Posted on July 25, 2016 by Scott Josephson in Travel
Once a haven for industrial and artistic giants, Pittsburgh is in the midst of a resurgence. Home to storied sports teams and one of the world’s most beloved condiments, this underrated Pennsylvania city is bursting with creative genius as it continues its metamorphosis from the Age of Steel to Silicon. Here are five hotels for any budget to provide the perfect abode as you explore this trendy town this August.
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Posted on July 22, 2016 by Cheryl Rodewig in Travel
On a recent trip to Charlotte, North Carolina, travel writer Cheryl Rodewig stayed at the Wingate by Wyndham Charlotte Airport South hotel. Here’s her take on the experience.
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Posted on July 21, 2016 by David Duran in Travel
As a travel writer, and someone who travels full time, visiting places all over the globe, a day doesn’t go by where I’m not asked, “What’s your favorite place you’ve been?” Most realize immediately, after seeing the expression on my face, that I am not going to be able to answer that question, mostly because, I’d have to break it down into categories and then sub-categories, until I was able to at least list out 10 destinations, due to the fact that I’ve enjoyed so many places during my travels, and narrowing it down to one, would be impossible. I’m also asked often to recommend places to visit, and that list can be exhausting, because again, there are too many amazing places to list off. So, what I thought might be fun would be to recommend three places that one would never expect me to recommend, and I’ll state my case for each one, starting with one so obvious that you might think my credibility is on the line, but trust me on this one, as well as the other two – I wouldn’t steer you wrong.
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Posted on July 20, 2016 by Eileen Cotter Wright in Travel
Mystery swirls through the streets of Morocco at every corner. From the sweeping desert plains to the vibrant harbor towns, there’s a diverse and fascinating atmosphere to explore as a curious traveler. One of the more interesting spots to experience first-hand is Marrakesh – a city full of food, trade, history and beauty.
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Posted on July 19, 2016 by Milou van Roon in Travel
Dramatic geology, towering trees and expansive views are just some of the astounding features of the most beautiful hiking destinations in the United States. From routes through the desert in Utah, to pathways balancing on rocky ledges overlooking the Grand Canyon, these hiking destinations practically demand that hikers carry a camera. Whether you prefer a brisk walk, a casual saunter, a stroll, a trudge or a canter — here are our choices for the best spots to employ your walking shoes.
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Posted on July 18, 2016 by David Duran in Travel
During a recent trip to Cincinnati, travel writer David Duran stayed at the Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel. Here’s his take on the experience.
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Posted on July 15, 2016 by David Duran in Travel
What comes to mind when you think of Houston, Texas? What might come as a surprise is just how distinctly unique the Texas City is when compared to its fellow neighboring cities in the Lone Star state. Some might go as far as to say that Houston is a bit quirky, out of the box, or unlike the reputation that might precede it. Houston is most definitely a hustling and bustling major city, but it’s also a really fun city, something that might be unknown to those who haven’t spent much time there, so next time you are in town, spend a little time discovering some really cool things that make Houston, well…Houston.
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Posted on July 14, 2016 by Lavanya Sunkara in Travel
The vast, sandy stretches of the Great South Bay, the rocky beaches of the North Shore, and the cool wines of the North Fork await you this summer on Long Island. When the temperatures rise and you feel the need to escape from the crowds of Time Square, take comfort that respite is just a train ride away. The Hamptons are lovely, but so are a dozen other destinations where you can discover serenity. Here are 10 outdoor activities to help you beat the heat.
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