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The Elephant House Tea Room, Edinburgh

Bohemian students, artists, writers and business people sitting on the one coffee and leaching the free Wi-Fi are the bane of a cafe owner’s existence. But what if one of those patrons actually became the best in the world in what they do? Lets just say the free Wi-Fi and coffee has been...

Innis and Gunn Beer Kitchen, Edinburgh

Innis and Gunn looks, sounds and tastes like a beer that has been around for a hundred years, but in all truth, it is only coming up to its fifteenth birthday. We first discovered Innis and Gunn at the Gordon Ramsay Pub at Atlantic City. He had it recommended in the menu as his ideal...

Review: Minetta Tavern, NY

Michelin star winning burgers and its Italian heritage has made Greenwich Village mainstay, the Minetta Tavern a hot spot for casual dining for the fine dining set. As local Greenwich Village residents, the Minetta Tavern has been on our list of places to try since first moving to the...

Castillo De San Cristobal, Old San Juan

Its cannons may inspire imagery of marauding pirates, but the Castillo De San Cristobal has played a strictly defensive role in protecting the tropical walled city of San Juan. Finished in 1783, the baroque fort is the largest fortification built by the Spanish in the new world. The...

Old Market Hall, Helsinki, Finland

The Old Market Hall is top of most foodies’ list when exploring gourmet options around the Finnish capital, Helsinki. Built in 1888 Vanhakauppahalli (the Old Market Hall) has been the destination for fine foods for over 140 years. Very much like a delicatessen, smoked cheeses and dried...

Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia

Arlington Cemetery provides a moving memorial to fallen heroes and space for quiet contemplation. What do the men of Band of Brothers’s Easy Company, astronauts, former presidents, Hollywood actors and a jazz great all have in common? They’re all buried at the Arlington National Cemetery...