Experience The Essence of Europe in the Heart of Healdsburg

Healdsburg, CA offers a charming and sophisticated way for travelers to enjoy European-inspired experiences in the heart of Northern California’s Wine Country.

Small Ship Cruise Lines are Now Relaunching their Fleets to the Seas, Rivers and Canals

Small Ship Cruise Lines are Now Relaunching their Fleets to the Seas, Rivers, and Canals Featuring: AmaWaterways, Barge Lady Cruises, UnCruise Adventures, Viking, and Windstar Cruises. Many small fleets of these boutique sea and river passenger cruise lines have been happily released to sail the waters again.

USA Today 10Best Wine Readers’ Choice Awards 2021

It’s Back! The Readers’ Choice Awards from USA Today 10Best competition in the wine category! Vote from the top twenty in each category – you get the chance to choose your very favorite from a selection of 20 nominees – Best Tasting Room, Best Wine Tour Company, Best Wine Regions, Best Wine Festival, Best Wine Club, Best Winery Restaurant, Best Wine Country Hotel, Best Winery Tour!

Rafting and Hiking Adventures in the Grand Canyon and Moab Utah

Western River Expeditions – Summer has arrived and it is hiking season. Time to get out the hiking poles, the binoculars, the camera, and a yummy selection of trip hiking munchies and set out to explore some of the most beautiful terrain in the west.

Visit Willamette Valley – The Majestic Oregon Wine Trail

If you are planning to visit Oregon Wine Country, the Willamette Valley Wine Region is one to surely put on your list. The Willamette Valley has over two-thirds of Oregon’s Vineyards and is now home to over 700 wineries and vineyards.

Julia Child’s Boeuf Bourguignon

Julia Child’s Boeuf Bourguignon

Mastering the Art of Cooking One of Julia Child’s Most Famous Dishes!
Movies and cooking! I decided to prepare the famed recipe Boeuf Bourguignon from the movie Julie and Julia, inspired by Julia Child’s iconic cookbook – “Mastering the Art of French Cooking”.

Tying the Knot In the Napa Valley

Tying the Knot In the Napa Valley

Weddings in the Napa Valley. Over 90-percent of the wedding ceremonies performed in the Napa Valley are brides and grooms from all over the world. No wonder it is such big business. Weddings in the Napa Valley range from small elopement style weddings to large celebrity style galas; from a La Carte to all-inclusive; from the small pocket-book to money is no object. Big or intimate, your perfect dream wedding awaits in world-class Napa Valley.

Our Travels Getting Home During the Rising Global Pandemic – CoronaVirus Covid-19

Our Travels Getting Home During the Rising Global Pandemic – CoronaVirus Covid-19

It is incredible how much the world around you can change in just a matter of a few weeks with the Coronavirus (Covid-19) continuously exploding throughout the world, from country to country and city to city. We recently returned home to Napa Valley safe and sound after a bit of a travel whirlwind traveling back from Dubai, with a short layover in Rome, and finally six days in England.

Coronavirus and Travel Being Prepared and Being Smart

Coronavirus and Travel Being Prepared and Being Smart

How to travel safely during these media accelerated uncertain times. One of the many points we took into consideration was how to travel safely during the coronavirus outbreak around the world. What preparations and precautions should we take knowing that much of our travel was going to be by air travel with a variety of flights going into Dubai, then to Rome, then to Catania and then to London via Rome to fly home to San Francisco Airport?

Hi, I'm Dynie!

Greetings and Welcome to NapaFoodGalTravels! My name is Dynie and I am merely a “Wanderous” gal who just loves to travel and happens to live amongst the breathtaking rolling vineyards of the lush Napa Valley. The rest of the time I am in constant search of new sights, new sounds, and new flavors in this amazing world we live in. I welcome you to join me on my journey as I venture to the next spot on my list of Dynie’s Delicious Destinations. Thanks for stopping by! See you again soon! Cheers and Happy Travels!

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