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  1. Soak Up Art and Architecture in GlasgowScotland’s largest city boasts stunning buildings old and new, plus a homegrown DIY scene that’s transforming iconic landmarks into contemporary […]
  2. Explore the Newer Side of MilwaukeeWisconsin’s largest city is shrugging off its Rust Belt reputation by transforming old warehouses and historic buildings into boutique hotels, c […]
  3. Go Alternative in PortlandPortlandia pokes fun at it, but the city where counterculture is a way of life offers an appealing plethora of hyperlocal restaurants, […]
  4. Go Green in St. JohnEcoconscious hotels and locally sourced menus have added to the sustainable allure of this island, nearly two thirds of which is protected natio […]
  5. Taste Cutting-Edge Cuisine in BarcelonaToques trained by chef Ferran Adrià are reinventing both humble tapas and haute cuisine in this Spanish coastal city.
  6. Feast on Nordic Cuisine in CopenhagenFrom Michelin-starred restaurants to gourmet hot-dog stands, the Danish capital is leading Scandinavia’s locavore movement.
  7. Dance All Night in Mexico CityParty in kitschy cantinas, booming rock clubs, and cumbia-fueled discos in this re-energized capital.
  8. Old Timer: My Atlantic CityPinky Kravitz, “Mr. Atlantic City,” 81. Lifelong resident and radio personality.
  9. Best of Atlantic CityGambling $5 BLACKJACK TABLE Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa 1 Borgata Way; 866-692-6742 Hidden right next to the B Bar, and open for business 2 […]
  10. Strip SearchA guided tour of skin clubs, from high to low.
  11. Best of Las VegasGambling $5 BLACKJACK TABLE Four Queens 202 Fremont St.; 702-385-4011 A $5 blackjack table is tough to find on the Strip. Even harder to u […]
  12. How to Flip a ChipImpress your friends and intimidate your opponents in four easy steps.
  13. Sinning on the CheapThe decadent pleasures of Las Vegas and Atlantic City have never been more affordable.
  14. What Freebies CostComping was once the stuff of sketchy casino floor managers who doled out (and withheld) freebies at their discretion.
  15. Scout Pittsburgh’s Emerging Art SceneVisual artists are reclaiming the Steel City by turning its shuttered factories and abandoned warehouses into galleries and performance spaces.
  16. Planning the GetawayFour destinations and itineraries for different kinds of newlywed adventure.
  17. Scope Out Art in the BerkshiresEven with Tanglewood concerts and the Williamstown Theater Festival winding down, the art scene keeps this New England culture capital humming w […]
  18. Shake Your Hips in CartagenaIndulge in late-night rumba in this up-and-coming Colombian city.