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Where to Stay, Eat and Shop in Shanghai | Guide to China's Largest City

Oct 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Over the past decade, Shanghai has regained its stature as one of the world’s most cosmopolitan, fast-paced and connected cities. With world-class hotels catering to travelers of all stripes, unparalleled luxury shopping, and a nightlife scene that positively pulsates with energy, it’s quickly become one of the top destinations on every jetsetter’s list.... Read More

Scariest Halloween Attractions Around the U.S.

Oct 23, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Some people like to celebrate Halloween in scanty costumes; others like to indulge in sweets; and then there are the ones who want to scream, be utterly grossed out, and have nightmares for weeks afterward. For the last group, this author thinks you're a little nuts, but here’s a roundup of the most fright-tastic attractions on the continent, and here's hoping your li'l heart can handle it.... Read More

Awaken All Your Senses in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Oct 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Bucket list aside, this magical Mexican colonial town, San Miguel de Allende, looks too good to be true, but isn't. Superlatives lack descriptive power to express the palpable joy that a simple stroll, or chance encounter will evoke in this enchanting enclave. Those narrow, cobblestone streets that offer peeks at the most charming doorways, arches, courtyards, parks and vistas are not Disney creations, but finely preserved remnants of a proud historically significant area that echoes its past and embraces its present ever so graciously.... Read More

Exploring Little Italy Neighborhoods Around the U.S.

Oct 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Italians love to celebrate their heritage (With the last name Imperatore, I know this quite well). At the heart of the culture is the desire to bring people together over an enormous spread of food, good wine and lots of laughter. Though Italians need no excuse to proclaim their pride, October is really their time to shine as it happens to be Italian Heritage Month.... Read More

Top 10 Items on Our Autumn Bucket List

Oct 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

From the minute coffee shops put their "Pumpkin Latte" signage up, we all knew that autumn had arrived...and while some people mourn the shortening of days and incoming cold weather, most of us also anticipate fall’s many delights.... Read More

Cozy Up to New England's Farmhouse Cottages This Fall

Oct 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Fall brings our nesting, comfort-dining instincts to the fore—which is why the friendly farmhouse inns of New England have such a magnetic effect. From the 5-diamond comforts of Relais & Châteaux to a homespun cottage on a working farm, these properties promise a warm welcome complete with fresh-baked cookies by the fire.... Read More

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