Word of Mouth: Novi Sad, Serbia

A glimpse at the culinary, art and design scene of 2021's European Capital of Culture

by Leora Novick Named in advance the European Capital of Culture for the year 2021, there is no shortage of art, design, and culinary delights in Novi Sadmore than enough to tempt travelers away from Serbia’s more frequented destination, Belgrade. Nestled on the banks of Danube River and just north of the Fruka Gora national park, the city’s region marks the confluence of Croatia, Hungary, …

Word of Mouth: Key West

An island escape with everything from design hotels to local rum, pottery classes and fine dining

by Leora Novick Located at the tip of the stretch of islands making up the Florida Keys, Key West is a destination in its own category. Known for its baby boomer population and party-fueled drag along Duval Street, it’s held a reputation as a bachelor party haven and retiree village. Although the two might not seem to blend naturally, it’s a testament to the youthful …

Word of Mouth: Glasgow

With design as a theme, we explore the wonders of Scotland's cultural hub

by Leora Novick A country dominated by lush countryside, Scotland is at first glance a mélange of greys and greens. Storm-streaked skies and rolling green waves dotted with grazing sheep are but a hint of the country’s appeal, and Glasgow is leading the colorful revolution with its hub of creativity. From culinary risks to brilliantly hued design, Scotland’s largest city is now glowing brighter than …