Texas may not be the first place you think of for high-quality wine from the US. But you’d be missing out. These seven wineries in the Texas Hill Country offer remarkable scenery and award-winning wines.
Some Greek islands are known for their beauty—the blue domes of Santorini and the white-washed buildings of Mykonos are the things dream are made of. But we had no immediate associations with Crete. Would visiting Crete be worth it?
“Prepare yourselves for merriment!” The voice of the man in knee-high boots and a wide-brimmed crimson hat boomed as we entered the castle walls. Right from the beginning, it was clear this was no ordinary place.
In the 1960s, Lyndon B. Johnson spent nearly one-quarter of his presidency at the Texas White House in Stonewall, Texas. Now, the house and the surrounding area have been turned into national and state parks — a combination of a working farm and group of historical sites.