Mykonos, Greece: Windmills

Framing the harbor off Mykonos‘ Little Italy neighborhood are six of the island’s iconic windmills. Once located along a major sea-trade route, the island’s year-round winds were utilized in milling grain in order to compact it for transport. Mostly built by the Venetians in the 16th century, the windmills played a key role in the […]

Caprice: Sunset Drinks in Little Venice

The perfect spot from which to watch the dramatic sunset over the Aegean Sea. Caprice holds coveted real estate alongside the seaside. The crisp white and blue interior of the bar is the perfect backdrop to highlight the natural beauty of the sunset on the island. Doorways even with the sea level open to let […]

Luxembourg: Bock and Petruss casemates: A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Easily the most popular attraction of the city, the casemates are fortifications underground and in the city’s hillside dating back to the 1600’s. The series of formerly defensive passageways wind down spiraling staircases and through narrow hallways with hillside openings, which previously housed cannons but now provide interesting perspectives of the city below. As a […]

Germany: Scheibel Family Brandy Distillers

Tasting the fruit of the Black Forest is as easy as dropping into the Scheibel distillery, well-known throughout the region as creators of premium brandy. The careful selection of regional and rare fruits, the distillery’s unique wood-fired stoves and a disciplined aging process all contribute to the fine quality of Scheibel branded spirits. Family owned […]

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