Friday, November 23, 2012

Lansing, Michigan

Despite its endless dining options, variety of outdoor experiences, business opportunities and world-class performance venues and galleries, the home of Michigan State University is getting attention for something a little unexpected. Lansing, Mich. is one of the brainiest cities in the country.

America's Brainiest Cities: 5 Unexpected Reasons to Move to Lansing, MI

Unique hotels in London

When you're treating yourself to a break in the capital you really want to make sure that you choose a hotel that offers something a little bit special.

5 unique and unusual places to stay in London.

Cork city guide

The city is also a prime example of architectural variety, with medieval buildings such as the Red Abbey with its bell tower surviving to this day and the two majestic cathedrals of St Mary and St Finbarre.

A guide to Cork City and its harbour

Las Vegas - Cruising the Strip

Las Vegas is billed as the capital of partying - a Mecca for uninhibited good times, and Sin City is constantly doubling down to maintain its reputation.

Traveling to Sin City: A Guide for Rookies

Friday, November 09, 2012

Phoenix, Arizona

Living near Phoenix is not the same as living in Phoenix. If you're on the fence about making the move from Chandler, Tempe or other Valley suburb to the pulsing heart of downtown Phoenix, a rundown on the downtown highlights may be enough to prompt you to hop from your perch. Those already living near Arizona's state capital know the benefits of living in the middle of the city's action.

Essential Valley of the Sun Tips for Living In Downtown Phoenix.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is an exquisite monarchical supremity, a zombie of 2nd millennial architecture that remains standing not only as a museum of the past, but as a primary royal residence. Even the most modern additions to the structure refuse to shed history. They are a conservative, grandiloquent combination of Georgian and Victorian design, adhered to what is still a resolutely Norman design. It is as necessarily modern as the few Gothic flourishes allow it to be, but - stubbornly - no more than that.

Berkshire's Prize: Windsor Castle

Friday, November 02, 2012

Things to do in Manchester this autumn

As one of the UK’s most vibrant and alive cities, Manchester is an excellent destination no longer overlooked by visitors to the UK. A huge city, part of the Greater Manchester Urban area with a population of 2.2 million, Manchester spreads across from the Pennines in the north and east, with the Cheshire Plains to the south.

Things to do in Manchester this autumn.