Marche Jean-Talon Montreal Food Market

Montreal is a foodie’s dream that’s also an easy trip from NYC via Amtrak. There’s truly something for every taste bud under the sun in Montreal. The city’s French influence adds to its culinary desirability. From crepes to chocolate croissants and fondue, you can go from breakfast to lunch into dinner with French food as […]

If you haven’t considered Montreal’s winter getaway potential, our frosty Francophone neighbor to the north offers irresistible cuisine, lively nightlife and Gallic flair. If you’re still not enticed, Amtrak is sweetening the deal with a $90 round-trip weekend fare from Penn Station to Montreal. You’ll need to book before April 25 for Thursday-Monday travel now […]

Richmond fest

The northeast is a hotbed of summer music festivals. The following pitch-perfect events are all easy to reach without a car, so there’s nothing stopping you from enhancing your season with the sound of music. You’ll find a medley of musical styles performed in outdoor settings that range from urban to majestic.

Ocean House

You don’t have to look far beyond New York City to find a wealth of great winter getaways. After years of carrying our skis on board, searching for resort deals and delicious meals, and shredding the slopes (and our clothes for a polar bear swim or two), we’ve narrowed it down to our 50 favorite winter […]

New France Festival

If you don’t have a lot of time for travel this summer, combine a variety of adventures into one fabulous week at Quebec’s Les Fetes de la Nouvelle-France (New France Festival), August 6-10, 2014. From a trip back in time to a taste of France’s Loire Valley, this soirée has it all. oM caught up […]

New restaurant at Bedford Post Inn

From a paper factory-turned-hotel in Long Island City, to New York’s very first shuffleboard club and the BRIC House for the Arts, New Yorkers have had plenty of new distractions to help them get through a relentless winter. And they will have many more to enjoy this spring. Here are a few things we’re excited […]

When it comes to finding great places to eat and drink on a quick getaway, we’ve often left things to chance, happening upon a hidden gem from the seat of a bike or while walking into town from the train station. Although it’s fun to experience something so unexpectedly delicious and off the beaten path, […]

Beach Cruiser in Montreal

The prospect of biking in a foreign country is certainly intimidating. A whole host of factors contribute to this: signs can be in different languages, you might not be familiar with what routes to take and the varying cultural rules of the road that are hard to manage even to seasoned locals can be quite […]

In Concert

The music festival scene has exploded in the United States during recent years, leading to a symphony of options accessible from New York without a car. There are still plenty of long summer days to catch East Coast music festival lineups that range from alternative to hip hop to jazz, and everything in between. Brooklyn […]