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The Carlyle Hotel and Bemelmans Bar, NY

Old money and classic cocktails are the essence of what makes a night at The Carlyle Hotel and Bemelmans Bar feel so intoxicatingly romantic. The Carlyle Hotel is one of New York’s finest hotels. It has been the choice for British royals, the Beatles and Mick Jagger. Built in 1930, the 35 floor, art deco block was partially occupied by permanent well-to-do guests and...

The Standard Hotel, Highline, NYC

The Standard Hotel is one of New York’s hottest destinations for twenty to forty-something travelers. Beautiful people like beautiful places and ones where they’re seen or can tell the world that they’re there via Instagram. The Standard Hotel is one of those places. It’s earned its social accolades by delivering hundreds of thousands of hashtag-worthy photos of...

Brooklyn Crab, Red Hook, Brooklyn

The best way to make the most of summer day drinking in New York is to spend the afternoon partying at the Brooklyn Crab. New York in summer is exciting, vibrant, humid and overcrowded, so take any chance to escape the craziness and find a place outdoors with ice cold drinks, games and a little space to your self. To that end, we recommend the Brooklyn Crab. Situated...

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Atlantic City, the Vegas of the east, the Jersey Shore (with real life Jersey Shore ‘celebrities’, the Boardwalk Empire and yes, the promise of gambling within a couple of hours of Manhattan. A weekend at AC was always going to end in sleep deprivation and a much lighter wallet. Situated on the New Jersey coastline in the estuarine Absecon Island, the city’s earliest...

Steel Pier, Atlantic City

The Steel Pier is one of the most iconic and dominant attractions on the Atlantic City boardwalk. The 300 meter long Steel Pier is one of the many parts of Atlantic City that has seen better days. It’s a common theme observed at every point along the kitschy boardwalk. And it’s sad. Constructed in 1898, the pier was America’s favorite place to play up until the 1970s...

Our First Philly Cheese steak, Philadelphia

Philly cheese steaks are the current “IT” food at hip eateries around the globe. We go to the place where they’ve been the IT food for one hundred years – Philadelphia. If you could take everything that was once good for you and cook it to the point that it’s now completely bad for you, it would probably come out looking and tasting like a...

The Cloisters, Met Collection, NY

The Cloisters are the home of the main portion of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s medieval collection. Up at the extreme end of Manhattan, almost to the Harlem River you’ll find a stretch of riverside parkways that skirt Broadway, around 200th Street. A few hundred years ago, this was the site of a British fort and a defeat for the colonials. Today, it’s green space...

Kodbyens Fiskebar, Copenhagen

If you’re looking for excellent seafood in a relaxed space, Michelin-recommended Kodbyens Fiskebar should be at the top of your list. Good fish n chips can be hard to find anywhere outside of Australia or the UK. The classic budget staple and stomach liner for nights out is usually only on menus in Irish bars. Luckily we were spending the evening with subscribers to...

Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark

Frederiksberg is a leafy suburb with wide open green space and its own palace.   Frederiksberg is one of Copenhagen’s more opulent suburban enclaves. Stylish boutiques and hip cafes populate the main street, whilst modern street art adorns the walls of narrow lanes and back alleys. For the foraging music fanatic, Sound Station offers three rooms crammed from...

Frenchmen Street, New Orleans

If Bourbon Street is NOLA’s seedy underbelly, Frenchmen Street is the New Orleans experience you’ve been promised in magazines. Frenchmen Street is a refuge for locals – the place to go for decent food, affordable, quality cocktails and the best of the best young and upcoming acts, free of the baggage of playing to drunken parties of marauding hens and bucks...