international travel Tag Archive

Meet the Michelin Men of the Black Forest

Visit a remote region of Germany renowned for its culinary pedigree and explore what it takes to earn Michelin’s stellar accolades. Published since 1900, the Michelin Guide is...

Visiting Denmark? This Beautiful City Is Just a Bridge Away

It’s weird to say, but if you’re ever in Copenhagen, Denmark, try to take time to cross the Öresund Bridge to visit Mälmo, Sweden. The two countries are joined...

There Are Many "Chinatowns," but Singapore Chinatown Stands Apart

If you’re going to Singapore and want to feel like you’re actually in Asia and not Manhattan, New York or downtown Los Angeles head to Chinatown. It is a great place...

What Makes Rio So Hot? Water Polo Olympians

Most of us purchase Olympics tickets as much as a year in advance through a very convoluted lottery process. You register your preferences and within a few weeks, the Olympic...

Rules Are Made to Be Broken at the Olympics in Rio

Before my flight to Rio de Janeiro, every news outlet was practically shouting to the thousands of tourists visiting to witness the Olympic Games this dire warning: DO NOT GET IN...

Multiple Cultures Come Together in Seville

I was driving from Malaga to Portugal when I decided to stop into Seville for a few hours to see what I expected would be a quaint town. Imagine my surprise....

The Border Beautiful: Welcome to Niagara Falls

It’s been a site for daredevils and wedding couples, but now take a closer look at where both Canadians and Americans come to marvel....

Songdo: City of the Future

It’s no sci-fi movie set: Half a world away, visionary designers have built the metropolis we once could only imagine....

Aruba, Jamaica . . . No, Wait: Just Aruba.

The island of Aruba, located roughly 18 miles off the coast of Venezuela, offers a beautiful setting for a destination wedding....

Lourdes Welcomes Art Lovers and Devoted Pilgrims Alike

There isn’t another place on Earth like Lourdes, France. For the deeply religious, it’s a pilgrimage; for the rest of us, it’s a repository of singular art...

Want the Most Scenic Selfie? Try Banff National Park

There’s a reason why I’ve visited Alberta’s Banff National Park more times than I can recall – and it’s all about taking in the majestic views and...

Australia's Margaret River is Paradise Found

It’s quite likely you’ve never heard of Margaret River. If you have, chances are a.) You’re Australian b.) You’re a wine aficionado, or c.) You’re a surfer....