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Portland Top Ten

More and more travelers are making their way to the Rose City for excellent restaurants, stunning scenery and distinct coffee culture. I’m proud to say Portland, Oregon is my hometown. It has changed tremendously since I was growing up in the 1980s and 90s. Back then, it felt more like […]

Image of the restaurant Septime in Paris
Food, Paris

Is Septime the Most Parisian Restaurant in Paris?

Talking local ingredients and graffiti with Chef Bertrand Grébaut plus tips for snagging a reservation. While it’s true that many non-French chefs have helped reinvigorate Paris’s dining scene in recent years, there are plenty of native sons who are contributing immensely. I think the neo-bistro Septime, owned and operated by […]

Image of Casey Hatfield-Chiotti water skiing on Lake Pend Oreille in Northern Idaho
Adventure, Food

Sandpoint Idaho Guide

45 minutes north of Coeur d’Alene, this town on Idaho’s largest lake offers equally beautiful scenery and fewer crowds. Each summer, my family spends two weeks in Sandpoint, a town on Lake Pend Oreille in the Idaho Panhandle. I’ve done my fair share of traveling and I think this is one […]

Adventure, Food

Tulum Top Ten

Blue-green water, open-air restaurants, shipwreck-inspired hotels and a shopping scene that you might expect in Soho make Tulum endlessly enticing. Tulum, a bohemian beach town on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, is popular for a reason. Beautiful blue-green water, excellent open-air restaurants (many owned by American expats), shipwreck-inspired hotels and a shopping scene that […]