Living on a college student's budget, I'm set on finding the best meals on the cheap. I'm always eager to try something new, and plan on spending the summer exploring the culinary world that is New York City.
Forget Thursday nights out, no class on Fridays, and Saturday tailgates before the big game — college clichés can't even hold a candle to spending a semester studying abroad. Having the opportunity to live and learn in a foreign country is a truly unmatchable experience every co-ed should try to... Read more
Basking in the sun on a pool chair aboard your ocean liner cruise, you have a mai tai in one hand, a book in the other, when all of a sudden, you hear the all-too-familiar sound of the ship’s steel drum band. Typical tropical vacations are filled kitsch (Hawaiian print shirts, anyone?), but if you... Read more
Local, organic, seasonal, compostable, sustainable — sometimes it’s hard to keep up with what of-the-minute food trend reigns supreme. But no matter if you’re going gluten-free or gorging only on green foods, one thing is for sure — everything tastes better when it’s picked fresh from the garden.... Read more
New Orleans is known for a restaurant scene that boasts both cuisine and cocktails done right. But while you’re in The Big Easy, make sure to sidle up to these 5 alluring restaurant bars — they’ll have you wined, dined, and hanging around until last call.
Cuisine: New American... Read more
Whoever came up with the idea to celebrate the fresh, doughy baked goodness of bagels over a three-day festival, we applaud you. Held July 20 — 23, Mattoon, Ill., (the self-proclaimed Bagel Capital of the World) will satisfy breakfast, lunch, and even dinner cravings for that one holed, yeasted... Read more
Any Angelenos left in the city of angels this weekend are facing the mother of all traffic jams. From Friday evening to 5 a.m. Monday morning, the iconic (and perpetually packed) 405 freeway will… close. From the 101 freeway to the north and the 10 freeway to the south, the freeway will be shut (in... Read more
With a fully palpable heat wave underway and August’s triple digit-temperatures ahead, the thought of autumn breezes and (dare we say) winter chills seems like welcome relief. Don’t get us wrong, our love for high temperatures goes back to a simpler time of sprinkler-running and ice cream-truck... Read more
The old-fashioned road trip meant Ziploc-bagged car snacks and a whiny younger sibling asking (over and over again) if “we’re there yet.” Even if the trek was to Grandma’s house where freshly baked cookies awaited a timely arrival, that plan now seems all too analog. As we’ve grown older, we’ve... Read more