York, Pennsylvania: Guide to a Great Weekend

Last updated on March 21st, 2022 at 03:38 pmYork, Pennsylvania is just 92 miles north of Washington, DC. The city was founded in 1741 by settlers from Philadelphia and named after the British city of York. It lays claim to being the USA’s first capital, as the Continental Congress first drafted the Articles of Confederation…

An old steam train going through the trees with a red grill on the front

10 Great Things to Do in Milwaukee

Last updated on July 13th, 2021 at 07:32 pmBy Alex Kallimanis: 90 miles north of Chicago, Wisconsin’s largest city offers picturesque views of Lake Michigan and a hopping brew scene. Many German immigrants settled in Milwaukee in the mid 1800’s and the city reflects much of their influence. Milwaukee has been home to several of…

Tips for Visiting Vienna, Austria

Last updated on August 7th, 2022 at 06:40 pmBy Alex Kallimanis: Vienna consistently ranks ranks as one of the world’s best cities for quality of living. A wealth of opulent palaces, museums and famed patisseries make is a fantastic destination for travelers. We have visited Vienna several times, including during a Danube River Cruise with…

Belgian Beers: Trappist, Lambics and Small Breweries

Last updated on December 20th, 2022 at 04:50 pmWe’ve discovered a recent trend in the United States: Belgian inspired restaurants that sell little to no actual Belgian beers on their menu. We noticed this on recent visits to Duck Fat in Portland, Maine and Saus in Boston. Both restaurants have a quality selection of craft…