It’s Time Again: Carnaval in Rio!

February 17, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Nicolas de Camaret Rio de Janeiro's greatest and most famous festival is unquestionably one of the world's, as well, an over-the-top extravaganza of samba schools parading their raucous music, dancing, and extravagant floats and costumes...Leer más

Love ‘La La Land’? You’ll Love Its Los Angeles Locations, Too

February 7, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Lionsgate Just when you thought that Hollywood’s musicals from its golden era were deep-sixed and buried six feet under, here comes La La Land, starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, which recently swept the Golden Globes (with a record ...Leer más

Artsy Wynwood – Miami’s Hottest ‘Hood

February 3, 2017 - Sin comentarios

It seems that one of the badges of any hip metropolis in the world these days is the gritty but vibrant arts district, breathing new and creative life into once depressed and/or decrepit areas and evolving into a gentrified hipster neighbourhood. In ...Leer más

Guanajuato, Mexico’s Foremost Colonial Gem?

January 24, 2017 - Sin comentarios

· A reknowned historical legacy ✓ · A wealth of  cultural offerings ✓ · An ambiance that defines an era  ✓ And as someone who has lived and travelled in Mexico for years, I can safely say that this UNESCO World Heritage city of ...Leer más

It’s the 12th Day of Christmas! So What Was All That About?

January 6, 2017 - Sin comentarios

image | Xavier Romero-Frias From a religious standpoint, the Christmas season actually ends today on the Feast of Epiphany (also known in Hispanic countries as Three Kings Day). During this past holiday season you no doubt heard more than your sha...Leer más

3 of Hollywood’s Coolest Celebrity Cemeteries

December 28, 2016 - 1 comentario

photo | Sean Russell MGM Studios’ motto during its heyday was “more stars than there are in heaven”. That studio and that heyday are long gone, of course, but you can still go say hello to those stars of the golden age of Hollywood - plus ...Leer más

The Amazing Musical Heritage of Georgia, USA

November 29, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo | Lee Howard The USA's "Peach State" can also boast a fruitful musical heritage which has made an invaluable cultural contribution to this country and the world, ranging from groundbreaking blues and soul to hip-hop and Southern rock. And ...Leer más

16 U.S. Presidential Libraries & Museums

November 8, 2016 - Sin comentarios

image | U.S. Federal Government As the USA's citizens finish electing their 45th head of state today, it’s worth noting that given the outsize world influence of this country’s chief executive, travellers seeking insights into both U.S. a...Leer más

5 of the USA’s Best Destinations for Halloween

October 31, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo | gpointstudio In few countries are the goings on of All Hallow’s Eve such a big deal as in the United States, with various cities large and small pulling out all the stops in their public celebrations. Yes, the kids have their door-to-do...Leer más

Tasty Southern-Fried Architecture in Charleston, South Carolina

October 21, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo | Sean Pavone Several (but by no means all) of the 13 British colonies which eventually became the United States of America boast cities with historic old quarters that feel like time capsules of their colonial origins – Philadelphia and ...Leer más

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