Charleston, SC, Part 2: Charleston’s Food Scene—from Lowcountry to Haute Cuisine

Interior of Cypress restaurant (Credit: Bill Rockwell)

This is Part 2 in Dave Zuchowski’s three-part series on Charleston, South Carolina—voted the best city in the U.S. and Canada in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards for the second year in a row. Check out Part 1 here, and tune in for Part 3 next Friday. For all its tourist-worthy attractions, gas-lit, cobblestone […]

Charleston, SC, Part 1: Charleston Gets Top Vote for Best City—Again

Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards issue

This is Part 1 in Dave Zuchowski’s three-part series on Charleston, South Carolina—voted the best city in the U.S. and Canada in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards for the second year in a row. Check out Part 2 here, and tune in for Part 3 next Friday. Lucky Charleston! Maybe make that magnetic, alluring Charleston. The South […]

An Adventure Odyssey Through the Canadian Heartland, Part 1

Canadian Museum for Human Rights (Photo credit: Bill Rockwell)

This is the second installment in Dave Zuchowski’s series on discovering Canada’s lesser-known provinces by car. For more on the road less traveled, check out Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5. In all my years traveling the globe, it’s been my fortune to visit and/or write about nearly every major Canadian city. From St. […]

Guided Tours for Foodies in Columbus, Ohio

Tour Guides Bethia Woolf and Andy Dehus Near Their Van

by Dave Zuchowski British transplant, Bethia Woolf, an avid eater and foodie, has a background in teaching geography, which may explain why she loves to travel. In her wanderings, she’s never hesitated to try different ethnic foods and has put her knowledge to good use in the creation of food tours of Columbus. After spending […]

Experiencing a Mystical Mayan Ritual

Temazcal at Westin Resort, Cancun (Photo by Bill Rockwell)

By Dave Zuchowski: In my travels, I’ve come across the Native American sweat lodge ritual at far flung places like Jamestown, Virginia and New Mexico. But I recently encountered one of the most elaborate of them all in Cancun where I learned about the temazcal ritual at the Westin Resort and Spa. Native Americans from Alaska […]