I have a confession: I’m a food junkie and I’m never going to change. No matter where I travel, there’s no such thing as leaving a place without checking out where the locals shop. If I’m buying gifts, some of the best ones can be found in local markets.
Any travelers who enjoy train travel at all owe it to themselves to ride The Canadian at least once in their life. Do it sooner rather than later, as the very favorable exchange rate (about 75 US cents buys one Canadian dollar) makes everything north of the border considerably more affordable.
In our Western-centered world, New Year’s Day has come and gone. But, for millions of others, Chinese New Year Day is celebrated, this year, on January 28th, in numerous countries such as Korea, Vietnam, and many other Asian countries that have Chinese heritage or follow the lunar calendar. This coming year is the year of the rooster.
Walking home to our apartment while exploring Venice, we share a wave through the window with the owner of Baba, our local osteria. Leaving for a day of sightseeing, a cup of my favorite pistachio gelato awaits me despite the early hour. At the Bar Dugole, we relax after a day of sightseeing and order […]
Whether you’re a skier (or a snowboarder) or not, consider heading to a ski resort if you want to join in an all-out New Year’s Eve celebration. Skiing is such a competitive business that resorts have to pull out all the stops to attract people during the Christmas to New Year’s holiday week. These ski resort new year activities often includes extravagant parties, fantastic entertainers, fun child-focused activities, and spectacular fireworks each New Year’s Eve.