Aug 242015
On the Waterfront: A Taste of Kamouraska

Là où il y a des joncs au bord de l’eau — French translation of the Algonquin word “Kamouraska” meaning “Where there are reeds at the waterfront” … The name “Kamouraska” hints at the essence of the village (and the county of the same name) with its access to the riches of the St. Lawrence River.

Aug 032015
Tasting Montana, One Town at a Time: Bozeman

Southwestern Montana evokes visions of bison, cowboys, and vast landscapes, and that has always held an exciting appeal for me on the occasions I’ve traversed the state on road trips. Although a big part of its makeup and well-known allure, that’s not all that Big Sky Country has to offer as Mr. TWS and I recently learned.

Apr 152015
A Taste of Burgundy in California Wine Country

Sometimes the recipe for a special evening is created in a surprising and exceptional way. French flavors, California wine, charming hosts, new friends, and a remarkable venue provided the ingredients for our lovely evening in Santa Rosa, California hosted by Fallot Mustard and DeLoach Vineyards.

Aug 122013
All Aboard the Swiss Chocolate Train!

By Anita Breland — In a country where trains are famously punctual and blissfully connected with buses, trams and boats, several special train lines make travel in Switzerland even more enjoyable. In Montreux a few weeks ago, along with tourists from all over, I hopped on the Swiss Chocolate Train …