Harbor Island is a bit of a secret. At least it was one that was kept from this South Carolina resident, as I didn’t know about it until a month ago. But first a word about South Carolina’s beaches: One person’s favorite can be another person’s vacation nightmare. Just ask a Myrtle Beach fan if … Read more
Vietnam is such a vibrant and interesting country, full of amazing landscapes, interesting food, and wonderful people. Here are our Views of Vietnam! Travelling to Vietnam soon? For awesome tips we recommend [easyazon_link keywords=”Lonely Planet’s guidebook to Vietnam” locale=”US” tag=”tbelles-20″]Lonely Planet’s guidebook to Vietnam[/easyazon_link]. 1. Views of Ho Chi Minh Ho Chi Minh, aka Saigon, is … Read more
Unlike other natural wonders in and around North America, such as Hawaii and Alaska, a cruise on the Sea of Cortez begins as a mystery. Before this trip last week, I’d never read about this sea that lies between mainland Mexico and Baja California, nor seen it on television. People don’t win trips on game … Read more
As usual, Eleonora brings us her own lovely perspective with another one of her unusual photos of Rome (and cool story to go with it!) for this week’s Belle Views.
Grocery shopping in Rome, Italy at the covered Testaccio market means taking home a little piece of the Eternal City every time. And there are two very important figures in the Rome Testaccio market: the Sicilian tomato guy–who before selling you a vine-ripened heirloom or an ox heart will ask you exactly what recipe you’ll be … Read more
Remember Roman Holiday? Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn riding shotgun around 1950’s Rome on a Vespa? The classic Italian scooter was (and still is) an Italian two-wheeled icon. The coveted Vespa 50 still reaps fans all over the world. But take the pink Scarabeo portrayed here. Is it not simply magnifico? The Scarabeo (made by … Read more