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Slovenian Wine Highway: Cross-Country Wine Tasting

Slovenia is not a big country; it roughly measures the size of the state of New Jersey. Shaped like a chicken facing east, the nation is wedged into the space between Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia. Although it doesn’t have a large landmass, it certainly has diverse landscapes: towering mountains, crystal-clear lakes, vibrant and historic cities, a dramatic coastline, massive caves, wide open farmland and hundreds of vineyards.… Read the rest


We saw grapes growing in fields and at private homes during our Rovinj Wine Walk

Wine Tasting in Rovinj: Walk to 2 wineries

Wine in Croatia, like so much of Europe, is part of daily life. Croatia’s lengthy coastline along the Adriatic Sea provides favorable conditions for cultivating vines, which are frequently seen lining the hillsides. The Istrian peninsula is known for wine-making and, thus, wine tasting in Rovinj is a must-do.… Read the rest


9 Bars in Lecce, Italy: Beer, Wine and Cocktails

We didn’t have high expectations for the bars in Lecce, Italy. It is a small, historic town that markets its architecture more than its nightlife. Being in the middle of a lesser-known wine region, we knew wine would be flowing, but we weren’t sure what we would find in the way of craft beer and cocktails.… Read the rest


5 Tapas Bars in Seville, Spain (plus 3 non-tapas bars)

As we wandered the streets of Seville’s neighborhoods, it became evident that the tapas bars in Seville, Spain, both classic and trendy, are part of the city’s charm. People gathered around outdoor tables and squeezed their way into small bars – and we were eager to join them.… Read the rest


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Visit 3 Cape Town wineries without a car (while on a budget)

It’s no secret we like our wine, but we are far from connoisseurs. Still, a trip to Cape Town wouldn’t be complete without visiting a few of the wineries that are practically within the city limits. Since we don’t drive, we needed to find a way to visit Cape Town wineries without a car.… Read the rest


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3 bars in Bondi Beach: Brews with views

At Bondi Beach the waves and sand are the main attraction. And, while we can spend all day staring at it, in the afternoon it’s nice to have a cold, refreshing drink in our hands while we do so. Apparently, we’re not the only ones as we found three bars in Bondi Beach that delivered on cold brews with balcony views.… Read the rest


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What to eat in Santiago, Chile while on a budget

Much like Uruguay and Argentina, eating and drining in Santiago de Chile is expensive if consuming meals at restaurants. The ‘budget friendly’ suggestions are, perhaps, less than other places, but sometimes still not in line with our budget. We sought out the local options of what to eat in Santiago, Chile as those places were sure to be our best budget options.Read the rest


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Drink Wine Tuesday: Undurraga Winery and Torremotos

If Saturday was ‘Get Stuff Done Day,’ then I proclaim today to be ‘Drink Wine Tuesday.’ It’s no secret that we’ve long had a love affair with red wine and no better place in South America to have such love than in Chile.Read the rest


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Weekend Wine Down: Santa Barbara day trip

My eyes flutter open and I see, even through our blackout curtains, that it is already getting light outside. I glance at the clock – it’s 5:24 a.m. Our alarm clock will go off in 6 minutes. For most nine-to-fivers this would be criminal on a Saturday morning, but I’m stoked.… Read the rest