Best Place Vacation Blog

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...

Bulgaria: A Sublime Trail in Apriltsi

Every region in Bulgaria has its own costumes – white and black with red skirt are typical for Apriltsi. Poetry in green – the eco-trail near Apriltsi By Radoslav Raikov There are places that...

Parma Italy: Ham, Cheese, and Speed

Aged ham in Parma. Tab Hauser In Parma, tasting the unique ham and famous cheese, as well as Ferrari’s Museum By Tab Hauser Passion for food and cars runs deep in the Parma region...