As the largest ski resort in the Canadian Rockies, Lake Louise should be on every skier’s bucket list. With 4,200 skiable acres, it offers green, blue, and black runs from every one of its chairs, making it versatile and approachable for all skiers. It has been recognized as the #1 ski resort in Canada by the World Ski Awards … More Exploring Lake Louise – Part II
If you like to chase the sun when you ski, the Sunshine Village is your kind of place. With 3,300 of skiable acres for all skier levels, Sunshine has three faces — Mount Standish, Goat’s Eye, and Lookout Mountain — that offer all the good things a skier who loves blue bird days looks for in a ski resort. Plus, … More Exploring Banff – Part I
Last fall, my husband, Todd, and I made the decision that we were going to add a ski adventure to our 2016 winter plans. Having recently relocated back to Fort Lauderdale from the San Francisco Bay Area, we had spent plenty of seasons skiing Lake Tahoe and were ready to do something different.
Montserrat, just outside of Barcelona, is named after the jagged rock formations that look like a serrated saw. Best way to get to the top is to take the aerial cable car. Montserrat is well known as the site of the Benedectine abbey, Santa Maria de Montserrat.
We took a guided tour to Priorat and had the opportunity to visit both sides of the winery spectrum: modern and traditional. Our stops included Ferrer Bobet, Clos Figueras, and Clos Dominic. Priorat is known for its black slate and quartz soil known as llicorella, which produces concentrated, full-bodied reds.