Join me as I explore the food of Wales by taking a food walk, dining at a Michelin Star restaurant, and diving into a cooking class.
Come along with me as I share my favorite flavors of Nova Scotia, discovered on a summer road trip around this Canadian maritime province.
Six years ago, I wrote about my top culinary dream trips. This summer, one of my dreams came true at Nova Scotia’s Trout Point Lodge.
If you love cheese like I love cheese, you’ll thank me for this introduction to the Oxford County Cheese Trail. It makes for a tasty solo road trip.
Tasting olive oil in Lombardy is an absolute pleasure. Tasting fresh olives – not so much! A tour of Frantoio Montecroce provides a delicious lesson.
The setting: a grand palazzo in the Italian countryside of Lombardy. The drink: the delicately bubbly Franciacorta of Berlucchi. If this is a dream, please don’t wake me!
Forlimpopoli, just an hour’s train ride from Bologna, is a beautiful town anchored by a center devoted to the food and wine of Italy.
Oh, Italy. Finally fulfilling a solo travel dream to visit Italy, I begin sharing some of my favorite photos from Milan and the Lombardy Region. Sigh.
In just 2 days, I experienced winery tours and tastings, local food, an old-fashioned trolley, a heritage B&B and the hospitality of Ontario’s Southwest.
Eating alone is one aspect of solo travel that some people really don’t like. Here are casual and elegant dining alone options.
Getting a taste of Hershey Harrisburg through the wine, beer, and food made by passionate locals.
A weekend in Philadelphia leads to some fascinating and delicious experiences.
A short train ride from Bologna and I was in Venice. Remarkable for its canals, I discovered it through its food.
Acquiring tasting skills can enrich your travel taste experiences, as Tracey discovered at a culinary festival in Stratford.
Picking up local produce at a farmers market and preparing lunch with the guidance of a chef is a recipe for a great solo travel experience.
On a trip to the Finger Lakes, Tracey falls in love with a doctor and his wines.
Most people travel to Stratford to see Shakespeare. Tracey went to visit a pig farm.
Wine is inherently social, so wine bars are a great place for solo travelers. Here are some fantastic options in Toronto.
Dining alone can be a bit intimidating for some solo travelers. But if you push yourself, there is much to enjoy!
As a solo traveler, sometimes you have to step outside yourself, to push your boundaries. And sometimes, the result is a beautiful moment.