Celebrating Airport Design

Sophisticated.  Elegant.  Exciting.  No one who has flown commercial airlines lately would use those words to describe his or her experience. But in the 1950s and 1960s, air travel was the zenith of glamour.  And nowhere was that more apparent than in the new airports built during the era. Designed to evoke a space-age, futuristic […]

Philadelphia: Aw, Shucks, Oysters & More

Some like it raw. That’s the attraction at Philadelphia’s Oyster House, where you can sling back a Manhattan, slurp down a Cape May salt oyster, and watch shuckers at work. Sam Mink, 35, has transformed his father’s landmark restaurant, Sansom Street Oyster House, stripping the walls and updating the menu. A third generation restaurateur, Mink […]

In the Footsteps of Eat Pray Love: Writers on Italy, India, Indonesia

With the mega best-seller Eat Pray Love hitting the big screen, The City Traveler asked its correspondents to share their memories of exploring the countries that forever changed the life of author Elizabeth Gilbert. Here are snippets from their journeys to Italy (“Eat”), India (“Pray”) and Indonesia (“Love”). Photographer Donna Connor also shares her evocative […]