Category: Mediterranean

Cruising The Mediterranean – Day at Sea

As we await the cold of winter, I thought it was time to reflect on the amazing weather we experienced cruising the Mediterranean this past spring. There’s nothing like cruising the bay of Capri, enjoying Fraglioni, touring the Amalfi coast and enjoying a wonderful lunch all while being captivated by the beauty of the Mediterranean.

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Caesar Augustus

Ahhhh, the moment we’ve been waiting for finally arrived as we encountered that wonderful sign letting you know you are leaving Capri and entering Anacapri – – next stop, Caesar Augustus.       The return to one of our favorite hotels, our home away from home, was just as majestic as we left it. 

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A Return to Grandeur – Paris, France & Anacapri, Italy

I often find myself caught up in the wonderful world I’ve cultivated over the past fifteen years of amazing cuisine, outstanding vino and personalities larger than life.  It’s nonetheless humbling to realize that it’s a rare reality.  I constantly have to remind myself when I’m selecting experiences to post that I’m extremely blessed and lucky

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Restaurant Disfrutar – Barcelona

We missed the chance to experience the amazing talents of chefs de cuisine Oriol Castro, Mateu Casañas and Eduard Xatruch at elBulli, the Michelin 3-Star in Roses, Catalonia before being converted into a gastronomic laboratory – – not to worry, these talented chefs have created something extremely special that you must not miss when in Barcelona

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Via Veneto – Barcelona

This Michelin one-star is an experience you do not want to miss when in Barcelona.  For those of you desiring refinement at its best, Via Veneto will not let you down.  The atmosphere is one of studied and gratifying maturation.  This is where class and sophistication are not compromised and those of us who seek

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SALT – The W, Barcelona

Our time at SALT, managed by Chef Sergio Dominguez was one of those unforgettable fun in the sun, beach going and people watching experiences in a very long time.  The casual atmosphere with a central focus on creative burgers is definitely a KEEEEEPER!!!  If you love burgers – – GO!!!!  I wanted to try every

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BRAVO – The W, Barcelona

Celebrity Chef Carles Abellan adds an interesting and exciting touch to the vibe at the W with restaurant BRAVO.  After our initial welcome lunch at BRAVO, we found ourselves spending long hours enjoying the amazing view from the patio and of course the cuisine of Chef de Cuisine Luis.  I’ve often dreamed of those long

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