Author: Cathleen McCarthy

Honolulu: Surf’s Up and the Livin’ is Easy

Honolulu is buzzing over the remake of Hawaii Five-0, the van driver tells me on the way from the airport. Unlike Lost, which was shot in the tropical wilderness of Oahu, this series is being filmed in the city itself.…

Vancouver: Olympic Park After the Games

Sustainability was the name of the Games this year. Among other things, that means plenty of fun for visitors after athletes and crowds depart. Here’s a peek at what you’ll find in Vancouver – and other venues from this year’s Winter Olympics – after the games are over.

Review: Bicycle Diaries

In his new book, Bicycle Diaries, David Byrne, formerly of the Talking Heads, takes us on a ride around the world, from Manhattan to Istanbul. But don’t expect a run-of-the-mill travelogue from a guy who has been known to perform in a tutu.