Exploring Helsinki

As the Finnish capital city, Helsinki is quite upbeat and different, with a peculiar geographical location. Surrounded by a bay, Helsinki not only consists of a mainland, it also has islands and inlets as parts of its territory. Fine architecture is one of the many reasons Helsinki makes a fascinating travel spot. The city’s Art…

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Linguine with Spring Tomato Sauce

Spring is here and we are very fortunate to have such a vast selection of fresh fruits and vegetables nicely displayed at our groceries stores that it makes it fun to cook. On my last trip to the grocery store, and that is a daily occurrence, I picked up some wonderfully fragrant tomatoes to make…

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The Allure of Saint Maarten

Join Cruise Gourmet Voyages for a cruise to Saint Maarten January 9-16, 2016. Click here to learn more. St. Maarten entices visitors with its white sandy beaches, clear blue waters, warm climate and wicked nightlife. Strictly speaking, Saint Maarten refers to the portion of the Saint Martin Island that is controlled by the Dutch. The…

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Witches Rock Canopy Tour – Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s Guanacaste region is definitely one of the most popular provinces in the country in terms of tourism. The region offers not only a gorgeous coastline, but also a collection of imposing volcanoes, bountiful wildlife, grand mountain ranges, tropical rainforests and rich culture. If you like thrill and adventure, then one Guanacaste attraction that…

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The Ultimate Chocolate Fudge Smores Microwave Mug Cake

The Ultimate Chocolate Fudge Smores Microwave Mug Cake

This recipe is decadent and rich, with dark chocolate cocoa, chocolate chips, marshmallows, graham crackers, and melted marshmallow fluff on top! It’s simply an individual dessert baked in a coffee mug in your microwave in about 5 minutes! You can simply double or triple to recipe to make a few and it is absolutely perfect…

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The Spiritual Town of Assisi

The spiritual town of Assisi makes an interesting destination because of its history and religious significance. A major city in the Umbria region of Italy, Assisi became widely known for being the hometown of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of the nation. Today, thousands of pilgrims still visit the town, which has maintained…

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