Traveling is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and tastes of a new destination – specifically when it comes to local food and drink. Why not step outside your comfort zone, try something new and drink what the locals drink? We’re drinking beer and giving cheers to this list of sips and tips and encourage you to try these 10 local beers while traveling. Try These 10 Local Beers While Traveling Food and drink are an important part of my traveling itinerary. I devote as much time to planning my bites and sips as I do planning my stops at...Read More
Linda Arceo is the voice behind the popular food and drink blog, . A mother of two boys (born in 2007 and 2009), Linda likes to share easy, relatable food and cocktail recipes, as well as travel and events-related features. Her boys also play an active role on the blog with their weekly food series, Mini Chef Mondays. When not blogging on her site, Linda is a contributor to several food, drink and travel sites where she dishes on everything you need to know when it comes to food and traveling.
Those visiting Dublin, Ireland may be surprised to learn that the traditional Irish food has completely evolved and improved tremendously over the last 10-15 years. In fact, Ireland is a new culinary destination! One culinary standout in Dublin is the 1837 Bar and Brasserie at the Guinness Storehouse, Dublin. Should you find yourself visiting the Guinness Storehouse, make the time to visit the 1837 Bar and Brasserie and try these ten “must try” foods. Bring your appetite because you are in for a meal to remember. 10 Dishes that Wow from the 1837 Bar and Brasserie at the Guinness Storehouse, Dublin It’s...Read More
Wintery entertainment and a cozy mountain setting make for family time fun at The Inn at Pocono Manor. My family agreed it’s the perfect retreat when visiting the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania. Hotel Review: The Inn at Pocono Manor – Pocono Manor, PA The Inn at Pocono Manor is a beautiful escape for families looking to enjoy the winter wonderland of Poconos, Pennsylvania. With 3,000 acres of recreation and adventure set right in the heart of the Pocono Mountains, my family and I had so much fun at The Inn at Pocono Manor. We took advantage of the many opportunities for exploration and family-based activities. WHAT WORKS...Read More
As a family-owned company, no one understands families better than MSC Cruises. Family fun aboard the MSC Divina offers something special for everyone. Here, we outline some of our top picks for mom, dad and the kids. When we travel our goal is to see as much as possible, reconnect as a family and experience different cultures together. Our seven day Caribbean cruise gave us the opportunity to do just that while also having loads of family fun aboard the MSC Divina. We enjoyed time together and individually on board and ashore with unique activities and ship amenities. The MSC...Read More
Known as the Garden State, New Jersey soil is now producing some of the most delicious grapes and other fruits used in wines. No wonder New Jersey has been dubbed the “New Napa.” Take a virtual wine tour with Jersey-based food and drink writer, Linda, as she visits a few New Jersey wineries and shares her favorites along the way. Have you heard about the New Napa? No, we’re not talking about California. We’re talking about Jersey. Yes, you read that right, New Jersey. New Jersey’s vast wineries are now creating nationally and internationally acclaimed wines on the East Coast, giving wines...Read More
New Jersey summers are a filled with beach trips, boardwalks, parks and local attractions. But year after year of hitting the same South Jersey spots can leave you longing for something new. If you find yourself searching for something new to do in South Jersey, either in the summer or in off season, you are in luck. We’re rounding out the last few weeks of summer and beyond with some tips and insights into some great hidden southern New Jersey gems. Cape May and Sunset Beach If you love heading to the Jersey shore but tend to hit your favorite beach spot over and...Read More
You’ve spent the day exploring Cars Land within Disneyland’s California Adventure park when hunger strikes and you’re in the mood for a snack. The Cars-themed snack shop, Sally’s Cozy Cone Motel in Cars Land, offers an assortment of food options for the hungriest of travelers. My family and I love to seek out the best food pit stops when we visit theme parks and Sally’s Cozy Cone Motel has it all – but don’t expect to book a room there. The Cozy Cone Motel is just for snacking, not for sleeping. Cars Land at Disneyland’s California Adventure is based...Read More