Penne 4 Your Thoughts

Penne Cole's thoughts on food, travel and more

Europe in the winter? Absolutely!

Yes, I know it’s March, and I really shouldn’t be extolling the virtues of winter travel in Europe now, when spring has arrived. But you know what? It just snowed … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Best travel destinations in Italy

Italy is one of my favourite travel destinations. It’s got a combination of great food, great sights, great people, and I have to emphasize this again – great food! If … Continue reading

September 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Best travel destinations in Europe

Paris: Top of the TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice List for Europe Looking for inspiration for your next European tour? TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice 2011 showcases the top 25 travel destinations in Europe … Continue reading

August 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Hotel review: Hotel Studio, Bordeaux, France

We didn’t really plan to spend much time in Bordeaux, France, which was perhaps our first mistake. Arguably the capital of France’s wine industry, Bordeaux is a picturesque town, full … Continue reading

March 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Vacationing in Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion was a welcome break from the frozen European cities we’d been visiting in the thick of winter. After Zermatt’s -20C, being this far South was quite heavenly. Although it … Continue reading

March 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

Boats at bay in the Heraklion port, Crete, Greece.

March 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

Legendary labyrinth of Knossos

My Greek Island holiday certainly wasn’t the typical idyllic sun, sea and surf experience. I went in the middle of winter so beach holidays were out of the question. Instead, … Continue reading

March 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

Pinpointing my favorite foodie city on my Europe trip is very hard to do, but San Sebastian, Spain ranks right among the top. Every morning is greeted with a fresh … Continue reading

February 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

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