24 Hours In Basel Switzerland

Before departing on our Amawaterways Rhine river cruise, we had a little bit of time in Basel. […]

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By |April 5th, 2016|Categories: Basel, Destinations, Featured, Switzerland|2 Comments

Florida Keys Cuisine: Key West & Grouper Fritters

 
What’s not to love about Key West’s palm-lined streets and fish that is fresh enough to draw any committed culinary traveler? Not to mention yummy tropical inspired drinks and beach culture with a laid-back vibe. . .
Ernest Hemingway, Jimmy Buffett, a few celebrated pirates and many others lost their hearts to Key West. Here within the distinct mixture of cultures and seafood scene, vibrant sidewalk cafes lure in passersby while live music and hopping bars are the perfect places to watch the sun drop into the Gulf of Mexico.

The Florida Keys is home to five districts, each with their own charm. The southern-most paradise, Key West, is just miles from Cuba and is home to an enviably temperate climate and a delicious array of fresh seafood. Key West’s food scene is influenced by African and Cuban flavors, many difficult to […]

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By |March 28th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Florida, Key West, Main Course, Recipes, United States|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Crispy Neufchatel Maitake Mushroom Duxelle Egg Rolls With Blue Lump Crab

Chef Ivan Flowers has done it again with this recipe, It hits all the right notes, with the creaminess of the Neufchatel, umami of the mushrooms and touch of sweet from the crab. Oh and the crispy rolls just set this whole recipe off. Let’s make it, and thank you Chef Flowers.  […]

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By |March 25th, 2016|Categories: Appetizer, Chefs, Recipes, Savor|0 Comments

Why You Should Book That River Cruise Now

Historically, the luxury river cruise industry has been very strict with booking windows, on board credit and you were pretty much on your own regarding airfare. This year has seen deals that you really have to check out.  […]

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By |March 13th, 2016|Categories: Cruises, Europe, Featured, Portugal|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Portiani Hotel Milos Greece Offers Outstanding Value

The Greek Island of Milos has one of the most beautiful protected harbors in all of Greece. The horseshoe shaped Adamas harbor is ringed with restaurants, coffee shops and a beautiful marina.  […]

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By |March 4th, 2016|Categories: Destinations, Europe, Featured, Greece, Hotels, Milos, Stay|0 Comments

Brownies 2.0 Decadent Creamy And Low Fat

I love chocolate, and growing up the sweeter the better. But as I got older my tastes began to change, and now I’m a fan of deep dark chocolate.

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By |February 12th, 2016|Categories: Desserts, Recipes, Savor|0 Comments

Tudor Hall Restaurant At King George Hotel Athens

“Look at that view !” is the first thing most people exclaim when looking out from the balcony of the Tudor Hall Restaurant. […]

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By |February 9th, 2016|Categories: Athens, Europe, Featured, Food & Wine Discoveries, Greece, Restaurants, Savor|0 Comments

Liostasi Hotel & Suites, Sanctuary On Ios Isle Greece

In the sunny Cyclades of Greece, the Liostasi Hotel & Suites is a peaceful respite from the noise and chatter of the outside world.  […]

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By |January 21st, 2016|Categories: Featured, Greece, Hotels, Ios, Spas, Stay|0 Comments

Hotel Grande Bretagne Athens Greece Makes Conde Nast 2015 Best In World List

In the heart of Athens, the Hotel Grande Bretagne has graced this city since 1874. This hotel has some serious history, hosting royalty, heads of state and even occupied by the German forces during world war 2. It has gone through numerous remodels, and now is better then ever. Offering every amenity of any 5 star hotel, the Grande Bretagne awaits you. […]

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By |January 12th, 2016|Categories: Athens, Destinations, Featured, Greece, Hotels|0 Comments

Heathman Hotel Of Portland Oregon Serves Up A Delicious Negroni

An image of this drink was tweeted out just the other day by the Heathman Hotel Portland, and it caught my eye. So I asked via twitter if they would provide me the recipe for their Negroni, and being the Heathman Portland “Where service is still an art” they were gracious enough to give it to me to share with you. I think this drink would be perfect for the holiday season, and it sounds delicious too, so here we go… […]

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By |December 21st, 2015|Categories: Cocktails, Sip|0 Comments