A city like Chicago offers so much to do that residents aren’t aware of it all– and even then, just can’t cover it all! There are plenty of tourist attractions, but whether a tourist or a resident of the city, Chicago Chocolate Tours are a great Chicago attraction for those who want to do something “off the beaten path.” Chicago Chocolate Tours provide daily walking tours to some of Chicago’s… Read More
As a child, Savina Darzes would wander down to the San Francisco wharf near the Ghirardelli Chocolate Factory. The scent of chocolate wafted over the piers, mixing with sea salt and the noise of the docks. Little wonder that when Ms. Darzes grew up and moved to Portland, she organized a gourmet twist on the old-fashioned sightseeing tour with the Portland Chocolate Walking and Tasting Tours.
When you hear the clip-clop of hooves, smell the syrupy sweet aroma of shoo-fly pie, spot colorful hex signs on the side of barns and observe men with long beards and black hats riding their horse-drawn buggies down rural roads, you’ll know you’re in Pennsylvania Dutch Country.
Lancaster County is the heart and soul of "Penn Dutch," as the home of the Amish people living in this region west of Philadelphia is commonly called, and over five million people every year visit towns in Penn Dutch whose strange names include Bird-in-Hand, Paradise and Intercourse.
Do you ever long for a place where you could get away, beyond the reach of phone, fax, and wifi? A friendly place where you could luxuriate in solitude with a good book and enjoy a meal, engage in conversation with interesting, maybe even quirky people? You’ll find such a place in Newport, Oregon at the Sylvia Beach Hotel.