxury resorts, and weekend getaways to Napa, Sonoma, San Francisco, Carmel, and Baja California Sur.
I had heard about Columbia’s True/False Film Festival for years, but since it wasn’t anywhere near my neck of the woods I never got around to going.  Plus, in all honesty, I thought it might be a bit “intellectually...
Gourmesso have updated their line-up of Nespresso compatible coffee capsules. How do they taste? And how do they compare to the more expensive Nespresso pods? Here's a review and a look at what's new. If you're like me, you need...
Travel writer Janice Nieder explores Springfield, Missouri and discovers a place that oozes small town charm combined with the best big city offerings. Janice shares places to stay, things to do, dining experiences not to miss.
E&J Gallo Winery's Barefoot leads all table wine brands with $670 million in sales over the past 52 weeks.
Five for Fighting and Rodrigo Y Gabriela will headline the next edition of the Yountville Live music, food and wine festival. Mark your calendars for March 16th through the 19th. The festival will take place in and around the town...
Without a doubt, NYC is one of the world’s most exciting places to visit, crammed with irresistible restaurants, shops, museums, and theater... but let’s face it, while it may be the city that never sleeps that doesn’t mean you...
Wine & Vines magazine reports that there are now 9,872 wineries in North America, a 5% year-over-year rate of growth. California still leads with 4,202 wineries followed by Washington (747) and Oregon (713). British Columbia (309) has the highest number of...
Loni Stark and I are still on location, shooting the third in a "trilogy" of travel videos for Stark Insider. 3 Days in Sonoma. 3 Days in Paris. And... 3 Days in Iceland. Iceland is that mysterious island up north....
We're on location in Paris. Have camera will travel. This is the second stop in what will hopefully become a "trilogy" (used loosely) of videos. 3 Days in Sonoma. Now 3 Days in Paris. And next, 3 Days in......
Loni and I are on location in Paris, taking in the City of Lights during the offseason. Winter, though, doesn't seem to discourage tourists, foodies or lovers of all things art. I was surprised at the (massive) lineups at the Louvre....