Travel & Recreation

Saxony’s Sweethearts

Leipzig is hot. It’s Saxony’s fastest-growing city (Germany’s too). And that’s par for the course. Talk about creativity, from art to music to social reform. Where else can you enjoy an orchestral performance in the […]

Sleepless in Seattle

Now I know why folks are sleepless in Seattle. It’s the coffee. Starbucks was launched here and boasts shops on nearly every corner. Folks line up at the original location at Pike Place Market as […]

2017 Pride Weekend What To Do

Pride Weekend is here and here is a sampling of what you can do, see, hear, and experience. Events are happening in both Twin Cities, so you can be sure to find fun things to do […]

In the Land of Vlad the Bad

Well, that’s my politically correct nickname for the Romanian bigshot who founded the country’s present capital, Bucharest, in the 15th century. He went on to rule from his Transylvanian castle, where he earned the even […]

Upwardly Mobile

Welcome to the home of Mardi Gras, held in Louisiana’s capitol city. No, not that town. Borders and rulers have changed, and Mobile now belongs to Alabama. Founded by French settlers in 1702, a year […]

ASAPtown: Why a Trip to the Tip of Cape Cod is a Must

By Mike Marcotte Provincetown, Massachusetts holds a pivotal part in America’s history. It was there that pilgrims made their first landing (yep, not Plymouth) back in 1620. In the 20th century, it served as a […]

Pride Isn’t Over Until the Europeans Say It Is!

by Eric Poole In most U.S. cities, Pride is celebrated in June to commemorate the Stonewall riots that sparked the modern gay pride movement. But in Europe, the dates vary widely over the summer, from […]

How To Score The Cheapest Airfares For Your Vacation

By Eric Poole Brand G Vacations In past years, with oil at $100 a barrel, airfares were akin to a prostate exam: it felt like someone was violating you, and under highly unflattering lighting. But in […]

O Winnipeg

“How was dinner last night? Did you enjoy the theater?” This is not your BFF asking, it’s the hotel staff, following up with “Another coffee to go?” You know all about Minnesota Nice. This is […]

The Insane Travel Benefits From Premium Credit Cards

  by Eric Poole I would never pay $450 for an American Express Platinum card just to look like an A-Gay. My self-worth isn’t linked to a piece of plastic. Well, unless it’s an all-access […]

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