Author Archives: Karen

About Karen

I travel the back roads of New England and beyond, sharing great food and interesting places.

Wellnesshotel Jagdhof, Where You Can Enjoy A Sense Of Peace

Wellnesshotel Jagdhof, a hotel where you can soak up the beauty of the nearby countryside, take life a little slower and enjoy a sense of real peace. On the far side of Germany from the famous Black Forest lies the lesser … Continue reading

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Salzburg’s Best Spa Resort, Genussdorf Gmachl

Whether you plan to visit Salzburg or the nearby hills from the opening scenes in the Sound of Music, Hotel Genussdorf Gmachl, is the perfect base for exploring this storied region of Austria with its mountains, lakes and pristine small … Continue reading

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Hotel Post Lermoos, A Beautiful Tyrolean Resort

The Tyrolean village of Lermoos may be small in size but its views are grand as it lies at the foot of the Zugspitz mountain. Within the village, Hotel Post Lermoos which is rated one of the Best Alpine Wellness Hotels in Austria, … Continue reading

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Hotel RIVA, On The Shore Of Lake Constance

Hotel RIVA, is an elegant boutique hotel  located in the foothills of the Alps on the shore of beautiful Lake Constance, whose waters are shared by three countries, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. ** When staying at the boutique 5-star luxury Hotel … Continue reading

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Kaysersberg, One Of The Most Beautiful Villages In France

Kaysersberg, has been designated as one of the “most beautiful villages in France”. The timeless charm of this small Alsatian village of cobbled streets, half-timbered buildings and remnants of a medieval castle perched on the hillside should not be missed … Continue reading

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Bareiss, One Of Europe’s Best Hotels

Bareiss, one of Europe’s best hotels, is situated in the beautiful Black Forest countryside that inspired the Grimm Brother’s Fairytales. Located in Baiersbronn-Mitteltal, the area is surrounded by a rolling landscape of farms and small villages at the edge of a … Continue reading

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BollAnts Hotel In The Rhineland-Palatinate Region Of Germany

BollAnts, a spa hotel in Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany, has a motto “relax, reflect, rejuvenate“. A three day stay at BollAnts, a top rated spa hotel in the Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany, was just what my husband and I needed … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Appetizer Bites, Gluten Free And Low Carb

Smoked Salmon Appetizer Bites, gluten free and low carb, are much healthier than a lot of appetizers you see at cocktail parties. Crisp cucumbers slices are topped with a smear of Boursin garlic & fine herbs cheese, smoked salmon, capers … Continue reading

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European Road Trip Planning Tips

If a European Road Trip is on your bucket list, these planning tips will make your holiday especially memorable. I’ve planned and gone on road trips throughout Italy, France, Germany, Austria and Switzerland for years and thought I’d share the … Continue reading

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Chicken Marsala

A classic Italian American dish, Chicken Marsala, is quick and easy to prepare. Served with pasta or mashed potatoes, this delicious meal is sure to please your family and friends. Chicken Marsala is quick and easy to prepare so there … Continue reading

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