Iberia with Insight, Part 1: 24 Hours in Lisbon, Portugal

Our Lady of Bethlehem, in Lisbon

This is the first in a three-part series about Cynthia Cunniff’s tour through Portugal and Southern Spain with Insight Vacations. Check out the second story, on Évora, Portugal, here. Cynthia, on Insight Vacations: “My trip through Iberia can planned on your own, but I highly advise looking into Insight Vacations if you want to take the biggest, most […]

15 Reasons to Stay in Long Beach When Visiting Southern California

Aquarium of the Pacific

Approximately 22 miles south of downtown Los Angeles, Long Beach, CA has spent a lot of time in LA’s shadow—but it has a whole lot to offer in its own right. Here are 15 reasons to stay in Long Beach—instead of LA proper—on your next visit to the area: 1. Long Beach has its own airport and is […]

Travel App of the Week: GrubHub

GrubHub

When you travel, wouldn’t you like to be able to immediately know which places offer takeout and deliver—and when? If yes, then download GrubHub on Android or iOS or log on to GrubHub.com to find approximately 30,000 takeout restaurants and menus in more than 700 U.S. cities and London—all of which you can order from without ever picking […]

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

Curt Montgomery making pecan pralines at River Street Sweets (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 […]

What and where to eat in Israel: Top 20 tips

Lahmacun-Dan-Gourmet-Cooking-School

On a five-day Taste of Israel tour organized by Stand With Us, I visited local restaurants, bustling food markets and participated in cooking classes that connected me to some of the people and mouth-watering foods of Israel. Since I’m still progressing from what used to be a picky palate, I was surprised to find that I enjoyed […]

The surrealist’s Mexico City

Aztec guys outside Templo Mayor Museum

French writer and poet André Breton was a master of expression. He was also the founder of surrealism, a “revolutionary movement” bent on uniting the unconscious and observable realms, and so his talents bore particular agility in the presence of the colorful, the raw, the animated—the surreal. In 1936, on a France-commissioned visit to Mexico […]

Teen Travel: Cheap Chow

Crepes in Bath

Wake up and get going—that’s the mentality I had throughout my whole trip. See this, experience that, but what about the meals that I actually needed to fuel me for my adventures? Eating on vacation is tricky in many different ways whether it’s eating well or even making time the time to do so. Really […]

VIDEO: India’s Ancient Spice Route to Modern Day Chefs

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Video written & produced by: Michaela Guzy | Lensed & edited by: Zac Osgood | Production & writing assistance: Jordan Jones Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com, Michaela Guzy, takes us on a culinary journey through Kerala and Karnataka, two lesser-known Indian states. Her journey begins following the footsteps of Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama, who founded the […]