The Warsaw tour officially began from inside a little van. It was a charming indigo blue Nysa van to be exact, once produced en masse during Poland’s communist era. The creaky seat cushioned the ride as the modern city whizzed by, a window to my Off-the-Beaten-Path afternoon with Adventure Warsaw. ...
One of the best options for gourmet dining in Warsaw is easily La Rotisserie. The restaurant continues to be a standout candidate deserving of Michelin recognition. Its culinary history - a mix of European influences that meld with Polish tradition - offered a distinct gastronomic experience set at the edge of Warsaw’s old...
War almost completely destroyed Warsaw Old Town, one of Europe's most beautiful corners. It was hard to believe that the charming old world city before me was rebuilt from the ground up, a successful reconstruction that brought historic beauty back to its buildings, squares, historic forts and thick defensive walls. (more…)
Details. The luxury boutique experience at the Rialto Hotel Warsaw can be truly appreciated when you consider the details. For me, it started with a key. (more…)
There are many Bergamo day trips that uncover the charms of the Lombardy region. Some of the best places to visit are less than an hour drive away. (more…)
The shiny name plate on my door was a good sign. It read: Atena e Zeus. I had just flown in from Athens, Greece and arrived at my bed and breakfast in Bergamo, Italy where apparently the Greek gods inspired the Italian owner! I’d find out why soon enough. Traditional...
After discovering the upper town, my tale of two cities continued in the heart of Bergamo's Citta Bassa -- the Lower Town. (more…)
Bergamo is a tale of two towns. (more…)
We had 24 hours in Budva town, one of the the most famous beach towns on the Montenegrin coast. What to do?! (more…)
The simple, slightly curvy, sea-facing road that fronts Herceg Novi is unassuming. If you don’t pay attention, you can easily drive right out from the vicinity of its fantastic old town that looks down on the sparkling Montenegrin coast. (more…)