Today’s Beijing is an almost schizophrenic mish-mash of history and cutting-edge modernity; ancient culture and youthful energy; traditional customs and punk rock. Along with this new Beijing comes cool, creative places to see and be seen, where young hipsters hang out and party down.
With a reported 18,696 restaurants in Manhattan alone, deciding where to enjoy a meal in New York City is no easy task. But if Italian food is what you’re craving, the obvious answer is to head to Little Italy.
Little Italy is a neighborhood in lower Manhattan known for its large population of Italians as well as the San Gennaro Festival-a large street fair held during the last two weeks of September and great Italian food. Mulberry Street between Broome and Canal Street is especially well known for its delicious Italian restaurants.
No longer reserved for gamblers and wild bachelor parties, Las Vegas now has everything the female heart desires. Once considered a playground for groups of men, Las Vegas also offers a blissful escape from the daily grind for groups of women. According to statistics at insiderlv.com, 50% of visitors to Vegas are women and 79% of Vegas visitors are married. That means more and more women are visiting Sin City for the ultimate girlfriend getaway.
Boston’s own mayor-for-life, Tom “Mumbles” Menino, prides himself on the fact that his city is a pedestrian paradise. He’s right–it is. Although a cynic may point out that Boston is also a driver’s third circle of hell. See, out west, people had time to design cities. Boston just sort of happened, and when they ran out of room, they filled in the ocean with trash and built luxury condos on top.