Events & Festivals

Pompie’s Place NYC Pop-Up, for 1930th’s Out-on-the-Town Energy

Pompie's Place NYC Pop-Up, for 1930th's Out-on-the-Town Energy

by Daniel Asa Rose on Aug 09, 2016

From the outside, it looked like any ordinary Second Avenue club. Of course, the raves from The New York Times in the windows betokened otherwise. And the tough guy out front looked, auspiciously, like he might be called Max. So we went ...

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3 Off-the-Beaten Path Theater Acts in San Francisco

3 Off-the-Beaten Path Theater Acts in San Francisco

by Renee Blodgett on Aug 03, 2016

If you'er a music lover, you'll want to take note of three theaters doing some creative work in San Francisco. I'm a huge fan of Broadway, jazzy tunes and Cabaret and while New York might "own" that world, it doesn't ...

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Eat Your Way Through Canada’s Longest Running Market in Toronto

Eat Your Way Through Canada's Longest Running Market in Toronto

by Jim Bamboulis on Aug 01, 2016

Frankly, if you love outdoor markets where you can pick up fresh, delicious food then #UnionSummer should be one of your top Toronto destinations this summer.   Photo courtesy: Jason Gordon for Toronto Union  Located at the foot of the city in front of Union ...

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A Little Drama & A L’il Sauce at Misfit Cabaret

A Little Drama & A L'il Sauce at Misfit Cabaret

by Renee Blodgett on Jul 18, 2016

If you're an entertainment fan, especially of unusually interesting and creative performances, you'll love the alternative Cabaret mash-ups that Misfit Cabaret puts together in San Francisco. We recently went to their latest show, which is held at Great Star Theater. ...

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The 2016 AfroSolo Arts Festival

The 2016 AfroSolo Arts Festival

by Renee Blodgett on Jul 08, 2016

I love the diversity of San Francisco's art and music scene and while it's no New York, I am always surprised by new organizations I learn about who are trying to make the world a better place. Introducing the AfroSolo ...

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North America

5 Cultural Eats at the Canadian National Exhibition

5 Cultural Eats at the Canadian National Exhibition

by Jim Bamboulis on Aug 22, 2016

The Canadian National Exhibition marks the unofficial end of summer in Toronto. For the ...

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Utah

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Utah

by Megan McDonough on Aug 21, 2016

Ready for an epic road trip? I’ve got just the thing! After spending a ...

Europe

Top 20 To-Do List for Kaliningrad City

Top 20 To-Do List for Kaliningrad City

by Jonny Scott Blair on Aug 23, 2016

“Damn my education, I can’t find the words to say for all the things ...

Venice Italy: 5 Classically Know Romantic Spots

Venice Italy: 5 Classically Know Romantic Spots

by Jonny Scott Blair on Aug 21, 2016

Here are five classic romantic stops for your Venice bucket list. Truth be told ...

Lodging

Blue Horizon, an Ideal Remote Vacation Rental in the Turks & Caicos

Blue Horizon, an Ideal Remote Vacation Rental in the Turks & Caicos

by Renee Blodgett on Aug 16, 2016

If you want silence, then head to Middle Caicos, a remote part of the Turks and Caicos Islands with prestine beaches and glorious star gazing at night. A wonderful secluded vacation rental option is the Blue Horizon Resort, where we ...

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The Cliff-Side Mushroom Farm Eco Lodge in Malawi

The Cliff-Side Mushroom Farm Eco Lodge in Malawi

by Harriet Constable on Aug 13, 2016

En route to the Lake of Stars Music Festival, we stayed at the absolute gem that is Mushroom Farm Eco Lodge. In Northern Malawi, at the top of a steep, narrow, winding track with 18 hair pin bends, down gravel-covered steps ...

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5 Unusually Decadent European Stays Outside A Typical Guidebook

5 Unusually Decadent European Stays Outside A Typical Guidebook

by Renee Blodgett on Jul 26, 2016

Sure, you can stay at one of your favorite decadent and luxurious chain hotels or resorts around the world, like the St. Regis, a Four Seasons or a Ritz Carlton (and we love them all), but when you want something ...

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Hyatt Carmel Highlands Offers Sweeping Views of Big Sur

Hyatt Carmel Highlands Offers Sweeping Views of Big Sur

by Renee Blodgett on Jul 24, 2016

I'm typically not a fan of chains, even high end ones, largely because I often feel that there's very few unique characteristics to a property. Of course, I have been proven wrong on this view point a number of times, ...

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5 Family Travel Stays in New Jersey

5 Family Travel Stays in New Jersey

by Robert Schrader on Jul 16, 2016

Let's face it -- New Jersey is much more than a backyard to New York City. In reality, much of New Jersey is rural, possessing a bucolic charm that’s as far away from Manhattan’s concrete jungle in spirit as Kansas ...

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Arts

Venice Italy: 5 Classically Know Romantic Spots

Venice Italy: 5 Classically Know Romantic Spots

by Jonny Scott Blair on Aug 21, 2016

Here are five classic romantic stops for your Venice bucket list. Truth be told ...

5 Top Awe-Inspiring Attractions to See in New Delhi

5 Top Awe-Inspiring Attractions to See in New Delhi

by Jonny Scott Blair on Aug 13, 2016

Let's face it -- India can be overwhelming and chaotic as much as it ...

Food/Wine

5 Cultural Eats at the Canadian National Exhibition

5 Cultural Eats at the Canadian National Exhibition

by Jim Bamboulis on Aug 22, 2016

The Canadian National Exhibition marks the unofficial end of summer in Toronto. For the ...

Foco do Chão For Al Fresco Drinks and Fun in Manhattan

Foco do Chão For Al Fresco Drinks and Fun in Manhattan

by Jessica Tiare Bowen on Aug 12, 2016

It's great when you discover a delightful restaurant near a museum, because what makes ...

Asia

Northern Pakistan’s Nanga Parbat, Heaven for Hikers

Northern Pakistan’s Nanga Parbat, Heaven for Hikers

by Francis Tapon on Aug 24, 2016

Northern Pakistan is quite popular among adventure tourists around the world. Gilgit-Baltistan is settled between the ...

Going Beyond The Classic Phuket Guidebook

Going Beyond The Classic Phuket Guidebook

by Robert Schrader on Aug 14, 2016

For many travelers, the words “Phuket” and “Thailand” are synonymous. From Australians and Europeans, ...

Pacific

5 Major Australian Port Cities on the Great Barrier Reef

5 Major Australian Port Cities on the Great Barrier Reef

by Jonny Scott Blair on Aug 21, 2016

One of the 7 natural wonders of the world, and certainly a bucket list ...

5 Destinations for a L’il Sauce & Fun!

5 Destinations for a L'il Sauce & Fun!

by Robert Schrader on Jun 29, 2016

When you think of special events, the event is typically the most “special” part. ...

Products

Anti-Aging Technology For Youthful Looking Skin With Osmotics Cosmeceuticals

Anti-Aging Technology For Youthful Looking Skin With Osmotics Cosmeceuticals

by Renee Blodgett on Aug 24, 2016

I discovered a great new skincare line that is great for anti-aging from Osmotics Cosmeceuticals. We tested out a few of their products, my favorite one being their Blue Copper 5 Prime Instant Exfoliating Facial. Blue Copper 5 Prime Instant Exfoliating ...

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5 Useful Travel Photography Tips for the Visually Minded

5 Useful Travel Photography Tips for the Visually Minded

by Robert Schrader on Aug 15, 2016

Typically, when I offer travel photography advice, it’s creative in nature. On the other hand, today’s tips are just as much about making your life easier as making your travel photography better. Although some of these may seem obvious for frequent ...

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Khombu Waterproof & All Terrain Footwear Make a Great Choice For Travelers

Khombu Waterproof & All Terrain Footwear Make a Great Choice For Travelers

by Renee Blodgett on Aug 08, 2016

As avid travelers and readers of WBTW, you'll likely be the kind of traveler who appreciates comfort but doesn't want to give up style. After all, we bring you unusual and creative styles and fashion through our curation process and ...

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Fun Picks: 5 Natural Beauty Product Substitutes

Fun Picks: 5 Natural Beauty Product Substitutes

by Jessica Tiare Bowen on Aug 06, 2016

Here are some fun products that tout all natural when it comes to skincare and beauty. Dr. Bronner's Bar Soap Instead of body washes and cleansers and shampoo, use Dr. Bronner’s Bar Soap. Dr. Bronner’s Organic Magic Soap is all the right stuff you ...

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Experience Aroma 360 Cold Air Diffusers

Experience Aroma 360 Cold Air Diffusers

by Renee Blodgett on Jul 29, 2016

I'm a huge fan of essential oils and think that they can be very calming, especially when you're overly stressed which can happen when you're on the road a lot. I wrote about Gurunanda Essential Oils back in May and we ...

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South America

5 Destinations for a L’il Sauce & Fun!

5 Destinations for a L'il Sauce & Fun!

by Robert Schrader on Jun 29, 2016

When you think of special events, the event is typically the most “special” part. ...

You’ll Love Medellín’s Charlee Hotel for its EcoFriendly & Hip Design

You'll Love Medellín's Charlee Hotel for its EcoFriendly & Hip Design

by Megan McDonough on May 24, 2016

Medellín is one of Latin America’s most progressive and innovative cities so, of course, I wanted ...

Central America

What You Can See Cruising Around America!

What You Can See Cruising Around America!

by Jessica Tiare Bowen on Aug 09, 2016

Going on a cruise is a fantastic way to see the world; though you’re ...

A Visual Wonder of Costa Rica’s Natural Beauty

A Visual Wonder of Costa Rica's Natural Beauty

by Robert Schrader on Jun 05, 2016

I came to the Costa Rica party late. Costa Rica, as I saw it, ...

Africa

Ever Wonder Why a Zebra Has Stripes?

Ever Wonder Why a Zebra Has Stripes?

by Rich Laburn on Aug 17, 2016

 Most of the wildlife that you find on an African safari and in general, ...

The Magic Behind Nairobi National Park

The Magic Behind Nairobi National Park

by Harriet Constable on Aug 14, 2016

Being able to visit Nairobi National Park is one of my favourite things about ...

Green

Book Your Flights the Green Way Through This Useful App

Book Your Flights the Green Way Through This Useful App

by Jessica Festa on Mar 04, 2016

Photo: Bill Williams/Unsplash; Edited: Epicure & Culture Though Simon Smedberg may have saved 50 dollars ...

Tips on How to Travel Sustainably Around the Globe

Tips on How to Travel Sustainably Around the Globe

by Jessica Festa on Oct 01, 2015

  I was born with the travel bug. As often as I could, I was ...

 

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Culturally Vibrant Brooklyn: Walk, Eat, Stay

Culturally Vibrant Brooklyn: Walk, Eat, Stay

by Renee Blodgett on May 17, 2016

It's ironic that so many things come full circle in ...

An Applause for Mother’s Around the World

An Applause for Mother's Around the World

by Renee Blodgett on May 08, 2016

The truth is, I used to reflect about Mother's Day ...

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An Applause for Mother’s Around the World

An Applause for Mother's Around the World

by Renee Blodgett on May 08, 2016

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