US Born Expat, from Fairfield, CT and York, PA, who has not spent a night in his own bed since February, 2007! Been traveling almost constantly since 2004, living long-term in the Netherlands and Taiwan.
I specialize in culinary travel, exploring the food, wine, beer, and other culinary treats of all of the countries I visit, over 60 countries to date! Be sure to check me out on my culinary travel blog, Our Tasty Travels, Google+, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
Sounds like Northern Italy is the place to be. September is approachign harvest season, so Piemonte or Tuscany shoudl be lovely. But honestly, if you're able to leave Italy, consider Istria as well, where... See More
We splurged for a lake-view room at Art Deco Hotel Montana when we spent a night in Lucerne. Beautiful room, awesome view. And breakfast on the terrace in the morning overlooking the lake...heavenly! See More
I've had colleagues from the Netherlands who mentioned in the past that they had issues on a single-entry visa with entering the US in California and then entering and trying to reenter from Mexico, so be sure there's a multi-entry visa allowed for the reentry from... See More
There's always the BrewDog Edinburgh pub at cowgate, and grab a bite to eat at Oink. Plenty of other pubs to choose from, especially for more lighter ales that can lead to a better day drink session...be sure to look for whatever... See More
Pay a visit to Kappabashi Street which is where you can find all the plastic food you see on display at restaurants around the country. The Alice in Wonderland Restaurant was a little quirky, interesting drinks as well. Take... See More
If you're taking a full week between Los Angeles International Airport and San Diego, try including some fun stops like Palm Springs (Scenery), Temecula (wine country / avocados), and Julian... See More