Alex Welcomes You To Her Castle! Yes, it’s got some wear and tear – because this Moorish castle in Portugal has defended Kings and Queens for centuries! Sintra Portugal is home to the “Castelo Dos Mouros” – an 8th-to-12th century… Read More ›
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Climbing Pena Palace High Above Lisbon! The Majesty Of Sintra Portugal!
Welcome To The Very Colorful Pena Palace! Have you been to Portugal? Well, if you have then you would have gone to one of the country’s most popular – and colorful – palaces! Pena Palace is located in Sintra, the… Read More ›
These “Songs With A ‘G'” Have Genesis! Gorillaz! “Goldinger” And The Origin Of Green Day Too!
Paul McCartney Tosses Off A “G” Gem! Just a guy at a piano, but what came from the mind of Paul McCartney was genius and a great way to begin my look at songs that begin with “G”! You’ve got… Read More ›
Check Into “The White Lotus!” We Stayed At Sicily’s San Domenico Palace – Here’s A Tour!
Welcome To “The White Lotus!” This stunningly beautiful hotel at night is actually the San Domenico Palace – and the entrance is gorgeous: The San Domenico Palace is in the hilltop town of Taormina Sicily, and it’s getting a lot… Read More ›
High Above Sicily In A Funicular! Heading To Taormina Via A Sky Ride!
Riding High Over Sicily! That’s a photo I grabbed of a Funicular going by me as my Funicular was heading high above the Ionian Sea off of the Sicilian coast…we are heading up to the town of Taormina for some… Read More ›
What’s The Most Beautiful Village Of Italy? It’s A 334-way Tie!
Welcome To Abbateggio – One Of Italy’s Most Beautiful Villages! Which village is the most beautiful in Italy? Well, by official count, it’s a 334-way tie for first! This photo of the village of Petrapertosa is a great example –… Read More ›
Here’s The Greek Theater In Taormina Sicily! Built In 301 AD! Home Of The “Bam Bar” Too!
Welcome To Taormina Sicily! It is one of the most picturesque towns in Sicily, and home to a classic Greek ruin too! Here’s a special panorama from the town square, with Alex doing a double shot! The town of Taormina… Read More ›
Touring Burgundy’s Legendary J. Drouhin Wine Cave! Wild Mold Storage!
Talk About A Wine With Age! These are bottles of wine, stored in one of Burgundy’s most iconic wine cellars, and yes, these bottles are covered with mold! It’s not only completely safe – it will allow them to age… Read More ›
Standing On Top Of Sicily’s Mt. Etna! Our Hike Up An Active Volcano!
Welcome To Mt. Etna! Alex and I are excited to welcome you to the top of Mt. Etna! This living, breathing volcano sits on the incredible island of Sicily – a part of Italy we had never had the chance… Read More ›
Have You Visited Sicily’s “Part-Time” Island? We Head To “Isola Bella” – An Island Twice A Day!
Welcome To Sicily’s “Part Time” Island! I found this gorgeous sunset shot of “Isola Bella” online, so bravo to the photographer who captured it…this “part time” island is located just below the classic Sicilian town of Taormina on the Ionian… Read More ›