7 Superb Destinations to Ring in the New Year

    If you want to ring in 2011 in a memorable way, discover why these ten destinations reign supreme. Paris, France There are many ways to say Bonne Année! in the city of romance. If you want to be in the traditional heart of the party, the Champs-Élysées is the place where many Parisians and tourists […]

    Ride the Rocky Mountaineer Through Western Canada

    Last week we took you for a ride on the “Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes” UNESCO World Heritage Site – a.k.a Switzerland’s Glacier Express. The memorable train trip put us in one-track-mind mode, so to speak. As a result, this week we present a wonderful counterpoint to the notable trek through the […]

    10 Weird Architectural Marvels Around the World

    Fine architecture is perhaps one of the most important aspects of travel. At its best, architecture is an artistic expression unlike any other and as a result, can make a city feel wholly unique. With that in mind, here are 10 architectural marvels that truly stand apart.

    16 Noteworthy Things You Might Not Know About Minneapolis

    Disclaimer: I was born, raised and currently live in Minneapolis. After traveling and living abroad for four and a half years, visiting 40 countries, I returned to Minneapolis because I love this place. Forbes recently rated Minneapolis as America’s Most Relaxed City, which inspired me to write this fawning post. •    According to a survey […]

    South Australia’s Monarto Zoological Park

    Not far from Adelaide is a major South Australia wildlife sanctuary. The Monarto Zoological Park combines the concept of a zoo with areas of open, unspoilt wilderness. If you want a quasi-safari experience, Monarto Zoo is the perfect place.

    The Diverse Hotels and Attractions of Kyoto, Japan

    Kyoto is a unique city that blends multiple eras of Japanese history into one cosmopolitan collection of old and new.  On the surface it appears like any other large city, but exploring a little deeper opens up a whole new world. Golden Pavilion by daniel437 With such a collection of attractions, it should be no […]

    Ride the Glacier Express from St. Moritz to Zermatt

    There are a lot of memorable, extraordinary railway rides in the world and the Glacier Express has to rank as one of the best. The Swiss line between the pre-eminent ski resorts of St. Moritz and Zermatt offers panoramic views of the Alps and attracts hordes of tourists throughout the year. Equally gorgeous in summer […]

    5 Cool Winter Getaways in Slovakia

    Slovakia is rapidly becoming a top winter destination with its popular mountain resorts and breathtaking scenery. The Slovak Republic offers over 300 resorts to choose from, mostly located in national parks. Plenty of freeride zones, great snow conditions and good downhill runs make Slovakia the perfect winter destination for both amateurs and experts.