The Top 25 Hotels in Northern California

Northern California offers some of the country’s most charming chateaus, lodges, inns and hotels. We’ve compiled a list of 25 of our favorites, from historic, high-end hotels to tiny, tucked-away abodes.

The Top 25 Restaurants in Northern California

One of the best ways to experience California’s vibrant culinary scene is on a cycling tour: work up an appetite for fresh, artisanal foods and sip fine wines while touring local vineyards. We've compiled a list of our favorite restaurants in Northern California.


Only in Italy: Culinary Gems of the Old World

With its rich food heritage, Italy is a culinary treasure trove and a true foodie’s playground. Forget what you know about spaghetti and meatballs, and whet your appetite with seven culinary gems that can only be found in Italy.

Bike-Powered Inventions: Power to the Pedal!

From toddlers on tricycles to paperboys on their route, bicycle school buses in Holland, and e-bike vacations in Tuscany and beyond, bikes have become our most trusted mode of transport. Aside from being an eco-friendly way to get around, cycling is gathering…

The Best Festivals in France + Holland

We’ve compiled the definitive list of the best festivals in France + Holland  to align with your next adventure and help you guide your travel planning. From some of the biggest sporting events in the world to celebrations of music…

Epic Unknown Cols to Put on Your Bucket List

For thousands of years, intrepid spirits have crossed the Pyrenees, Alps, and Dolomites—from Hannibal with his mighty elephant herd to the campaigns of Charlemagne and the humble treks undertaken by medieval pilgrims. Today, you’ll see spandex in place of chainmail…

History of the Bicycle: Evolution of the Bike Over 200 Years

This May, in celebration of National Bike Month, we’re commemorating the major role that bicycles have played in history. The League of American Bicyclists established Bike Month in 1956 and today it is recognized across the country with events and group rides. Whether…

11 Festivals in Czech Republic + Austria

From delectable celebrations surrounding dumplings to a cultural fête for daffodils, these festivals will immerse you more deeply into the rich European culture for an incredibly authentic and memorable vacation.

Travel Advisors Take Napa + Sonoma With DuVine

At DuVine, our friendships are everything to us. They’re the backbone of the DuVine experience no matter where we go in the world: from Lina and the cooking class she hosts in her Tuscan home to Catherine and Joe, owners…