7 Reasons to Take a Trip to San Antonio, TX

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San Antonio is well on the way to becoming one of the next mega tourist hubs for millenial’s. Austin has been stealing the spotlight for too long and the River City is re-staking its claim by offering unique experiences found only here.  Of course, historic elements like The Alamo and River Walk are still main attractions. […]

Cleveland, Ohio- It’s Not Just the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

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  When you hear Cleveland, Ohio rust belt and rock and roll first come to mind, but there is more to this city than music and metal. Multi-million dollar redevelopment projects and new business is playing a key role in the revitalization of a city once rusted over in an economic downturn. Energy and city […]

San Antonio Dining Scene Booms: Q&A With Chef Steve McHugh

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Steve McHugh, owner of CURED in San Antonio Texas, is at the forefront of the inventive dining boom in the city. He not only brings a vision to cooking that makes him stand out from the crowd but has fought one of the toughest battles- to cancer. Which is one of the plays to the name. “It […]

10 Reasons to Visit Roanoke, Virginia in Virginia’s Blue Ridge

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Tune into new kinds of adventure with a trip to Roanoke, Virginia, an outdoors focused city that sits on the world famous Blue Ridge Parkway and Appalachian Trail. Find easy access to backcountry hiking, international cuisine and an up and coming downtown.  And in nearby spots like Botetourt County and Smith Mountain Lake- turn up […]

Q&A With Chef Johnny Hernandez of El Machito

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When eating in San Antonio dozens of restaurants are certain to pull you in. It’s a city that has stayed on top of both innovate cuisine while still keeping culinary traditions untouched. El Machito, a Johnny Hernandez concept, is a perfect example. We chat with the chef himself who grew up in the industry and […]

10 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville, Virginia  

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Charlottesville, Virginia is where it’s at—and not just because it’s the birthplace of American wine. Sure, the winemaking tradition is still flowing strong with dozens of wineries spread along lush landscape and others that are owned by celebrities like Dave Matthews and Donald Trump. On top of that, find an energetic little town packed with […]

10 Reasons to Visit Lake Charles, Louisiana

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  Find Louisiana’s most prized characteristics in the city of Lake Charles in the southern part of the state. Rich ecosystems crawling with gators, deep history, festive Cajun culture and twisting oak trees spilling into the streets are only the start to the landscape. Nicknamed the “Festival Capital of Louisiana,” the city throws a party […]

10 Reasons to Visit Door County Wisconsin

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When a place is nicknamed Cherry Land USA, I am so there. Stretching across the peninsula north of Green Bay, Door County, Wisconsin is home to more than 2,000 acres of cherry orchards that annually produce up to 14 million pounds of the good stuff— sounds like heaven to me. Another big draw is the […]

Lions and Tigers and Lakes– Oh MI: 10 Reasons to Visit Ann Arbor

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Ann Arbor is to Detroit what the Hamptons are to New York City—an escape from the city grime and daily grind. Hugging the banks of the Huron River, Ann Arbor is less than an hour drive from Detroit, yet the tree-lined streets of this college town might as well be in California for the lack […]

Q&A Inn on Ferry Street in Detroit, MI

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In case you forgot that Detroit used to be prosperous, a stay at the Inn on Ferry Street will remind you. The inn consists of four Victorian mansions and two carriage houses. The inn has been elaborately renovated true to its original style, with stunning carved-wood banisters, Victorian turrets, and grand fireplaces. We chat with […]