Across the ocean, far away there lies a magical city that puts Brooklyn, San Francisco and all other major capitals of hip-ness to shame. Some call it paradise. Others the new Shangri-La. You can call it Berlin.
I've found true love. My new boyfriend is dark, sleek, and zippers up the middle, just the way I like it. He doesn't need conversation or dinner. What's more he's Canadian and exotic. Just whisper his name 'Canada Goose' and I get going.
When I came out of my stupor, I found myself squeezed into the backseat of a two-door car filled with strangers. "Only a bad dream," I told myself and shut my eyes again. It was clear this was no mere nightmare.
Pedasi was pleasant enough with a small colonial core and outlining wild rocky beaches strewn with driftwood. However, as we were uninterested after a brief visit, we wondered what retirees would do with their spare time.
It now costs $200 to change or cancel a non-refundable airfare on the remaining "legacy" U.S. airlines (American, Delta, United, and US Airways), and a bit less on some other airlines. But there are ways of avoiding the fee.
When traveling, it's not always the typical tourist traps that offer the most memorable experiences. Eiffel Tower? Been there, done that. Trevi Fountain? Meh. Far more interesting are the places you don't see at first glance.
I wait with them, under the first pink streaks of sunrise. The mass of bodies, huddled close together against the cold, standing in line to achieve permission. The permission we seek is that of living legally in Italy.
New York is a magical place, filled with museums, monuments and experiences that you can not find anywhere else. So we tasked ourselves with selecting 5 that were absolute must-sees for all kids. And it wasn't easy to choose.
The Hawaiian people have been practitioners of the art of aquaculture for centuries. Being surrounded by ocean, it's an obvious talent, but the advanced fish-rearing technologies that they developed centuries ago are nothing short of amazing.