Dubai is a city that sprung up out of the desert seemingly overnight. This city has an incredible food scene, and now it has bean to bar chocolate and local coffee roasters to rival any in the world. That’s what I went to experience.
Thank you to John Couper, a colleague of mine who volunteered to share his experience as an expat in little-known Kyrgyzstan. From yurts, to horses, to felt, to camel’s milk, he creates vivid images of his first experiences in his new home.
I’ve noticed in recent years that what used to be dubbed “graffiti” is now being referred to as “street art.” During my travels throughout Europe in the last ten years, I’ve noticed an evolution in street art. The hurried graffiti of those trying to claim a territory as their own is being replaced by the creative and artistic musings of artists trying to make social and political statements that are open to interpretation.
I only spent three nights in Portugal’s second largest city, but this gave me enough time to accomplish two day trips from Porto that were high on my list. One of them involved wine tasting. …
Porto is Portugal’s second largest city and it has a lot more to offer than port wine. The architecture and unique regional cuisine make Porto a must-see city.
Day trips from Lisbon are easy and inexpensive. This is a guide to help you navigate your way to and around Sintra and Cascais, two great little towns less than 20 miles outside of Lisbon.
Lisbon, Portugal’s largest city, is delightfully charming with an endless supply of sights, traditions, and sangria.
I went to New York City for the first time in July of 2010, all by my lonesome. Usually I don’t mention the “solo female traveler” aspect of my travels. No offense to my fellow solo …