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Casanova Restaurant | Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

Oh yes, those spinach gnocchi au gratin are home made and oh-so-good! They are a popular appetizer in both the

Behind The Photo | After The Storm, Varese, Italy

It was late summer. It had been raining in buckets all day, and the whole thing was wrapped up by a major

Walking Up the Chapels’ Path to Sacro Monte | Varese, Italy

I thought it was time to take you to Italy for a little while, specifically my home town of Varese. I have not

Bouchon Bakery | Yountville, California

Don’t you just love it when famous places live up to their reputation? Bouchon Bakery is one of those.

Hunting for Treasures in Carmel, California | Part Three

Welcome back to lovely Carmel-by-the-Sea! I hope you are ready for another exploration, because there is just

Twigery: Where Flowers and Artistic Genius Meet | Carmel, California

So you have enjoyed a nice stroll down treasure-filled Dolores Street, bought a hat at The Prestige, and had a

Behind The Photo | Sunset Sail on the Nile in Aswan, Egypt

Imagine Egypt without political unrest, a time where you could safely travel there as a visitor and be able to enjoy

Parker-Lusseau Pastries & Cafe | Monterey, California

I will not dilly-dally into this, but cut to the chase: Parker-Lusseau is THE best bakery/patisserie in the

Old Monterey Inn | Monterey, California

Set in one of the oldest residential areas of Monterey, and nestled in a beautiful English-style garden,  Old

The Soiled Doves Bath House | Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

Although I have left Carmel to return to Napa, I still have much to share about this charming little town by

Behind the Photo: Winter Sunset on Lake Varese, Italy

It is sunny and cold outside on this quiet Napa afternoon. Given that it is the first day of the new year, I thought I

Hunting for Treasures in Carmel, California | The Sequel

I tell you, Carmel is not big, but I dare you to find another place more filled with so many unique treasures

Behind the Photo: Vienna Woods, Austria

Sometimes, behind a photo there is a story. And sometimes, behind a photo there is a particular story. I have quite a

Carmel Belle: Scrumptious & Organic Café & Larder | Carmel, California

These days, even if you are traveling, or getting take out almost every day because – like me – you

Hunting for Treasures in Carmel, California

You may have glimpsed this from some of my other posts in The Carmel Journals series, but Carmel is a true