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Art Deco Gems of South Beach Miami

Art Deco Gems of South Beach Miami

Miami Beach is notorious for its wild Spring Break parties but this was not the allure for me. It was, in fact, the Art Deco architecture hemming the Miami coastline that was behind my visit. Consequently, whilst my fellow dorm-mates were sleeping off the night before I was busy planning a walking tour around the Art […]

August 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
How To Avoid Food Culture Shock

How To Avoid Food Culture Shock

One of the best things about the modern world is the spread of cultures. You can easily find a dozen or more restaurants serving foreign food in any large city. Before a trip to Greece for instance, why not visit a local Greek restaurant to familiarize yourself with the cuisine? Make sure it’s as authentic as possible

July 28, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Finding A Notary Public When Traveling Abroad

Finding A Notary Public When Traveling Abroad

Many of us travel overseas, but when the need to have important paperwork completed comes, many of us are caught off guard.

July 25, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
12 Fascinating Sites To Visit In York, England

12 Fascinating Sites To Visit In York, England

In the city of York, with its colourful and fascinating history and wealth of attractions, it can be difficult to know what to visit first. A good place for art lovers to begin exploring York, is Tower Street, where both established and promising artists exhibit their work every six weeks.

July 21, 2011 | By | Reply More
Garlic Soup a New Orleans Classic

Garlic Soup a New Orleans Classic

We were staying at the Dauphine Orleans Hotel on Dauphine St. just across the street from the famous Bayona Restaurant. A leafy courtyard first attracted us as we strolled past; the adjacent old stone house had been converted into a restaurant. Only later did I realize that this was THE Bayona, one of the relative newcomers on a short list of five star places, tucked snugly and alphabetically after Antoine’s and Anraud’s and followed by the redoubtable Brennan’s.

July 18, 2011 | By | Reply More
Get Off The Beaten Path In Jamaica

Get Off The Beaten Path In Jamaica

Tired of the all-inclusive experience?.. Perhaps its time to embrace the real Jamaica. Many tourists catch flights to Jamaica only to spend their time on the island cocooned inside the confines of their all-inclusive complex. For those prepared to be a little braver and venture beyond the boundaries of their hotel, though, Jamaica, its people and its rich culture hold a host of hidden treasures for visitors.

July 13, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
5 Outragous Destinations for a Stag (Bachelor Party) Weekend

5 Outragous Destinations for a Stag (Bachelor Party) Weekend

If you’re planning a stag weekend (a.k.a bachelor party), you want it to be a once in a lifetime experience. Don’t bother following the crowd and visiting the same destinations, hitting up the same bars and beaches as all your friends have. You only get married once–so make your stag weekend unforgettable!

July 6, 2011 | By | Reply More
What To Do In Lisbon – Travelers’ Recommendations

What To Do In Lisbon – Travelers’ Recommendations

Lisbon is a great city for walking although there are some steep hills. We took a half day private guided walking tour around the central city, Baixa, and the old Moorish district, Alfama, with www.LisbonExplorer.com . Our guide was excellent, speaking perfect English and giving us a good orientation to the neighborhoods around our hotel along with a lot of insights not found in guidebooks.

July 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
Dream-Worthy Szechwan Shrimp

Dream-Worthy Szechwan Shrimp

Visiting Tokyo, I was still a bit startled when our host took us to a Chinese restaurant, where we had course after course of truly wonderful Chinese cuisine. The dish that kept me dreaming though, long after the suitcases had been stowed away back at home, was a slightly spicy shrimp that shone above the rest. It pursued me even as I pursued it, and although I couldn’t snag the recipe that day, I was confident if I was relentless enough, one day I would find it.

June 30, 2011 | By | Reply More