West Virginia • A Lively Mountain Music Joint

This tip comes from Greg Buzulencia at ViaHero. Funky, eclectic, free-spirited, honky-tonk and energetic are a few words that describe this live music venue in the middle of nowhere, West Virginia. Tucked away in a small ex-coal mining town is a lively mountain music joint called The Purple Fiddle, where the beer flows into mason jars…

New York City – Presidential Party Headquarters

Nestled in the lowest part of Manhattan, Fraunces Tavern has been operating as an American Colonial Tavern since 1762, making it older than the country itself! This also makes it the oldest bar in New York City. The tavern looks great for it’s age though, considering it has played a prominent role in pre-Revolution, American Revolution and…

Montana – Dive in With Mermaids

Mermaids.  Once thought to be just the stuff of fairy tales.  Currently residing in Great Falls, Montana…in a motor inn…inside a tiki bar…in (once again, let it sink in) Montana.  Sound unbelievable?  It almost is, but read on skeptics! The Sip ‘n Dip Lounge is certainly one of a kind, and has been since the…

Good Friday in Bermuda – Go Fly a Kite

Easter in the Western world usually involves going to church, hunting for eggs and being visited by a large bunny (as least when you’re a kid), but traditions vary all around the world. In Bermuda, Good Friday is celebrated in a way that certainly appeals to this writer. This holy day is spent flying kites,…

Brooklyn – Treasured Troves of Green Space

There’s one park in New York City that gets all the attention. But here’s a tip for you, you’ll find the best one in Brooklyn! In fact, its designers used Central Park as a first draft and claimed Prospect Park fully realized their original vision. With almost 600 acres, there is no shortage of sights, spaces…

Galway – The Key Street is Quay Street

Sit down and watch the world go by… or stand up and dance all night. Whatever your style, Quay Street is the place to sit, stand, dance, eat, drink and socialize like a true Irishman in Galway. With enough Irish pubs to feed and water the 5000, this destination is sure to provide you with…