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Fredericksburg – Texas Heart, German Soul

Arriving in Fredericksburg, there are two things that immediately stand out: first, Main Street’s extreme width - designed to enable a turning circumference for a team of oxen pulling a wagon, and second, the p...
Bauhaus

Germany Celebrates 100 Years of Bauhaus

A new way of thinking about art, architecture, craftsmanship, education and society In 1919, architect Walter Gropius founded the Bauhaus school of design, in Weimar. Born out of the arts and crafts movement, ...

Live the High Life at the High Line Hotel

High Line Hotel Located in New York’s Chelsea district, the High Line Hotel is an oasis of charm and grace in the city that never sleeps. The hotel’s 60 rooms and suites are thoughtfully decorated with beauti...
The Queens of Egypt

The Queens of Egypt visit Montreal

Statue of the goddess Sekhmet GranodioriteThebes, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, reign of Amenhotep III (1390–1353 BCE)Credit: © Museo Egizio, Turin The Queens of Egypt, a wonderful immersive exhibit, is making...
Nashville

Music City – Nashville, Tennessee

Like a musical Mecca, a trip to Nashville is a pilgrimage for music fans. Nashville’s most famous honky tonk - Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge. Photo: Julie Kalan Found on the Cumberland River, in the center of Te...
Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo: a seafarer’s coastal city

Saint-Malo The Saint-Malo city flag flies proudly from the roof of the 15th century castle keep Perched upon a granite out crop, where the mouth of the Rance River meets La Manche (the English Channel), si...
San Antonio

December in San Antonio – TexMex Holidays

Festivals, events and fun fill up San Antonio’s calendar each December. Here’s a look at some of the holiday highlights… La Tamalada Comadre Gloria Solis and her husband guide the Tamal making workshop at...