New York is a place of extremes: big and small, struggle and affluence, glitz and grit. Nowhere is this more true than in the South Bronx.
For outsiders, America is whatever is played back to us on movie screens or news alerts on Twitter. But the country is so much more than its soundbites. For starters, it's got one of the world's most diverse food scenes, with each city bringing its own unique history and talent to the table.
What if you could take an awesome shore-side vacay, one that offers some of the best beaches you’ll find in the United States, combined with some cool cultural sights to take in, meals that will leave your taste buds twitching with delight, and plenty of fun things for kids (and adults who identify as big kids) to do?
Civil rights activist JoAnne Bland leads me across the Edmund Pettus Bridge, a steel through-arch bridge spanning the Alabama River in Selma, Ala., where back in 1965 she marched in protest for her national voting rights.
North Carolina is well known as an outdoor adventurer’s dream destination and there’s never been a better time to discover this outdoor oasis. Whether you’re planning a quick getaway or a longer trip, there’s no shortage of things to do in North Carolina.
If you’re looking to escape for a weekend, West Hollywood is the perfect spot to enjoy some time in the sunshine. From food to drinks to lounging in the sun, you can fill up your schedule or spend your days doing absolutely nothing while sitting poolside.
While you check out all the New York staples in Manhattan such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, to get the true, authentic feel of the city, it’s best to get a MetroCard, hop on the 7, and venture into Queens.