The Hotel Giraffe offers a sleek, sophisticated lodging experience in Manhattan. This boutique hotel is in an amazing neighborhood filled with great restaurants and is centrally located to explore the city. Quite simply, The Hotel Giraffe is our new favorite hotel in New York City.
Despite the tenements and squalor of New York in the early 1900s, a beautiful culture flourished in the slums of the Lower East Side. When we lived in New York City, this area south of Houston and east of Broadway was a bit of a mystery to us, so when we had the opportunity to take a Lower East Side walking tour, we jumped at the chance.
Standing in the middle of the plaza that used to hold two tremendous towers, the sound you hear above all others is rushing water. It was meant to be that way.
The Hotel Elysee offers French country charm in the heart of New York City – a hit with business executives and theater goers. This was the perfect location for a romantic weekend getaway in Manhattan.
Exploring the food and the culture of Little Italy and Chinatown on a walking New York food tour. This is the story of immigration and gastronomy.
Exploring voodoo and history on a New Orleans cemetery tour walking through St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. This City of the Dead is deeply steeped in history.
Inside Chef Point Cafe, we were greeted with a space that is very clearly part gas station, part restaurant. According to the owners, they weren’t able to get a loan for a restaurant, but they could get one for a gas station, so this is what they came up with.
One way we get the most out of our travels is through long weekend getaways. Living on the East Coast, there are dozens of destinations within a few hours of our home.
Instead of dying at the ax of the guillotine, what would the world be like if Marie Antoinette had escaped France and moved to rural …
In Pennsylvania, two sites are almost sacred to their loyal followers. Beer drinkers consider the Yuengling Brewery to be a temple to all that is just in this world. And followers of the unusual are in love with the abandoned town of Centralia, Pennsylvania.