Stuff Your Stocking at NYC’s Best Holiday Markets

When it comes to celebrating the festive season, no one does the job quite like New York City. Buildings are trussed up like presents and 10 story trees are lit up in every park and square. One thing New York shares with some of the best cities the world over is it’s love for a […]

Visit Santa’s (Not So) Secret Village in Finland!

Pssst. We found him. Santa himself. He lives in the Lappish wilderness of Finland at the Arctic Circle in a gorgeous village. Best of all, he has an amusement park boasting reindeer sleigh rides, gold panning (Lapland’s soil is enriched with gold), underground caves, an elf toy factory, and other rather eclectic holiday adventures. It […]

The 10 Best Cocktail Bars and Speakeasies in L.A.

Dreams are made here, as well as really good cocktails. Cocktail culture has always been part of Hollywood, not just since the recent craft cocktail renaissance. Los Angeles has famous old lounges where writers like F. Scott Fitzgerald, Raymond Chandler and Charles Bukowski sipped along with the gorgeous stars of the golden age of cinema. […]

Most Chic Getaways for the Winter Holidays

If the cold weather and snow will induce deep sleep and bad mood, these 14 dream destinations in the United States and Europe will awaken the fashionista in you between the luxury accommodations, celebrity sightings, and perfect views.   Starting with Europe, let’s take a look at some of the most attractive destinations:   ITALY […]

Where to Spend Thanksgiving If You’re New to NYC

The beauty of NYC, America’s melting pot, is that people migrate here for the opportunity to work and to build a life. So much of the population of Manhattan is people from elsewhere, be it a Midwesterner who moved here for college, or someone from another country making a better life for themselves. During the time […]

New York Wine Experience: Highlights From The 35th Edition

From the 22nd to the 24th of October, at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, the New York Wine Experience took place. This event is an immersive celebration of wine sponsored by Wine Spectator – the most prominent online resource on wine, founded in 1996. The tickets for the 2015 Experience were completely sold out, […]

Choose Verona to Spend a Day of Traveling

If you have a whole day or a weekend off, a limited budget and you love traveling, Veneto is the right choice. Better yet, choose Verona, a city known from Shakespeare’s tragedy Romeo and Juliet. A lesser known fact about Verona is that it’s a site of UNESCO world heritage, thanks to its architecture and […]

Halloween in Italy vs. America

Fall is in full swing: the air is getting crisper, days become shorter, nights become longer, and we are getting ready for hibernation by putting on our fuzzy socks and downloading all of our favorite Halloween themed movies. Well, we in the US, that is. Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in America meriting […]