Posts Categorized: Travel
Take the Road Less Traveled to These 5 Lesser Known Italian Cities hero image
Posted on August 22, 2016 by Milou van Roon in Travel
Italy is a well-traversed country. Unlike less-trodden Croatia or Turkey, visitors from all over the world descend upon the boot in search of an authentic taste of its Renaissance art, gothic architecture, and of course, homegrown specialties.
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10 Stylish Carry-Ons to Not Leave Home Without As You Travel the World hero image
Posted on August 19, 2016 by Rana Good in Travel
Packing for a trip can be a drag, but it’s a lot more enjoyable when you’re putting your belongings into a beautiful, functional piece of luggage. Aside from aesthetics, a well-designed carry-on can help you arrive at your destination with your clothes and sanity intact. Here are 10 carry-ons that look great and are a pleasure to use.
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Hotel Review: Portsmouth Marriott Hotel, Portsmouth, England hero image
Posted on August 17, 2016 by Eileen Cotter Wright in Travel
On a recent trip to Portsmouth, England, travel writer Eileen Cotter Wright stayed at the Portsmouth Marriott Hotel. Here’s her take on the experience.
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8 Reasons Fort Worth is Our Favorite Family Destination This Year hero image
Posted on August 15, 2016 by David Duran in Travel
Some of us might only know of Fort Worth because it’s attached to Dallas via their shared airport, but the smaller city, living somewhat in the shadow of Dallas, actually has a lot going on for itself, especially when it comes to family travel. Being that it’s relatively next door to Dallas, it’s worth checking out next time you are in the area and are searching for something different, and or a break from the big city. Don’t get us wrong, Fort Worth is not a tiny town by any means, and it’s transformed over the last decade, making it a go to destination for Texans and neighboring states, but now more than ever it’s ready to welcome visitors from all over, especially those coming with young ones.
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4 NYC Boat Bars and Restaurants to Try Before Summer is Over hero image
Posted on August 12, 2016 by Rana Good in Travel
There’s a reason why many New Yorkers flee the city on weekends during the summer. It’s hot, congested, and at times, let’s be honest, kind of smelly. Whereas other big cities around the world offer respite in the form of lakes or beaches, unless you’re in Southern Brooklyn you’re not exactly close to any swim spots. However what NYC lacks in places to take a dip it makes up for in places to drink on the water. Here are four boat bars, docked and freestanding where you can have a waterfront cocktail or two.
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7 Destinations in France That Aren’t Paris (They’re Better!) hero image
Posted on August 10, 2016 by Eileen Cotter Wright in Travel
France often emits dreams of Eiffel Tower admiring, baguette eating and strolling along the River Seine. If travelers only limit their adventures to Paris though, they miss a whole beautiful country offering incredible landscapes, cuisine and history that would otherwise be missed. From snowy mountain peaks and rolling green hills to charming cobblestone villages and miles of sandy beaches, tons of French hotspots lie only a few hours outside the capital city, waiting to be discovered.
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How to Spend A Long Weekend in Guanacaste, Costa Rica hero image
Posted on August 08, 2016 by Rana Good in Travel
Think a long weekend is too short to travel to Central America? Not so. Even from the East Coast you can be in Costa Rica in just four to five hours. Even better since you’re flying west you’re also going back in time — a morning flight can have you poolside by early afternoon.
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The Perfect Pittsburgh Foodie Weekend hero image
Posted on August 05, 2016 by Julie Tulba in Travel
Pittsburgh is no longer the place where all that’s available is your vast array of fried, greasy foods and of course the ubiquitous Primanti sandwich. No, in recent times Pittsburgh has become the city that’s being heralded by countless national publications including Bon Appetit which named Pittsburgh as the “next big food town” in 2014. Not to mention, numerous chefs in the Steel City are James Beard nominees making it quite the epicurean destination. Here’s how to spend the perfect foodie weekend in one of America’s most revitalized cities.
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