Detroit. Motor City. Home of Motown and maligned for urban blight. But underneath the stereotypes is a vibrant, thriving city full of warm people.
My 31st state: New Mexico. The destination? Albuquerque. A whirlwind weekend trip, purchased on a whim, with an itinerary determined on arrival. Read ahead for sopapillas, cacti, and nuclear weapons!
How does one do Hong Kong in two and a half days? Simple. Eat well, hike it off, do some shopping, and see some friends. Hong Kong remains one of my favorite cities in the world for gastronomic pleasures and for ease of walking.
An eternal city of seven hills, love, and pasta. Oh, the pasta. Rome is a foodie’s paradise and a historian’s dream wrapped in beautiful packaging and served up on a marble platter. Take the time to appreciate the Italian capital.
Cinque Terre is well known for its colorful homes and the region proudly boasts of pesto, focaccia, and seafood. Come see what else makes it magical.
There are many delightful cities in the world to visit and not many rise to the top of that list. Amsterdam does.
What you’ll find, beyond the bicycles and cheese and canals is a laidback urban capital that is easy to traverse and even easier to love.
Chocolate. Beer. Fries. Pleasantness to spare. Sound like heaven?
Almost. it’s Belgium. Specifically the Belgian capital of Brussels and the charming town of Bruges. Ideal for a couple but great for a small group, these two cities epitomize what European vacations should be.