things to do in Barcelona — wander the beautiful streets

11 Top Things to Do in Barcelona

From visiting Gaudi's famous sites and the Picasso and Miro museums to soaking up the energy of La Rambla, there are many things to do in Barcelona.

14 Great Things to Do in Milan

I went solo to explore the world’s fashion capital, home to the Duomo and da Vinci’s Last Supper. There is such an array of wonderful things to do in Milan.
The Portland Building, one of the things to do in Portland, Oregon

10 Great Things to Do in Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon, is a leafy, pretty, green city. It feels built to human scale and harmonious with its stunning natural surroundings. There are so many incredible things to do in Portland.

Visiting Norway Solo

There are few places in the world where I don’t stick out like a sore thumb when traveling. Visiting Norway solo was a treat — not only for the usual reasons.
A view of the Seattle waterfront

Top Things to Do Solo in Seattle

There’s a certain mystic beauty to the green and gray of Seattle, enhanced by the polite and considerate calm of most everyone I encountered.
The Chicago Theater sign on a night street.

Visiting Chicago Like a Local

Most people know the Magnificent Mile, but they’ve only met one half of this dynamic urban apex spiraling up from the ordinary heartland.