Best known as home to Germany’s oldest university, founded in 1386, Heidelberg has many other historic attractions. Chief among them is its Castle, perched on a hillside and overlooking the Neckar River Valley. A partially destroyed medieval fortress, it’s touted as Germany’s largest, most picturesque ruin. Open for tours and accessible by a modern funicular […]
Home to the University of Michigan, this city of 114,000 residents offers an abundance of high caliber museums and galleries.
Scottsdale offers more than 50 resort and day spas, but its Sonoran Desert setting has been thought of as an oasis of well-being ever since Native American tribes began using the desert clay and botanicals for therapeutic and restorative powers. Desert themes run strong throughout all of the city’s attractions – from art and […]
In picturesque Galway, one boutique hotel holds its own with shocking pink accents and fanciful details, courtesy of a real “fascinator,” milliner Philip Treacey.
After the Alamo and the Riverwalk, head for the hills. In San Antonio’s Hill Country some two dozen wineries await.
Just south of Mobile, a food scene is exploding.
“I live on the island,” my tour guide says to me. Seeing skyscrapers all around, I think my mind was playing tricks, but indeed, from the local perspective, ‘the island’ is how les citoyens de Montreal identify with the boot-shaped city of 1.5 million, surrounded by the waters of the St. Lawrence and the lesser ‘back’ […]
Knoxville’s ever expanding culinary scene — especially in its downtown — is making the city a go-to spot for foodies, not just college football fanatics.