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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Posted on July 13, 2016 by Eileen Cotter Wright in Travel
Let’s venture to Florida’s “Fun Coast,” full of sandy beaches, sunny skies and tons of endless summer activities to enjoy. One of the best towns that fully embraces an entertaining vibe is Daytona Beach. Cruise along with the top down, snack on fresh seafood and hit the beach in style.
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Posted on July 12, 2016 by Lavanya Sunkara in Travel
The shining capital of New South Wales is the largest and most diverse city in Australia. From the spectacular beaches to the stunning Opera House, there’s natural and manmade beauty all around. But there’s so much more to this urban paradise: happening nightlife, eclectic cuisine, and friendly people that make your trip worthwhile. The best part is you can travel everywhere by public transportation. Here’s a weekend guide to Sydney to help you plan your next getaway.
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Posted on July 11, 2016 by Milou van Roon in Travel
When traveling to the Big Apple for the first time, chances are that you’re to do list looks something like: DO ALL THE THINGS. No joke: New York holds hundreds of sights to see, museums to explore and activities to do. A lot of these attractions cost an entrance fee of some sort, which can end up making your trip quite expensive. But lucky for you, New York offers discounts and deals everywhere, especially for tourists. Many tourists end up getting the New York CityPASS, but is this the best option for you? Let’s weigh the pros and cons.
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Posted on July 08, 2016 by Cheryl Rodewig in Travel
North Carolina’s largest city is eclectic. Charlotte serves up old-fashioned Southern charm alongside postmodern art. It has extreme thrills and extreme luxury. If you’re looking for your next getaway, the Queen City has something for every taste — from romance to adventure to family fun.
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