Napa Silverados

Postcard from California: Root, Root, Root for the Home Team in Napa Valley

For fans of America’s favorite pastime and idyllic wine country scenery, the perfect pairing is at bat in Napa, California, thanks to a new professional baseball team, the Napa Silverados. With 80 games each summer and 40 at their home field at Napa Valley College, just south of downtown Napa, there’s plenty of good baseball to…


Fattoria di Maiano: An Organic Farm with Room to Roam in the Hills Above Florence

A family vacation to Florence, Italy, tops most of our bucket lists. After all, the capital city of Tuscany lives and breathes its history every day through architecture, food, music and art, on display in the smallest of cobbled streets and on the grandest piazza. And who can resist walking through a living museum that…

Paris Week: Tips From A Broad, Abroad

I LOVE Paris and have been traveling there since I was 20 years old. Now that I have a daughter, my goal is to introduce her to the city of light, and hope she falls in love with it just like I have, and these locations and events have helped me cast a spell on her so she’ll want to come back again and again.

Le Parc de la Villette

On the Eastern side of Paris, this park is chalk full of wide-open space for toddlers …