How to spend 72 hours in Las Vegas

Mayuri is the founder of ToSomePlaceNew, which covers European destinations and cultural travel. A history graduate and an MBA by qualification, she found her true calling in digging a city’s past and discovering their unique nuances. She is based in Canada, and travels with her husband.  Heading to the Sin City? This efficient, jam-packed...

6 best US National Parks to visit in the winter

Michelle runs The Wandering Queen, a travel blog to help fellow women adventurers travel the globe. A Texan-Panamanian based out of Seattle, she loves to wander around both the United States and the world. She is an expert on all things hiking, backpacking, national parks, and camping.  When the days start to get cold...

Why every New Yorker should visit the 9/11 Memorial

Woman standing at the entrance of the 9/11 Museum and Memorial
September 11, 2001 was a particularly tragic day for the United States. But for the citizens of New York, the events of the day have reshaped the city’s landscape in profound ways. In an unprecedented terrorist attack, 2,977 New Yorkers lost their lives. Roughly another 6,000 were injured. And one of the city’s most iconic landmarks, the...

5 things you didn’t know about the Empire State Building

Could you guess how many TV shows and movies the Empire State Building has been featured in? Since King Kong first scaled the gleaming skyscraper in 1933, the icon of New York has been featured on film a whopping 250 times. While it’s one of the city’s most recognizable sights, there’s plenty you might not know about...

10 Best Weekend Getaways from NYC

With something for everyone, you might think there’s never a reason to leave New York City. But beyond the Big Apple, you’ll find plenty of incredible destinations in the northeast of the United States. Whether you are looking for a place to relax and unwind, would like to refresh your history knowledge, or get wowed by the...

6 ways to stargaze from home

Throughout history, space has captivated humans. These days, the glow of phone screens tends to appeal more than the twinkling night sky. Ask yourself: when was the last time you looked up at the stars? Really looked? To be fair, light pollution and crammed cityscapes have made stargazing difficult — if not impossible —...

The best nature live streams and virtual garden tours

Stuck inside but craving the great outdoors? Although there’s nothing like experiencing nature first hand, these virtual tours might give you a little of what you’re longing for.  Read on to discover our list of online nature experiences. Whether you’re after refined and elegant gardens or unspoiled wilderness, these virtual tours have something for...

10 interesting facts you didn’t know about New York City

Whether you’ve seen the lights of New York City or not, chances are you’ve heard plenty about the Big Apple. You’ve seen it in movies, read about it in magazines, and if you haven’t been — you know someone who has. NYC probably calls to mind skyscrapers, a cosmopolitan lifestyle, and famous yellow cabs. You might think...