For those seeking history and culture amid a less-touristy city, Córdoba, Argentina, packs a punch. Known for its Spanish Colonial architecture, 17th-century churches and city-meets-rural atmosphere, Córdoba blends culture and nature for budget travelers.
Begin with breakfast at Mercado Norte, a local market open 7 a.m.–7 p.m., five days a week; 7 a.m.–2 p.m., Saturday, and closed Sunday. The market is conveniently located and offers locals goods, produce and fresh cuisine at a fair price.
Spend the day walking around, seeing the sights and enjoying the beautiful, old-world architecture. Take yourself on a day tour and explore the city by foot for free and stop at the many green areas. The local parks, including Park España, Plaza del Bicentario and Sarmiento Park are all free and within walking distance of Zoo Córdoba and Museo Emilio Caraffa.
Take in the arts and culture of the museum and stroll along the museum trails before heading to the Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba. This World Heritage site is open to the public every day, but Monday, and is also known as Museum in Alta Gracia.
The city is literally filled with free, or close-to-it, attractions all offering century-old history and important landmarks. Enjoy all the free fun you can, because you’re going to want to save your pennies for a night out.
Check out El Papagayo’s fine-dining experience with incredible dishes, only matched by the ambiance. Another option, Standard 69 offers a more casual aesthetic with fresh ingredients and local inspiration.
Among the world’s most coveted food capitals today, Macau (officially a Special Administrative Region of China) tops many a list. The 12-square-mile city is home to 19 Michelin-starred restaurants, nine Bib Gourmand and the world’s first fusion cuisine, and was recognized in 2017 as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy for its singular culinary scene, but its street food culture may be its most popular feature with in-the-know travelers. Here are five top street dishes to prowl for in Macau.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
Shrimp is a summer staple. Seafood in general is consumed more during the summer because many travelers make their way to coastal destinations, but shrimp is king. Shrimp is added to many dishes and served in different forms. All summer, people purchase pounds of shrimp and cook them however they desire to go along with their meal. Several different ways to prepare shrimp are highlighted here to expose travelers to the world of shrimp.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
The Toilo Toiletry Bag is marketed as the most functional toiletry bag ever. In fact, it’s the future of toiletry bags. With more than 20 features it’s billed as an all-in-one option for travelers and weekend warriors who need a sturdy bag for everyday use.