Despite the frigid temperatures, I spent the weekend watching softball at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’ Leadoff Tournament held in the Dome in Rosemont. The three-day tournament officially kicked off collegiate softball. Between games, I caught up with Roosevelt University Coach Aaron Moore

One of the most interesting architectural cities in the United States includes Lake Michigan, is considered a port city, has incredible restaurants and culture, intriguing history, a beautiful skyline, Wrigley Field (now I just gave it away), an amazing airport and so much more! Chicago! I

What do you think of first when you think of New Orleans? Mardi Gras? Bourbon Street? Cajun and Creole cooking? The Saints? Those are all iconic representatives of the city, so it's understandable that you wouldn't think of the National WWII Museum. In fact, if

Any visit to London should include afternoon tea, even if it is just an overnight stay, as was my recent trip to the city. I still carved out time for the tradition at The Kensington Hotel. Its on-site restaurant Town House hosts a new London Landmarks

Happy Valentine’s Day, readers! Yesterday’s eFlyer USA’s lead story looked at a study of the most popular Valentine’s Day destinations. New York City ranked No. 1 domestically, and Cancún took the top spot internationally. [caption id="attachment_95719" align="alignleft" width="267"] © Barbara Helgason |[/caption] I don’t normally consider Valentine’s Day

As I write this, I stare out the window in Yardley, Pennsylvania, and desperately wish I could turn back time to two weeks ago when I found myself in much nicer weather. My view isn’t exciting — dead trees and snow-covered cars are all I

I love to cook, and I am always trying new recipes. So much so that when my family asks, “What’s for dinner?” my reply is often, “Something we’ve never had before!” So when the Savory World of Seneca event comes around every year, I jump

Our first full day in New Orleans fell on a Sunday, and we managed to pack a lot into it, from the sacred to the hedonistic. We began with a trip to Jackson Square in the French Quarter, strolling about the park and observing the

Over the weekend a friend and I went to our local pizza place to enjoy some food and the Winter X Games. Dominick’s of Washington’s Crossing is a great local spot with good food, good drinks and a nice bar with friendly staff. I got a

This new year is flying by, and we are already approaching the time to plan the 2019 Wines on the Wing Survey. Each year, we invite airlines to participate in a blind taste-test competition, where judges taste and score airline wine in three categories: international

This is my first full week back in the office after returning from my first trip on behalf of the company last week, to Montréal and the surrounding regions, as I endeavored to experience Québec like a local. It turns out, folks from Québec spend

I've noticed in both my business and leisure travels I have used a hotel’s concierge service more and more. Even as booking travel is so easily done on my iPhone apps, I find myself heading down to the lobby for advice or help to arrange spur-of-the-moment

Last Tuesday, Global Traveler publisher and CEO Francis X. Gallagher and I attended the kick-off event for Tourism Ireland’s new ad campaign, Fill Your Heart with Ireland. We arrived well before the start of the event to interview Brendan Griffin, Ireland’s Minister of State for

Today the New England Patriots face the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII. Despite not having a team to cheer, I will join millions in watching the big game. My favorite Super Bowl is an easy pick. On my 21st birthday, the Chicago Bears pounded