October 20, 2017 RSS feed / Travel


The Undiscovered Country: Beer for Wine Drinkers

As a wine educator I’m constantly studying and tasting wines from all over the world. It’s also my responsibility to explore wines that may not fit my own flavor profile. More...

Timbuktu, a trip into history

Part 4: René Caillié

The boat arrived at the fabled city of Timbuktu at mid- day. I bid farewell to several passengers I had befriended, ambled down the gangplank, and walked into a maze of mud brick buildings hoping to find a hotel or a restaurant. More...