Travel Blog

December 5, 2017

Food Blog -Russ & Daughters Cafe

Can the old be new again? Russ & Daughters, a store dating back to 1914 on the historic Houston Street on the Lower East Side, seems […]
June 8, 2015

South Africa’s Dark Past Told in Images

Images are powerful. Can they be more powerful than words sometimes in conveying a feeling? I was recently in Cape Town, South Africa learning about the […]
June 1, 2015

Food Blog: Singapore Chili Crabs

Sometimes the most helpful travel recommendations can come from unexpected places. My travel companion, Jiyoung, and I aboard Singapore Airlines, known for its legendary customer service, […]
May 18, 2015

Clarksdale, Mississippi: A Town Reviving from Blues Music?

By: Barney Pearson, guest blogger My hometown is Clarksdale in the heart of the Mississippi Delta situated right on the Mississippi River across from Arkansas. Over […]
March 8, 2015

Artists Reinvigorating a Historic Downtown

I was recently passing through a town in western Kentucky called Paducah. I hadn’t heard much about prior. But I learned that the town has employed […]
February 12, 2015

Nostalgia at the Soda Shop

What was life during early decades of the 20th century?  I’m too young to know personally. But once in a while, I get a glimpse of […]
January 24, 2015

Streit’s Matzoh Leaving Lower East Side

Sadly, another storied institution is leaving the Lower East Side.  This time, it’s Streit’s Matzo Factory, which has been a landmark since 1925.  This is disappointing. […]
January 10, 2015

What is Experiential Travel?

The encyclopedia defines experiential travel as “an approach to travelling which focuses on experiencing a country, city or particular place by connecting to its history, people […]
January 5, 2015

West African Restaurant in Lexington, Kentucky

The other week, a friend and I were driving in Lexington, Kentucky.  Looking for a restaurant, we were expecting to see typical southern cuisine and lots […]