Death Valley: Stars, Star Wars & Strange Sybaritics

  There may be much to say about a 3.3 million-acre national park harboring destinations with names like “Badwater” and “Devil’s Golf Course”. But such natural oases of frontier life are rare these days and have much to offer to those adventurous enough to leave the safety of neon and traffic and travel to where […]

Louvre Abu Dhabi: Finding Art in the Gulf

In a kind of “move over Mona” moment the Louvre Abu Dhabi opened with much fanfare this week to put Abu Dhabi on the world cultural map and put focus on artistic treasures that extend far beyond the bounds of Mona Lisa’s mysterious smile.


Shopping Trips: Stay and Pay at these Iconic Hubs

With the holiday season just around the corner, seven fabulous shopping destinations around the globe can turn Christmas shopping into the perfect vacation. Suggestions by Booking.com offer ways to quell shopping addictions while solving holiday gift needs with some very tempting and immersive shopping destinations.


Halloween 2017: Who’s Got Ghosts?

If there is anything America loves on Halloween it’s a good ghost story – and better yet, a good ghost. While sightings are not always guaranteed, Halloween 2017 offers plenty of scary places where ghosts may or may not show up on the night they are purported to be most active. What these places do […]


Gay L.A.: Best Spots for LGBTQ

  Los Angeles has long been a magnet for gay and lesbian dreamers seeking fortune and bliss in Southern California climes. But the movie industry town churned by leading men clutching their leading ladies tight around Barbie Doll waste lines required certain secrecy where sex preferences were concerned.