The Graduate Oxford is a collegiate-themed hotel in the heart of Oxford, MS. You’ll dream sweet dreams about your college days at the Graduate hotel in Oxford, MS, home to the University of Mississippi–affectionately known as Ole Miss. The Graduate is a growing chain of boutique hotels near notable college and university campuses around the […]
The iconic Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac hotel in Quebec City is a world treasure. After passing through gleaming brass revolving doors, I entered a world of elegance and refinement. It was the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, a fairy castle of a hotel in Quebec City, and I would be staying for the next four nights. […]
Le Monastere des Augustines’ former cloister is a hotel, restaurant, retreat and museum that soothes your body and soul.
Saint-Roch is an up-and-coming neighborhood bursting with culinary energy. If you want to experience the culture of a city, indulge in its food and drink. Foodie tours are an excellent way to sample the local tastes in two or three hours. I’ve been fortunate to take several foodie tours in different cities, and I highly […]
You don’t have to be a football enthusiast to appreciate the story of the Green Bay Packers or to enjoy a tour of their home, Lambeau Field. (I’m not, and I did.) The 4-time Super Bowl champs are known world over for their ultra-loyal following, win or lose. In fact, it’s the only major league […]
The Midwestern state of Wisconsin is notable for exquisite scenery and more than a million cows. It’s also a foodie wonderland with vast and creative spreads of cheese, chocolate and beer. Read my story in Travel Awaits right here.
Grenada’s oldest rum distillery runs on a waterwheel and hand-stoked furnace. One of the joys of travel, for me, is sampling the local cuisine and intoxicants–and learning the stories behind them. A recent media visit brought me to River Antoine Estate, the oldest rum distillery in the island nation of Grenada. The privately owned distillery, […]