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…Snuggled up against the Georgia border, this is definitely a different kind of Florida than you may be expecting – or experienced elsewhere. I am told that Jacksonville was never primarily a tourist destination. This is a good thing for those of us looking for an authentic or local vacation experience. Do not expect souvenir shops and your typical Florida beachy bling thing. Nope. What you can expect if you plan well and pay attention to my “Best” recommendations, is an upscale holiday break with a whole lot of local flavor and fabulous surprises…

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…The best way I know of to really understand a particular wine category or varietal is to jump in and immerse yourself. I did just that on a five-day trip to the Penèdes wine region in Spain, which is the heart of Cava sparkling wine production…

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Carolyn was kind of enough to share one of her evening special treats with us. Enjoy with a good cup of local Vienna Coffee brew.

Grandmother’s Fudge Pie

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I’ve been to the Czech Republic three times. Each time I fall in love again. This place makes me smile. The food, the wine, the beer and the people make this country a top wish-list destination. There are many things I love sharing about the Czech, starting in Prague. One of those is a five-star hotel that deserves your attention…

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Star King BBQ. Located in the heart of Korea Town on Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles, this specialty wine and dine eatery is a special treat for the eyes, ears, nose and palate.

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