Everyone knows Italy, France and Spain specialize in wine tourism, but few are aware just-as-impressive wine destinations can be found in less-visited locations that see fewer tourists. Here are the world’s not-as-known spots for delectable wine tastings.
Douro Valley, Portugal
Located about an hour inland from the Atlantic coastal city of Porto, the lush Douro Valley has been the sole producer of port wine for more than 2,000 years. Rent a car for a scenic drive along the winding roads that pass vineyard after vineyard, and stop in for a tasting of ruby and tawny port wines.
Although more well-known for its pure and easy-to-drink beer, Germany’s countryside also produce award-winning wines, particularly in the Moselle Valley where some of the world’s best Rieslings are made.
New Zealand has more to offer than fantastical, adrenaline-filled adventures. Retreat from all the action by visiting some Kiwi wineries that feature some of the world’s best Sauvignon Blanc.
Five hours northeast of Vancouver lies the Okanagan wine region where a 6-mile trail can be hiked or biked through a former Gold Rush location.
Not far from the coasts of South Africa lies Franschhoek, a village founded by the French Huguenots in 1688. Set amid these mountains are a handful of vineyards including Chamonix, La Motte and Solms-Delta that specialize in a range of wines, from Pinot Noir to Chardonnay.
Waterproof and water-resistant products can be used in the rain, sea, pool or any other water-based sport or activity. Here are some products that will keep you dry throughout the winter.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
Muji is a Japanese retail company specializing in a variety of household goods and apparel. The company uses a minimalist approach to its products with a no logo and no brand policy. The manufacturing process is streamlined to reduce production and packaging waste.
If you already have your eye on a Caribbean vacation in 2020, make a point to see and experience some of the region’s latest offerings.
Oaxaca is, without a doubt, a city so impressive one must experience it firsthand to understand its splendor. It is an incomparable place that will leave you in awe of its cultural wealth, a place that invites you to experience the extraordinary. In this light, Posadas celebrates the opening of Grand Fiesta Americana Oaxaca, an irresistible option for enjoying this magnificent state in an exclusive and fascinating way.
Environmental tourism was born out of necessity — today's travelers are looking for more meaningful experiences and are increasingly conscious of the effects their thirst for adventure has on the environment. But the term comes with some degree of confusion. Read on to discover what exactly environmental tourism is and how it can shape the future of travel.