Not everyone likes L.A., but there’s one section where the people-watching makes it worth it: Venice Beach. The freak show on the pedestrian strip is worth the trip; you don’t need another reason to go. It’s where everyone loose in L.A. winds up.
Bangkok’s Metal Castle (Loha Prasat) is a unique (yes, really) sight in a city otherwise full of similar temples & few must-sees. You’ve never seen anything like it, and you might have the place to yourself.
Visiting Malta is like ordering a small, unknown appetizer and lucking out with an amazing dish. Their wine helps, and here I explain exactly why Malta is a good dish.
The resort town of Taormina is Sicily’s most popular destination. Worthy of a visit? Even though it’s a resort town? I hit the town and the beach, spending way too much money, to find out.
In Palermo, Sicily, the Taverna Azzurra dive bar has a split personality. Go in the day and then in the evening and you’ll find very different places, both utterly worth it.
The internet is lousy full of really bad advice for travelers about dining etiquette around the world. They will tell you the most irreverent dictums. Let’s debunk some things that no, you’re not doing wrong.
Snapping travel photos is how many people are introduced to photography. Here are several things I learned about this field the hard way, from traveling.
Wasn’t your idea, but you’re on a cruise and you find it’s not your thing. How to cope? Check out how to survive a cruise ship when you don’t like cruising.
A photo essay of Mongkok, Hong Kong’s seriously intense district, where the food, the markets, the socializing, and the dancing happen on the streets.
A walk in Mongkok, Hong Kong’s seriously intense district, will show you all sides of an urban experience. Markets, malls, food, and street life-all there for the taking.
Find out why Ljubljana is a pleasant, pretty city, a great place to hang, for a day or two. And that’s about it. Its appeals are architecture and atmosphere, food and wine, not sights.
Toronto, Canada is not a city known for its sights, or for much of anything. Its appeal comes from the varied multicultural neighborhoods. Let’s explore a few.