Saint- Émilion – A Jewel of a Town

Saint- Émilion – A Jewel of a Town

When a place is especially beautiful, the French call it a bijou or a precious jewel.  In that sense, Saint-Émilion is definitely a bijou in the heart of Bordeaux with its narrow streets, monolithic church and vineyards which have survived intact from 11th cc. Rooftops, Saint- ÉmilionToday Saint- Émilion and all the surrounding area is [...]

Lago Di Como

Lago Di Como

What is it about the mountains and the sea that makes them so captivating that I can sit and watch them for hours ? Maybe because they both change from magnificent to menacing at a moment's notice. But as I gaze into them from my balcony at San Giorgio Hotel at Lake Como, the surrounding [...]