Lancaster Valley is home to the oldest Amish community

Lancaster Valley is home to the oldest Amish community

Nestled in the buccolic countryside, Lancaster Valley, just 90 miles beyond Philadelphia, is known for its beautiful hills, winding roads and picturesque farms and homesteads. It’s also known for its crafts, thanks to being home to the oldest and largest Amish community in the world. The Amish are unique for...

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The NYC bike shop that’s also a chilled-out hangout

The NYC bike shop that’s also a chilled-out hangout

At a table by the window on a sun-drenched corner in Industry City, Brooklyn, I’m sitting with Manuel Mainardi, originally from Milan, Italy, and founder of Maglia Rosa NYC. It’s early on a Thursday afternoon, and it occurs to me that we’re doing exactly what he has hoped people will...

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Every mural in San Francisco’s Mission tells a story

Every mural in San Francisco’s Mission tells a story

Stepping into the Mission District instantly feels like stepping into the heart of San Francisco. I get an immediate sense that this is the engine room that keeps this city progressive, unique and vibrant. Mexican grocery stores pump out empanadas, brightly coloured murals decorate laneways and buildings, and a distinct...

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A veterans’ guide to touring Washington DC

A veterans’ guide to touring Washington DC

We all know that Washington DC is a treasure trove of tourism with amazing museums and memorials on every block. Choosing what to hit and what to skip can be stressful and can lead to feeling like you’re missing out on what makes this city special. This is especially the...

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The complete guide to: New York City travel

The complete guide to: New York City travel

New York City is an experience unlike any other. Whether you’re here for a few nights or a couple weeks, we want you to have the Best. Trip. Ever. in the city! With hundreds of options to choose from in terms of cafés, restaurants, bars, shopping, museums, art galleries, concerts,...

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7 unofficial rules you need to know about Washington, DC

7 unofficial rules you need to know about Washington, DC

Every city has a set of unspoken rules you need to follow. These aren’t laws and they may not even have anything to do with etiquette — but they have everything to do with fitting in like a local. Here are the seven things you need to know if you...

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The complete guide to: San Francisco travel

The complete guide to: San Francisco travel

The iconic City by the Bay has so much to offer visitors: friendly locals, fascinating counterculture history, top-notch dining, the world’s most famous prison, cutting-edge tech and some of the country’s most illustrious architecture — San Francisco Bridge, anyone? Get the lowdown on all things SF from a local who...

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The guide to getting around Denver

The guide to getting around Denver

Denver is a very walkable city if you stay within Denver proper; however, a lot of the city’s scene lies on the outskirts of the axis. Not to worry though, there are multiple options for scoot-scooting from neighbourhood to neighbourhood, to enjoy the best of what Denver has to offer....

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The complete guide to: Toronto travel

The complete guide to: Toronto travel

If you’re travelling to Canada’s biggest city and are in need of some help to plan your trip, read on! Our local Toronto tour guides have the lowdown on everything you need to know, from how to get around town, to the best sites to see, to what movies to...

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Best cities for showing your Pride

Best cities for showing your Pride

There are some cities that just know how to do Pride right. We’re talking going far beyond hanging a few rainbow flags in windows, and instead throwing the biggest, baddest parties to celebrate who you are — from sexual orientation to gender to race to age. Because while Pride started...

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