Word of Mouth: Porto

Vintage furniture, vegetarian fare, obscure records and everything in between in Portugal's northern metropolis

Porto is no longer limited to its UNESCO World Heritage-recognized Old City, replete with meticulously preserved Romanesque, Gothic and Manueline-stylearchitectural structures and seven river-expanding bridgesnot to mention its renowned wine culture. The city evokes an industrial-hip vibe supported by a vibrant nightlife and thriving music and art scenes. Lifting its head out of economic despair, Porto (like its familial city of Lisbon) has experienced a …

Word of Mouth: London Coffee Shops

Our tour of the English capital's finest places to grab a cup of Joe, from bike shops to DIY radio stations

by Anya Lawrence For a city that rarely sleeps, it’s no wonder that London’s coffee shop scene is booming. Gone with the dominance of generic international chains, the emphasis is no longer just on the convenience of grabbing a freshly brewed cup from an insignificant cafe. From coffee shops boasting beautiful bespoke interiors and inventive design concepts to those championing ethical sourcing, there’s something to …

City Guides: Detroit

An update to our favorite places for food, drink, art and fun in the ever-evolving and inspiring Motor City

Since overhauling our City Guides last fall, we’ve had many an opportunity to make our way back to Detroit and delve further into one of the most culturally rich cities in the country. While there, various team members found that the ever-expanding urban revitalization has lead to the creation of many new, valuable venues. And Detroit’s vibrant creative class, which invested in the city when …