Articles by Margie Stahl

Weekend Getaways

Caught the Travel Bug? Here’s Where to Skip Town on a Long Weekend Getaway

Home to cultural outlets, creative locals, and epic sunsets, Cannon Beach, Oregon makes for a stunning weekend getaway. (Photo: Alamy) After a tiring week at work, there’s nothing like setting out on a long weekend getaway….
Tips + Trends

Don’t Leave Hawaii Without Trying These Island Must-Do’s

Feel the power of the thundering Akaka Falls while hiking through the park. (Photo: Alamy) If you’re planning a visit to Hawaii for the first time, it can be overwhelming to decide what to do….
Tips + Trends

Fewer People, More Discounts: Book a Vacation With Off-Season Travel Deals

For a real getaway, travel gurus know that the off-season is the preferred time to visit a slew of destinations. Let other vacationers tiptoe through crowds at the beach in summer’s heat or stand in…
Tips + Trends

Beginner’s Ski Tips for Your Winter Break

Before you hit the slopes, get the skinny on skiing with our beginner’s tips. (Photo: Alamy) Skiing for the first time can be a frightening experience, especially if you don’t have any prior knowledge of…
Eat + Drink

Best Denver Beer Festivals: Find Your Hoppy Place

With more than 700 breweries represented, the Great American Beer Festival is the largest collection of U.S. beer served in a public tasting event. (Photo: Alamy) From a rich, chocolate stout to a light and…

Yo Tengo Hambre: Dig Into Miami’s Best Cuban Cuisine

Tuck into a heaping plate of ropa vieja for your Cuban food fix. (Photo: Alamy) Miami is the epicenter of Cuban culture in the United States, and it’s little surprise the city lays claim to…
Eat + Drink

Be a Fearless Foodie and Try These Exotic Shanghai Dishes

Chow down on snake heads like a Shanghai local. (Photo: Alamy) When it comes to local food, Shanghai dishes out a unique experience for its visitors. From the Peking duck that is beloved across the…

Would You Eat a Dragon’s Beard? Try These 7 Local Seoul Snacks

Seoul’s many wonders include its ancient temples, royal palaces, and modern museums, but there’s one other attraction visitors must experience: the local food. As you explore the lively streets of Seoul and work up an…
Culture + Style

Where Locals Shop for the Best Deals in Shanghai

An upscale clothing store is one of many high-end retailers on Shanghai’s Huaihai Road. (Photo: Alamy) Shanghai is bursting with culture and history—which is why most visitors fall hard for this lively city and are…
Tips + Trends

Atlanta’s Not Fooling Around When it Comes to Being “The Big Peach”

Everything is peachy keen in the Big Peach. (Photo: Alamy) Atlanta is America’s undisputed capital of all things peach. Affectionately coined the “Big Peach,” Atlanta has peach-themed street names, license plates, events, and foodstuffs that…