Best Place Vacation Blog

Houston: The Excitement is Palpable!

The Texas-shaped 530 foot long lazy river pool 110 feet up, at the new Marriott Marquis hotel in Houston. Visit Houston photo. Houston, Texas is abuzz with their new World Champion Astros–Plus a lot...

10 Gifts for Flamingo Fans

Spruce up your space or get a leg up on your holiday shopping with these fabulous flamingo gifts. Coming in at just under a foot tall, this battery-operated 3D light-up flamingo makes perfect party...

Italy: Learning to Cook Slowly in Umbria

Overview of Il Fontanaro Organic Farm in Umbria, Italy. Ron Elledge photos. Slow Cooking School, Possibly My Best Day Ever! By Ron Elledge Meet the Players Pici Pasta prepared in our slow cooking class...

Albania’s Remote Northern Mountain Region

The amazing view from the top of the ridge, looking back toward Valbone? Valley. Changes and Tradition in Northern Albania: Saved while hitchhiking By Michal Kranz Uneasy first impressions Pedestrians on Kole? Idromeno Street...