Chicago’s Architectural Foundation River Cruise

After the Great Fire of 1871, Chicago was practically a “blank canvas” for prominent architects to showcase their artistry and designs. A new method of building taller buildings gave birth to the “skyscraper”.

Run/Walk/Bike Routes from Chicago’s Navy Pier

Navy Pier is an excellent midway point to explore Chicago’s shoreline. To the north is an expanse of public beach leading to Lincoln Park, and to the south spectacular architecture, parks and museums.

How Did The World’s 50 Best Restaurants List Measure Up?

Much of our travel has been based on on the Worlds 50 Best Restaurants list; Copenhagen, New York, Mexico City, Spain, and later this year, Bangkok. It appears that there might be a little

Penang Food Tour

From, A Taste of Penang: Small Group Tour was one of the best ways to get to know Georgetown, and taste the most iconic dishes!

Our First Real Hawker Experience in Penang

Our first night in Penang, and we are so excited to step out to try the food! If there was ever a place where a person could sample food from around the world, it’s

Asian Honeymoon/Birthday Trip Is On! Part 1

"If we're going to spend 2 weeks somewhere, why don't we just go to Asia?" And so our Honeymoon trip has been recreated as Part 1: Birthday trip.

Sunday Brunch at Commander’s Palace

The philosophy of the Commander's Palace is that every day is a reason to celebrate! So take a seat, enjoy the balloons and celebrate your special day!

Hidden Gem: Watson’s Lake

Watson's Lake is one of those hidden gems that Arizonians keep to themselves. And I don't blame them. The landscape and colors are breathtaking, and every angle is somehow magical.

Hotel Spotlight: Valley Ho

The 1950s were a time of Hollywood hipsters, drive-in theaters, and rock’n’roll. But where did Hollywood go to escape from the bright lights and flashing cameras? Even before Scottsdale had a downtown

Daily Escape: Punta Cana

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