Once seen a postindustrial city on the decline, Toledo, Ohio has recently undergone a metamorphosis, transforming into one of the most dynamic places in the Midwest.  The unexpected and surprising city has gone by many nicknames throughout the years. The best known are the Glass City, thanks to Toledo’s history of glass production, and Frogtown,
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Tavola Villa A destination known for its five-star resorts, Fiji has drawn some of the biggest names in hospitality – from Sofitel to Shangri-La. And while each offers its own take on luxury, from private beaches to butler service, guests who prefer the charm of independent accommodations have fewer options.  Tavola Villa is an exception.
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From the medieval tenements, vennels and wynds of the Old Town to the elegance and grace of the Georgian New Town, Edinburgh thoroughly deserves its reputation as one of the most beautiful and fascinating cities in the world. Built on a human scale and easily navigated, Edinburgh readily gives up its secrets but has more
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Travelers wondering what it’s like to visit Thailand now may be interested to know the country is “allowing almost everything” again. That’s according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the governmental entity responsible for promoting tourism to the country. Masks are no longer required, and the country’s color-coded system — which placed limits that
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Renowned champagne producer Charles Heidsieck has just announced the return of its most historic cuvée—Champagne Charlie—to celebrate the bicentennial of its founder, Charles-Camille Heidsieck. In 1852 the then 30-year-old became the first owner of a champagne House to visit the United States and is largely credited for America’s subsequent champagne boom, earning himself the nickname
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Québec City has an up-close-and-personal vibe to it, giving it the feel of a big village more than a grand metropolis. The city’s small-scale transport options reflect this mentality. Weather plays a role in how locals navigate the city. In summer, the hilly streets and abundance of staircases make for good exercise. In winter, when
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Baekjeong Korean Barbecue, Michael Chon’s successful Korean barbecue concept that has caught on throughout Southern California with its evocation of the iconic Korean night market, is planning to open a branch in Seattle (Lynwood) this summer and another in San Jose, California this Fall. The name Baekjeong, which has the playful tagline “We Meat Again,”
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Located in a former sushi spot, Shmoné is the newest restaurant created by Chef Shani, who has opened over 40 hot-spots across the globe. Starting with the seafood-focused Oceanus in his hometown of Jerusalem more than 30 years ago, Shani continues to emphasize local ingredients, contemporary Israeli cuisine and a super fun vibe. Like many
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