Caorle, Italy

Caorle, Italy

We are traveling in Europe in early autumn, and are driving from Munich, Germany to Venice, Italy.  We are not due in Venice until tomorrow, so we decide to spend the day in Caorle, Italy, a small town on the Adriatic Sea about 50 miles north of Venice. It is no...
Eccentric Fashion Weekend

Eccentric Fashion Weekend

We are traveling through Europe via car, and our final destination is Kandersteg, a small town in the Swiss Alps noted mostly for the Belle Époque, a week in winter when the culture, science, and society that flourished in Europe in the year 1900 are remembered and...
A Ballet, a Concert, and an Opera

A Ballet, a Concert, and an Opera

A Ballet, a Concert, and an Opera: what better way to enjoy European culture at its finest. Giselle The Bayerisches Staatsballett is performing Giselle in the Nationaltheater in München, and we are going to see it. Der Bayerische Staatsoper on Max-Joseph-Platz in...
Pleiskirchen Wine Festival

Pleiskirchen Wine Festival

What do you imagine when you think about Pleiskirchen, Germany? Probably nothing.  Wikipedia has a single sentence entry.  TripAdvisor shows only one “Thing to Do” in Pleiskirchen: golf. Yawn. Well, you’re wrong. The 2,300 residents of...