courtesy Tourism Vancouver
There’s a mosaic of heritages carried across the ocean like precious luggage. And a harbor hugging skyline of impressive glass buildings, a pioneer spirit. Toronto, Nerw York, Paris it is not — Big Corporate Money hasn't completely taken it over yet. Refreshing.
Ghosts walk briskly through the streets of London. Plaques honoring past residents — generals and playwrights, statesmen and scientists —festoon the walls of buildings where the greats and perhaps a few ingrates lived and worked and helped build, enrich or change a nation.
There’s also the sense that something new lurks. The next new scene. The next new club. The next new (-gulp-) restaurant?
Oxford, backdrop for beloved books, is a playground for readers.
Madrid, hip and cosmopolitan, has transformed itself into one of the most exciting destinations in Europe.
It wraps itself around you the moment you arrive: shocking tropical heat, and the flapping sounds of — palm leaves? mermaids? seagulls? models?
Uptown. Downtown. Pizza . Curry. Opening night. Art. Lights. Joy. Discovery. Madness. All yours in a New York minute.
Santa Monica Coastline PHOTO COURTESY SANTA MONICA CVB
Traveler figured he could write a bad script in his sleep. But to make this work he had to go out to L.A.
Independence Hall PHOTO by B. Krist for GPTMC
As New World cities go, Philadelphia is very, very old. You can see it as you walk and there ‘s a lot of walking to be done.
Hot Springs (Arkansas) is sexy. Unbelievably so. Put the blame on Nature.
Captain Kidd is said to have sailed the waters of the Thimble Islands in Long Island Sound and, legend has it, buried treasure on Money Island (hence its name).