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Blues and Bluegrass in North Carolina

by JFrye 2 weeks ago - last edited 2 weeks ago

Blues and Bluegrass in North CarolinaSomewhere in the mountains along the border between North Carolina and Virginia, bluegrass – that American musical genre personified by banjo, mandolin and fiddle – was born. In Raleigh, Durham and surrounding cities, you’ll find plenty of places to get an earful of some mighty fine bluegrass and blues.


Bay Area BeautyIf Willy Wonka had gone into cosmetics instead of chocolate, he might have imagined a company much like 100% Pure. Lychee, cherry, and raspberry lip glosses. Peppermint deodorants, pink-grapefruit body scrubs, and mushroom eye creams. Only in the Bay Area beauty scene could a fruit- and vegetable-dyed makeup be invented. Instead of “eating your vegetables,” you might find yourself wearing them instead. Or eating your skincare regimen.


St. Louis Cuisine: Five Must-Try Dishes

by ClaireBullen 2 weeks ago - last edited 2 weeks ago

St. Louis CuisineIf you’re coming to the Show-Me State, you best be ready to eat. The classic staples of St. Louis cuisine aren’t, shall we say, health food – instead, be prepared for gooey butter cake, toasted ravioli and plates upon plates of barbecue. It’s all bound to leave you with a few extra pounds by the end of your trip. But who cares? It’s time to let loose…


Chicago Through the Eyes of Google Glass

by Virgin-Atlantic 2 weeks ago - last edited 2 weeks ago by Moderator


To celebrate the return of our seasonal route to Chicago, we challenged professional Chicago-based snapper Clayton Hauck to photograph the city using nothing but Google Glass.


A Luxury Road Trip Around New York

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New York City Skyline from Hoboken. Image courtesy of Hunter L. Williams.jpg

The 2015 New York International Auto Show rolled into the Big Apple at the start of April, enabling car enthusiasts to get up close to some of the finest luxury cars on the planet.


On Business in Rochester NYFrom luxury hotels and craft spirits to indie concert venues, Rochester is the perfect place to mix business with pleasure. With the rapid transformation of the ‘Neighborhood of the Arts’ district (NOTA), Rochester is enjoying a creative revival in its art, food and drinks scene, meaning there’s plenty to enjoy here when the working day is done. Take a look at our guide to the best places to visit on business in Rochester NY.