Vivian Farmer

After reading books about far off places as a child, Vivian was hooked on travel writing. She traveled during her college years and wrote about wine, oil painting and wild hogs. She's planning her next adventures and writing about anything and everything travel related.

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Tap into a great time in Florence

There are tap houses in Florence that provided, not beer, but wine. The concept of wine “alla spina” or on tap, is common in Italy. Bring your own bottle or box, choose a wine and...

Coffee is on the menu but there’s something even better at this Dallas java joint

Coffee menus can take some interpreting. There are the sizes, which Starbucks famously complicated, and the milk-to-espresso ratio, which is different by drink and coffee bar. Then there’s the ever-growing list of flavor options. A post...

Visit Waxhaw, N. Carolina for small town vibes

Waxhaw, North Carolina is a small town with a lot to offer. Named after a Native American tribe, this town has rich history that includes a president’s birthplace, ancient tribal lands, and a colonial trade...

How to keep a trip to Portland from breaking the bank

  Portland has been popular among twenty-somethings all over the country for years now. Ever since indie rock guitarist Carry Brownstein of Sleater-Kinney sold the idea of the hit show Portlandia, popularity for this Pacific Northwest...

Discover Italy’s lesser known regions

The first thing you need to know about Italy is that it's split into 20 distinct regions. Each region of Italy is unique. Italians treat each region like small foreign countries. The regions also encompass...

Beaches and more in sunny Clearwater

Spending one day at Clearwater Beach, Florida is absolute paradise. With it's famous beaches and breezy parks, you'll find something to do all day long. The beautiful thing about Clearwater is the proximity it offers,...

Top 5 Stops in Manila

  Check out what this bustling Philippine city has to offer In the Philippine city Manila, you can explore some great spots without a tour guide. Here are 5 attractions to check out in Manila. Rizal Park Formerly called...

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24 Hours in Puerto Vallarta

Collecting moments is one of the few things I hold close to my heart. Moments, however, get confused with the arrival. For me, it's everything...

San Antonio: Where History and Culture Meet

San Antonio is a city with a radiant atmosphere where the remains of an interesting past merge with the energy of an even more...

Top 5 Weird British Pubs

The pub is a British institution. You could go to any corner pub, but we found the most unique pubs you can visit in...

The Most Underrated Beach Towns in Panama

1. Aguadulce, Cocle Aguadulce is a quiet town in the interior of Panama. The people here primarily work in agriculture, sea salt production, and some...

Dubrovnik – Croatia’s hidden gem

A short drive from Cilipi Airport and you'll find yourself in a picturesque medieval town on the shores of the crystal blue Adriatic Sea. Welcome...