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Searching for 'Hygge' in Copenhagen - and Happiness at Home

It's a global buzzword and cultural phenomenon. And today, more and more of us are in need of Denmark's signature recipe for happiness: 'hygge'.Danish 'hygge'... read more

5 Fun Facts Plus 1 Travel-Inspired Tequila Recipe

Tequila has grown up. No longer a frat house or a blurry vacation cliché, Mexico's national spirit has returned in recent years to its roots, with... read more

Cunard Joins Crowdfunding to Help Build New Statue of Liberty Museum

Supplies exclusive donor perks for July-long campaign; new museum to launch in 2019. It's the quintessential British luxury cruise line, but Cunard is still the... read more

Film Set Fantasy: Go On Location in Ireland

The Emerald Isle is Hollywood gold! Lovers of green beer and big parties may dream of visiting Ireland for St. Patrick's Day festivities. But if... read more

Video: 3 Reasons You'll Love Marseille

France's largest port town, on the magical Mediterranean, has been transformed in recent years.  You'll still find the charms of its Old Port, the oldest... read more

Juno Beach: The Ultimate Canadian Pilgrimage

The past and next few years mark a number of World War 1 and World War 2 anniversaries. Commemorations take place here at home, and... read more

Remai Modern: A New Player on North America's Modern Art Scene

October 2017 saw the birth of a new destination for modern art lovers.  The nearly $100 million Remai Modern art museum at River Landing in... read more

Video: How to Rock a Dirndl for Oktoberfest

Is Oktoberfest in your future? In Munich or a festival closer to home, you won't be fully into the spirit of the annual harvest celebration... read more

The Writing's on the Wall in Chicago... Literally

American Writers Museum is the newest addition to the city's Cultural Mile. It is the first and only museum of its kind celebrating the US... read more

Face to Face with the World's Largest Solid Gold Buddha

Most of the time, breaking an historic religious icon does not turn out well. But when workers moving a large and very old but otherwise... read more