New Orleans Food You Have to Eat

New Orleans is an iconic American city, with a culinary scene to rival any competitor. Founded in 1718 by French colonists, New Orleans was previously the capital of French Louisiana before the United States acquired it through the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. New Orleans is famous for its Creole cuisine, unique dialect, distinct music and…

Green street car in the streets on New Orleans with tall buildings

Hotel de la Bretonnerie in Paris Marais

A treasure trove of elegant highlights make Paris one the world’s most romantic cities. The City of Light earns its nickname for its role in the enlightenment as well as being one of the world’s first cities to adorn its grand boulevards with street lamps. The Marais district of Paris is one of the best…

cozy lounge with books and couches at Hotel de la Bretonnerie in the Marais district of Paris

Seven Springs: Fun for a Couples Getaway!

Seven Springs Mountain Resort is a great all-season resort located in Champion, Pennsylvania. An ideal vacation destination for couples and families, it just over an hour southeast of Pittsburgh and about a 3.5 drive from Washington, DC. The resort offers a variety of on-site activities like skiing, golf, bowling, rock climbing, zip-lining, an alpine slide,…

Slopes with snow and blue skies

Venice, Italy: Tips to Have a Great Experience

By Alex Kallimanis: Venice is one of the world’s most romantic destinations. Centuries of allure have drawn many world class comparisons. Amsterdam is often called “the Venice of the North,” and Mykonos has “Little Venice.” Venice has influenced other destinations with its beauty and through conquest during past generations. Venice was one of the world’s…

Italian man enjoying a spritz on the cana

Great Things to do in Florence, Italy

By Alex Kallimanis: Florence was the birthplace of the Renaissance. Magnificent examples of Italian Gothic architecture were erected with the financial assistance of powerful Florentine families like the Medici’s. When you visit Florence today you can see why artists like Michelangelo were inspired by the city. Wander through the art-lined streets and take in the…

Close up of Michelangelo's David