Fly into Portland, one of America’s most food-obsessed restaurant meccas. The 120-mile car ride from PDX to the Salishan Resort will take a couple of hours, and there’s no better way to break that up than by stopping at a few wineries on the way in the fertile, alluvial Willamette Valley. Argue amongst yourselves if you insist, but you’re not going to find superior pinot noir anywhere else on the planet. Among the 500 plus vineyards in Oregon Wine Country you might consider stop...
Dubai is different. Built atop the desert, yet situated on the sea of the Arabian Gulf, it is at once extremely old and entirely new. Clean, safe, and ultra-affluent, this multicultural melting pot is still very much on the rise. Literally.
A good indication of how much one enjoyed a vacation comes when it’s time to depart. There are occasions when you feel ready to head back home, and others when you’re not. I could have stayed another couple of days in Bermuda.
If there are three perfect fried foods in the world, the other two are chicken and potatoes. In the case of the clam, that is due to the textural sensation of the golden coating juxtaposed against the salty sweetness of the entrapped clam.