Sail, Sip and Savor Beijing, China

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert From its culture to its cuisine, the bounties of Beijing beckon. One of the greatest ancient capitals, it is home to some of the finest remnants of China’s imperial past. Welcome to the land of exotic mystery where dynasties, temples, tombs and tea houses prevail.  Its history is alluring…

Sail, Sip and Savor the New Year!

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert December 31st, New Year’s Eve is the time to celebrate with a song, a kiss, a toast,  a special dish, a wish, a cheer. And January 1, New Year’s Day is a time of hope, promise and renewal. Now, as we embark on the New Year 2013,…