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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Drottningholm Palace, Stockholm

Dubbed the Versailles of the north, Drottningholm Palace is a stately royal residence about an hour from Stockholm. Stockholm is the home of countless cultural treasures, but there’s a lot more to discover when you step away from the city center. Drottningholm Palace is the stunningly...

Olde Hansa Medieval Restaurant, Tallinn

Tallinn is a city full of medieval flavors, not just in the architecture, but also in the food. Olde Hansa recreates traditional fare from the Middle Ages and renaissance, all in an authentic setting. In terms of an Estonian bucket list, this one was right near the top. I (Bernie) have...

Caesar’s Palace, Atlantic City, NJ

Caesar’s Palace symbolizes decadence, wealth and power. As one of the world’s most recognizable casino brands, the Atlantic City location proved to be more like an imperial summer home when compared with its Vegas namesake. 

 Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas dominates the strip. It’s built...