Experience a big-city hotel stay that doesn’t feel like your typical urban visit at Chicago’s Claridge House, nestled in the sought-after Gold Coast neighborhood. The hotel’s sophisticated décor and serene residential ambience foster the atmosphere of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a busy metropolis.
Take a walk through Atlanta's bustling streets, and you may notice tiny doors cemented into underpass tunnels, along with old buildings, and on the Atlanta Beltline. Often depicting whimsical themes or colors, resident artist Karen Anderson Singer sculpts these quirky seven-inch doors. The visual artist wanted to create conversational street art that respected and reflected the neighborhood. Today, she works by invitation from area neighborhoods and institutions looking to bring her tiny art to their walls.
Flying around Europe is known for being just as, if not more ,affordable than other methods of transit, such as the train, but some of Europe’s low-cost airlines caught bad reputations for being constantly delayed, canceled, operated on poor-quality aircraft or guilty of nickel-and-diming passengers so they end up paying just as much as they would for a flight on a major airline.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
Situated on the waterfront in St. Petersburg, Florida, the Salvador Dali Museum houses the most extensive collection of Dali paintings outside of Europe. It may seem odd this highly specialized artist's museum exists in a city known for its year-round sunshine and beachfront tourism. But it was the city's love of Dali that brought his collection to the area.