Posts tagged "frisky guidebook"

The Frisky Guidebook: The Venice Of The North

It was only a matter of time before we covered a city famous for sex. But Amsterdam is really less about the Red Light District and coffee shops than it is about great Dutch architecture, trendy restaurants, and great vintage shopping.
By: Leonora Epstein / August 28, 2009

The Frisky Guidebook: The Mile-High City

Maybe it’s the altitude. Or all the hard-bodied, active, young folks sauntering around. Or maybe it’s the fact that the city is exactly one mile high. Regardless, Denver has come into its own as a city that demands the nation’s attention (perfectly proven by the recent kick-ass DNC event). If you’re lucky enough to visit…
By: Lauren Cook / August 27, 2009

The Frisky Guidebook: The Holy City

Don’t let the old moniker fool you, what Charlestonians worship the most is a good party. At its busiest during wedding season and the summer months, this tourist town is worth visiting year-round with various festivals, galas, events and shows. The climate is often blessed with bouts of 70-degree weather in the dead of winter,…
By: Imee Cuison / August 26, 2009

The Frisky Guidebook: Sin City North

Only a few hours away from both New York City and Boston, there are always plenty of Americans visiting Montreal for its reputation as Canada's Sin City, as well as for its fab European influence. With strip clubs and sex shops galore—not to mention the gay-friendly vibe, drag queens, French food, and beer with higher…
By: Laura Roberts / August 25, 2009

The Frisky Guidebook: The Emerald City

Seattle's got Starbucks, Microsoft, grunge, and yes, lots of rain. But it's also got a whole lot more than that. There's your standard tourist fare in the form of the Space Needle, Seattle Center and Frank Gehry's monster of a museum, Experience Music Project, among others. But dig in a little deeper and you'll find…
By: Charlotte West / August 24, 2009

The Frisky Guidebook: The Capital City

Coming down to our nation's capitol for the Presidential Inauguration next Tuesday? Or considering a pleasure trip in the coming months? Don’t let Washington, D.C.’s buttoned-down reputation turn you off—just below the surface lies an unexpectedly fun city laced with edgy pockets and sexy surprises. After all, power can be the ultimate aphrodisiac (as a…
By: Katie Knorovsky / January 15, 2009

The Frisky Guidebook: The City Of Love

As the romance capital of the world, Paris has the authority on many sexy things. After all, they did give the world couture dresses, Catherine Deneuve, and, of course, French kissing. Here are our suggestions for getting down in the city of love.
By: Leonora Epstein / December 5, 2008

The Frisky Guidebook: The City Of Roses

You’ll be struck by the greenery—Forest Park is the largest wilderness park within city limits in the United States, and Washington Park’s rose garden is worth a visit—and the friendly vibe of Portland, Oregon. Straddling the Willamette River, Portland is home to funky bars, a terrific underground music scene, and restaurants that would delight any…
By: Molly Niendorf / November 6, 2008

The Frisky Guidebook: London

London needs little introduction. Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, high tea at four o’ clock: even on the beaten tourist circuit, this city is a charmer. But it’s also a high-energy international center that manages to be old-world classy and cutting-edge trendy all at the same time. English-speaking and cute accents… how can you go wrong?
By: Lindsay Allen / October 2, 2008

The Frisky Guidebook: The Finest City

I grew up in San Diego, so I've spent years hearing people say to me, "Oh my GOD, San Diego is the most beautiful city in the United States" and being, like, "Huh? I guess." Growing up in a place often makes it hard to appreciate it's natural beauty so after moving away for college…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 5, 2008

The Frisky Guidebook: The Twin Cities

The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota may not be the first place you'd consider to vacay -- after all, isn't the cold basically unbearable for most of the year? Yes -- but you know what they say about people who are forced to hibernate inside for nine months out of the year…
By: Emily Poster / August 1, 2008

The Frisky Guidebook: Vice City

In the words of the great Will Smith, “Welcome to Miami…” where people really do party “all night on the beach ‘til the break of dawn.” As the sun gloriously beats down, the streets are lined with so many al fresco diners and strolling locals that you start to wonder if anyone actually works i…
By: Nadine Cheung / July 3, 2008

The Frisky Guidebook: The City Of Brotherly Love

Forget Rocky and cheesesteaks! The city of Philadelphia is a haven for all art, music, food, theater, culture and adventure lovers alike. With summer upon us, it makes a great weekend trip with something amazing to discover down each cobble stone road.
By: Michael Kelly / June 19, 2008

The Frisky Guidebook: The City of HOTlanta

Atlanta, the Dirty South, HOTlanta, the ATL -- whatever you wanna call it, Atlanta, Georgia has an incredible history. Since the Civil Rights Movement, the city was kinda known as "The City Too Busy To Hate" because it was one of the only Southern cities with a history of fighting for desegregation -- as a…
By: Courtenay Bird / June 5, 2008

The Frisky Guidebook: The Windy City

The best Chicago date ever might have been the one in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Really, how can you beat a Ferrari, a Cubs baseball game, a fancy meal, and "Twist and Shout"? But for the kind of fun even Cameron would enjoy (well, if he had a girlfriend), try these Chicago spots, and do…
By: Morgan Lord / May 22, 2008

The Frisky Guidebook: The Weirdest City In Texas

Austin is a city with a lot of heart and is a paradise for outdoor lovers, music fans, and foodies. Austin is also a wonderful place to be in the summer, a fun place to flirt, and the perfect place to fall in love.
By: Shanna Howard / May 8, 2008

The Frisky Guidebook: The City That Never Sleeps

So you're going to New York City. Obviously there is a long list of touristy things you can consider doing, especially if it's your first time -- Yankee game, Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building...or you can skip all of those, watch a few New…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 24, 2008

The Frisky Guidebook: The City By The Bay

“I Left My Heart in San Francisco” is a pretty schmaltzy old song, but once you visit the romantic City by the Bay you’ll get why so many people end up do falling completely in love with the place. Beyond the incredible scenery (at the top of every hill, you can catch a glimpse of…
By: Gillian Telling / April 10, 2008

The Frisky Guidebook: The City Of Angels

OFFBEAT DATES Any Angeleno knows that a hike up Runyon Canyon followed by brunch is a patented So-Cal date move. But for those who want to avoid the beaten path (or, in this case, trail) these offbeat L.A date activities are sure to impress. Ivan Kane’s Forty Deuce 5574 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, 90038 (323)…
By: Natalie Krinsky / March 27, 2008