If your summer plans include a family trip to the New York Botanical Gardens or Bronx Zoo, take a detour to Arthur Avenue before heading home or back to your hotel. Insiders consider it the real “Little Italy”. Authentic or not, the food was delicious and it’s a worthwhile detour if you’re visiting attractions in the Bronx. Continue reading
I had no idea what to expect when I climbed the stairs to the pedestrian walkway leading to the entrance to Disney Springs.
And I’m glad I didn’t. Continue reading
Looking for the punchline? So was I. A prior trip to a Munich sauna involved lots of naked Germans. I was neither relaxed nor renewed. So I approached my visit to a Canadian spa with caution.
Robin Williams put it best, as he so often did, “Spring is nature’s way of saying ‘Let’s party!’” And, spring break vacations are the ultimate kickoff for seasonal fun.
Or so people tell me. Continue reading
I subscribe to the “When in Rome…” approach to travel. Why go to Memphis if you’re not going to eat BBQ and sample late night blues, right? So, when planning a trip to Scotland, I included an Edinburgh scotch tasting in my itinerary. Guided by an expert whisky ambassador, I learned about Scotland’s national drink at The Balmoral Hotel.