Welcome to Springfield, Missouri.

Springfield, Missouri. It's the state's third largest city, set in the foothills of the Ozarks and has the distinction of the being the birthplace of Route 66. Its roots on the American frontier left Springfield with a unique blend of farmland... Read More →

Sign Me Up Santa Fe

If I were to ever have a love affair with a city it would be Santa Fe. It is an artistic center with a long and vivid history. The city has deep native American roots whom had built villages. Born to Spanish colonists in Mexico, Don Juan de Oñate was the ... Read More →

City Guide for a Flâneur: Portland

Portland is a gem in the west, a familiar hipster haven with an affection for the outdoors. Artisanal crafts, coffee and cocktails enliven the quadrant city, all to the rhythm of the entrepreneurial flow which emboldens such creativity and ambition. ... Read More →

City Guide for a Flâneur: San Francisco

It's an east coast meets west coast, European city on the Pacific with an eternal springtime, it's a port town with a rich, yet comparatively recent history. Each neighborhood carries with it a distinctive architecture and ... Read More →

A Guide to San Francisco’s Most Hipster Hood

In the central valley of San Francisco there lies a land where there are no hills. It has a deep history of immigrants staking claim in the area since it was settled by Spanish explorers and its latest arrival are hipsters and strollers in a speedy fashion. The area of “The Mission”... Read More →

Find Your Stomping Ground in Nashville

Nashville, Tennessee is the second largest producer of music in the U.S. after New York. The city lives and breathes the blues and rock 'n roll jams alongside indie pop and folk at frequented coffeeshops, bars and burger joints. Appreciation for artistry permeates and the chatter of rising and hustling musical stars echoes like the acting culture in L.A. or real estate in New York. Native Nashvillians are a welcoming bunch, proud of their city and lovers... Read More →

24 Hours: Minneapolis

With 24 hours in Minneapolis, here is how we made the most of our stay to this hip northern metropolis on the Mississippi River. We started our day at Modern Times,... Read More →

Reykjavík Cool and the Suðurland

This summer Andrew and I took advantage of Iceland Air's free stopover program and enjoyed a four day layover in Iceland to spend 36 hours in Reykjavík and the rest of our journey in Suðurland, Iceland's southern coastline. We arrived to the airport in Keflavik, about 30 minutes from Reykjavík ... Read More →

A Warm Welcome in Amsterdam

I welcomed 2015 in Amsterdam for a Dec-Jan holiday, a city that's sprawls with beautiful brick buildings and interspersed canals. Charming living rooms visible to passersby, inviting cafés and pubs to sip fresh mint teas, craft beers and tasty menus. The city is walkable, bikeable, tram-able and taxis abound.... Read More →