Portland is the largest city in Maine. It is also the state’s cultural, social and economical capital. The city’s seal depicts a phoenix which goes hand in hand with the city’s motto: Resurgam (I will rise again). Portland is a small seaside city, with shops, museums, galleries and many things to do. And by the way: did you know that Portland, Oregon was named after Portland, Maine? Read more
Rochester is a mid-sized city located on the coast of Lake Ontario, which combines the large-city culture with the small city charm. The city has long been known as Kodak Town, but its fame surely came well before amateur photography. Combining historical treasures with modern family-friendly attractions, Rochester is a lovely choice for a vacation. Read more
Galveston is a city on Galveston Island, off the Texas Gulf Coast. Although overshadowed by Houston, Galveston remains an important point of entry for almost all the cruise ships with ports of call in Texas. Plus many Houstonians have beach houses in Galveston and grab any chance for a weekend on the beach. Here are some of the top things to do in Galveston. Read more
Monterey is one of the most beautiful coastal cities in California. It’s an excellent choice for a weekend getaway for those native in the state, as well as visitors from around the country. It is well known for its coast, the world-class aquarium and the John Steinbeck novels that used the town as their setting. Here are some of the things to do in Monterey. Read more
Greece is an extremely popular destination in summer, and it's quite unique in many ways compared to its European neighbors. Cristina Puscas writes a Greece travel site, and here she shares her 5 best tips for your summer trip. Read more
Many visitors hesitate to drive when traveling to unfamiliar parts of Europe, and that's probably for the best. But those who do are often treated to stunning views that they'll never forget. Read more
Orthodox churches are some of the most elaborate anywhere. BootsnAll staff writer Cristina Puscas explains their significance and takes us on a tour of 11 of the most interesting around the world.