Where to stay in Douro Valley: Delfim Douro Hotel

Delfim Douro Hotel Stay in Douro Valley

Our Stay in Douro Valley If you are looking for Douro Valley hotels, I suggest the Delfim Douro Hotel. Ironically, for our stay in Douro Valley, we chose the Delfim Douro by default. But after checking their website and the Delfim Douro TripAdvisor reviews, I felt comfortable with our choice. Additionally, I immediately liked the Delfim Douro Hotel agent’s friendly professionalism. Late Booking for Harvest … Continue reading Delfim Douro Hotel Stay in Douro Valley

Vineyards line the Douro River

Douro Valley Harvest Wine Tour/Grape Stomping

Douro Valley Harvest In mid-September, my husband, our two adult children, and I boarded a train in Campanhã, Portugal, and headed west. We had made a reservation at Quinta da Pacheca for a Douro Valley harvest wine tour. It included a tour of the wine cellar; breakfast and lunch with wine pairings; grape harvesting; and grape stomping. I was most excited about treading grapes. My … Continue reading Douro Valley Harvest Wine Tour/Grape Stomping

Rolf's German Restaurant is in Gramercy. Sticky post

Rolf’s German Restaurant: Beware Long Lines

Rolf’s German Restaurant Rolf’s Restaurant Address Three of us stood in line to get into Rolf’s German Restaurant at 281 Third Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10010, in the Gramercy Park area of Manhattan. We were not only there to see our friends, but we had also heard that Rolf’s is renowned for their Christmas decorations and “October Fest” spectacle. Rolf’s New York City Christmas Inside, about … Continue reading Rolf’s German Restaurant: Beware Long Lines

Fresh flowers in a green vase on a love table

The Inn at Virginia Tech: Elegant and Upscale

The Inn at Virginia Tech If you are looking for deluxe hotels near Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, look no further. The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center is an upscale hotel and meeting venue. Though I wouldn’t say it’s a luxury hotel, it offers additional amenities and it is more refined than most hotels in the area. Plus, you can find it … Continue reading The Inn at Virginia Tech: Elegant and Upscale