North America

Golden City Brewery

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Golden, Colorado’s Second Largest Brewery

Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains just outside of Denver lies Golden, Colorado. Since the 1970s, most people have associated Golden with Coors, since the mega-brewery not only calls the town home, but also markets itself using the majestic backdrop of the Rockies in most of its advertising, which is kind of a shame.… Continue Reading →

Coachella Valley Brewing Co

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Quench Your Thirst at this Desert Brewery

This might be stating the obvious but…the desert is hot. Really hot. And it doesn’t matter if you’re sitting poolside at the Desert Riviera, swanning around Palm Springs, or hiking to the top of Mt. Ryan in Joshua Tree, whatever you’re doing, you’re going to work up a thirst – and we think the best way to slake it is with a brew from Coachella Valley Brewing Company.… Continue Reading →

Desert Riviera Hotel

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A Magical Mid-Century Modern Hotel in Palm Springs

The first thing we noticed about the Desert Riviera Hotel was that we didn’t notice anything; it looks so unassuming from the outside, a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it sign, high green hedge walls and a tiny notch of a parking lot.

But those hedges are hiding a slice of paradise – a cerulean pool straight out of a Hockney surrounded by chaise lounge chairs and shaded by palm trees.… Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday Yosemite!

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150 years of natural beauty

On June 30, 1864, President Lincoln signed a land grant to protect the Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove. It was the first time the United States set aside land to preserve its majestic beauty for future generations.

Here are some of our favorite photos of the Yosemite Valley from our recent trip to the park.… Continue Reading →

LHotel Montreal

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A boutique hotel filled with pop art in Old Montreal

One of the first things you notice about Montreal is the art. Sculptures dot public squares and guard the entrances to banks and museums alike: the brand new Le Soleil rises above the steps of the Musee des Beaux Art and Female Landscape adorns Ville-Marie Square.Continue Reading →

Places to Stay in Minneapolis

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Minneapolis is one of America’s most bike-friendly cities. Stay near one of its many bike paths to explore the city on two wheels.… Continue Reading →

Restaurants and Cafes in Minneapolis

Bay Scallop Tacos at Sea Salt Craft beer is putting Minneapolis on the beer lover's map and food ranging from fried fish to designer doughnuts will keep you well fed, day or night.

Things to do in Minnepolis

Gold Medal Flour World-class art museums and the Flour Tower provide fun for the whole family, while lakes and parks bring the Northwoods within the city limits.

Photos from Portland

Japanese garden Portland Explore the beauties of Portland, the Columbia River Gorge, Astoria and Multnomah Falls.

Day Trips from Portland

Columbia River Gorge Portland is surrounded on all sides by bold natural beauty. If you visit, be sure to get out of town and explore a little bit. You won't be disappointed!