7 Wine Regions to Visit Around the World
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You might be surprised to hear one of my favorite things about traveling around the world is my first trip to the grocery store when we get back home. Because wine is a big part of our travel, … Read More

Port Wine in Portugal’s Douro Valley: Wandering the World’s Oldest Wine Region
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We traveled to Portugal with an almost singular goal. Sure, we wanted to learn about the country’s history, try the food, and meet the people. But really, one travel goal rose above the rest: we wanted to try … Read More

New Year’s Eve in Porto: Wine Caves and Fireworks
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Hearing the name Porto evokes the image of sitting by the Douro River, sipping a glass of the country’s famous sweet Port wine, watching the iconic Rabelo Boats lazily float by. That’s why we picked the second largest … Read More

Braga and Guimarães: Day Trip from Porto
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Some of the best trips are, in part, accidental. We’re planning to write a bit more about holiday travel, which is something that we love to do (taking advantage of federal holidays is a great way to add … Read More

Make Mine Virginia Wine: 14 Wineries to Visit in the Old Dominion
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Winery visits seem to weave their way into almost every trip we take, but some of our favorites are in our own backyard. We live in the outskirts of Virginia wine country, which means when we aren’t on … Read More

Dubrovnik Wine Tour: Plavac Mali on the Pelješac Peninsula
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After a week and a half of early mornings, late nights, train rides, plane rides, border crossings, and averaging walks of more than ten miles each day throughout five countries in Europe, Adam and I had earned a … Read More

Venice: A Tale of Two Very Different Days
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Venice is a distinctively different place than the city we left just a few hours before, and it was easy for us to get lost- figuratively and literally- within moments of crossing the Grand Canal. Our stay in … Read More

Wandering Tuscany’s Wine Country
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As the sun rose on our second full day in Italy, it seemed wrong- almost sacrilegious- that we had yet to truly try any Italian wine from the Tuscany region. We technically had Italian wine on our first … Read More

14 Things to Do and See in Cape Town, South Africa
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For years, while we slowly colored in countries on our map of the world, Africa sat alone and untouched. It seemed odd that we had not visited Africa given the sheer size. The continent covers about 11.6 million … Read More

Travel Comfort Zone: Turning Anxiety Into Adventure
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After traveling pretty extensively over the last couple of years, it’s time to share a little secret: I think travel can be kind of scary. Yes, you read that right: travel can be kind of scary. And, if … Read More