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Word of Mouth: Koreatown, Los Angeles : Exploring the historic neighborhood’s most recent additions, from stoner food to classic cocktails

Word of Mouth: Koreatown, Los Angeles


With the largest Korean population outside of South Korea, LA’s sprawling Koreatown neighborhood offers an almost overwhelming number of food, beverage and shopping options at every turn. Traditionally home to many Korean families and a large Latino……

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Word of Mouth: Port Douglas, Australia: Two nearby World Heritage Sites and a watersport-driven coastline make this Aussie town an outdoor adventure launch pad

Word of Mouth: Port Douglas, Australia


by Jocelyn Voo

Often overshadowed by Cairns, a neighboring—somewhat hectic—tourist town, Port Douglas is a reprieve for those desiring the big outdoor adventure of Tropical North Queensland with the kick-back roots of a sleepy fisherman’s town. Not……

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Word of Mouth: Addis Ababa: On the cusp of a renaissance, the Ethiopian capital packs plenty of charm off the beaten path

Word of Mouth: Addis Ababa


by Jenny Miller

Addis Ababa is a capital on the up-and-up. As the gateway to the rest of Ethiopia and its beguiling landscape, Addis is a city of almost constant sunshine and, in recent years, construction dust. Countless hotels, a light rail system……

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Word of Mouth: Hood River, Oregon: A picturesque mecca for sports enthusiasts and gourmands alike

Word of Mouth: Hood River, Oregon

Just an hour outside Portland lies Hood River, both a convenient getaway and an encapsulation of what makes this area of Oregon so great—fantastic beer and coffee, access to the Columbia River and the slopes of Mount Hood, and a vibrant outdoor scene……

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Word of Mouth: Edinburgh : Six must-stop spots in Scotland’s exquisite capital city

Word of Mouth: Edinburgh


A mythical city tucked beneath the gaze of a magnificent castle, Edinburgh draws hordes of annual visitors—be that for its position beside the whisky world, proximity to historic golf courses, or the acclaimed annual Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Tucked……

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Word of Mouth: Food and Drink, Carnaby: From BBQ to six-course tasting menus, the best of the newly transformed London neighborhood

Word of Mouth: Food and Drink, Carnaby


by Adam Coghlan

London is known as a city of many villages and neighborhoods, each with their own personalities and peculiarities. Once the epicenter of London’s “Swinging ’60s,” until now Carnaby’s spotlight heralded a fairly beige gentrification……

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Word of Mouth: Reykjavik Nightlife: With seasons of never-ending light, in this city parties start late and stay strong

Word of Mouth: Reykjavik Nightlife


Iceland is known as the land of fire and ice—and for good reason. Contrast is part of the Icelandic landscape and identity. Glaciers sit alongside steaming hot springs, snow-capped mountains run into black-sand beaches and in the capital of Reykjavik, the island…

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Word of Mouth: Bellingham: A James Beard-awarded chef, local craft brews and outdoor adventures in Washington’s scenic bayside town

Word of Mouth: Bellingham


One of the portals to that hypnotically beautiful chain of Pacific Northwestern islands known as the San Juans, Bellingham, Washington offers a dazzling array of outdoor pursuits for the hundreds of rugged young people who descend on this little town every year. While many attend college at Western Washington University,…

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Word of Mouth: Minneapolis: Packing a weekend of dining and shopping into the arts-loving city, with scenic views in between

Word of Mouth: Minneapolis


A city of constant construction is putting a lot of hope into its future, but we found Minneapolis, Minnesota to be inviting in its present form, too (it helps that we visited during perhaps the most ideal month, September, when clear skies—not wind chill—were the theme of the weekend). While…

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Word of Mouth: St. Pauli, Hamburg: A red light district turned creative arts corridor offers up 24 hour parties, exploratory cocktails and music galore

Word of Mouth: St. Pauli, Hamburg


With Berlin as an alluring, ever-active capital city, other destinations in Germany are often an after-thought. But that shouldn’t be the case, as each region offers different insight, different experiences and an opportunity to further explore the German culture. Hamburg, the northern port city (only two hours away from Berlin),…

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