Sometimes I wonder why I lug my bag through airports, following my own recommendation to pack light enough to carry it on. It can be a drag, dragging your bag through airports. But once in a while I’m reminded of the joy of having everything with you – like the time I avoided a long layover by hopping on an earlier flight from Copenhagen to Bergen. After getting to my hotel two hours before planned, I enjoyed a jumpstart on my Norway time with a lovely evening in a salty port town, where summer’s “magic hour” lasts until 11 p.m.
Fossil-rich cliffs in Canada from 500 million years ago, sea caves used by Neanderthals, 99 artificial islands in the remote Pacific Ocean and 17 structures designed by the French-Swiss architect Le Corbusier are among 21 new sites inscribed on the World Heritage List.
It doesn't matter what draws you to Stockton's sunny streets. Whether you're Delta bound, wine-country set, or simply headed downtown for a concert or game, you'll need nourishment. Stockton's dining scene has taken off in recent years.
It’s generally accepted that New Orleans is unlike any other American city. Where else will you find people willingly boarding buses marked “Cemeteries”? Where else will voodoo priests and priestesses be lauded as rock stars, their graves decorated with floral tributes? What other city deifies its sinners and names its football team the Saints?