Porto, Portugal

Porto across river

Our Portugal adventure started in the small coastal city of Porto. Situated on the Douro River, Porto is a hilly city full of rich history, excellent food, and perhaps best known these days as the originator of Port wine. Our stay was relatively short but packed full to maximize our time.

zurich train station

48 Hours in Zurich

Spending 48 hours in Zurich certainly does not do this historic city justice, but when my wife and I needed a place to stay for a couple of nights...

rialto bridge view

Venice Italy Travel Guide

Venice, the city of canals and gondoliers, is truly a marvel of engineering. Constructed out in the middle of a lagoon, its vast network of bridges and canals are part...

Grand Ole Opry

The Grand Ole Opry – “Goes Pink”

The 4,300 seat Grand Ole Opry House was nearly full by the time we took our seats on the main-floor wooden pews. With a cold beer nestled between my hands, I watched the house lights...

Music City Food and Wine, Prairie Organic Spirits

Music City Food + Wine

Music City Food and Wine is an annual festival put on by some of the biggest names in food and music including Nashville’s own Kings of Leon, and famed...

Piazza delle Erbe, Verona Italy

Verona Italy

With plenty of old world charm, gorgeous walkable streets, and easy access by train from Milan, Venice, and Bologna, Verona should be an obvious choice for anyone planning a...