Williamsburg v. Kreuzberg: Part II

Williamsburg v. Kreuzberg: Part II

It’s time for the second round of the battle of the ‘bergs. (Or ‘burgs, depending on which city you’re supporting!). Last time, our GM Tony compared the amazing food in Williamsburg and Kreuzberg. Now, he’s talking street art. Nothing defines an up and coming trendy neighbourhood quite like street art. And I...

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Williamsburg v. Kreuzberg: Part I

Williamsburg v. Kreuzberg: Part I

Our GM Tony recently spent time in Brooklyn and Berlin, and is pitting two of its coolest neighbourhoods against each other. In the first part of the Williamsburg v. Kreuzberg shakedown, it’s all about the food. I was recently out visiting our amazing local experts around the globe and happily...

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Photo of the Week: Metro Art in LA

Photo of the Week: Metro Art in LA

And you thought exploring LA was all about driving! Check out this awesome piece of art at Hollywood and Vine metro station in Los Angeles – it might make you think again… We picked this picture for Photo of the Week because it screams cool urban vibes, which is just...

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Our Local Expert: Summer in Los Angeles

Our Local Expert: Summer in Los Angeles

To honour International Women’s Day on March 8th, we’re talking travel with some of our female guides around the world. Last, but by no means least, here is Summer in Los Angeles! What is your best travel memory? There are so many amazing memories and experiences, but the one to...

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Our Local Expert: Sandra in Houston

Our Local Expert: Sandra in Houston

For International Women’s Day on March 8th, we’re talking travel to some of our female guides around the world. Give it up for Sandra in Houston! What is your best travel memory? Seeing a tiny Roman bridge under a Welsh bridge. It put history into perspective! Why did you start...

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24 Hours in: LA (and on a budget, too!)

24 Hours in: LA (and on a budget, too!)

Los Angeles can be daunting to take on all in one day, even with a car, but here’s how you can make your visit count on just a little cash and a whole lotta adventure. If you arrive early morning, take the FlyAway Shuttle from LAX airport to Union Station...

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Things to do in: Annapolis

Things to do in: Annapolis

Looking to go off the beaten path in Annapolis? George and Judy at Annapolis Urban Adventures gave us the low-down on five of the best spots to visit in this historic harbour city. 5. Soap Suds Alley Soap Suds Alley got its quirky name many years ago because women, once finished doing...

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Food Friday: LA’s Hey That’s Amore

I’d always walked past this hole-in-the-wall Italian sandwich shop/pizzeria (what was it anyway?) in Los Angeles. I never stopped in because it looked a bit dumpy and limited on the menu, and I’d never had a chance to be enticed by the owner, like I did last week. “The Best...

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Photo of the Week: San Francisco’s Pier 39

Photo of the Week: San Francisco’s Pier 39

Pier 39 is a San Francisco icon, and even though there are a ton of tourists, they’re usually pretty outnumbered by the sea lions. One of the guys in San Francisco, Mark, took this great photo that shows just how many sea lions there are at Pier 39…beware the noise...

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Food Friday: Los Angeles’ Bottega Louie

Food Friday: Los Angeles’ Bottega Louie

Where in Los Angeles can you admire a 20-foot long glass case of perfectly poised, artistically arranged European-style pastries? Marvel at the colours, cremes, and delicate designs associated with French and Italian bakeries? Ruminate over the virtues and possibilities of purchasing a gargantuan pink gift box of gourmet goodies? Why,...

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