Articles by Rachel Greenberg

Recipe: Traditional (and Romantic!) Cheese Fondue

Recipe: Traditional (and Romantic!) Cheese Fondue February 10, 2012 | Food Lovers | Read More
These days “fondue” is used to describe any food dipped into a communal bowl of hot stuff – whether it be oil to cook meat, chocolate to dip strawberries, or the classic, cheese fondue. The national dish of Switzerland since the 1930s, fondue became increasingly popular after being...

Postcard Perfect: Reed Flute Cave in Guilin, Southern China

Postcard Perfect: Reed Flute Cave in Guilin, Southern China February 10, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Located in the southern tip of China is the city of Guilin, named after the sweetly-smelling Osmathus tree that grows throughout in the area. The city is a hub of tourism and is known for its spectacular scenery. One of the most popular tourist spots is the Reed Flute Cave. This limestone cave is over...

Postcard Perfect: St. James Beach in Cape Town, South Africa

Postcard Perfect: St. James Beach in Cape Town, South Africa February 9, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
The colorfully-painted changing rooms that dot St. James Beach are a site to be seen for any visitor to Cape Town. But what better way to see them than from the window of a vintage coach train? The Atlantic Rail runs along the coast of False Bay, from Cape Town to Simon’s Town, and offers a perfect...

Postcard Perfect: Surfing with Dolphins in Santa Monica, California

Postcard Perfect: Surfing with Dolphins in Santa Monica, California February 9, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Just when we thought the idyllic beaches of Santa Monica couldn’t get any better, we saw this incredible shot. Just west of Los Angeles proper, Santa Monica boasts fantastic shopping (and people watching!) on the Third St. Promenade, pristine beaches, and a kitschy-cool boardwalk – making...

Postcard Perfect: The Living Roof at the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco

Postcard Perfect: The Living Roof at the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco February 9, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
The California Academy of Sciences is not your average “science museum”. The museum is a combination aquarium, planetarium and natural history museum that houses everything from groundbreaking research facilities to a Thursday night, adults only, cocktail hour. Located in the heart of San...

Postcard Perfect: St. Basil’s Catherdral, Moscow, Russia

Postcard Perfect: St. Basil’s Catherdral, Moscow, Russia February 1, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
When Ivan the Terrible wanted to commemorate the siege of Kazan and capture of the surrounding area, he had an incredible church constructed in the very center of Moscow. Unlike any other building built in Russia at the time, the church was colorful, whimsical, and detailed in a way no one had ever seen...

Recipe: Traditional Tom Kha Gai (Thai Coconut Soup)

Recipe: Traditional Tom Kha Gai (Thai Coconut Soup) January 30, 2012 | Food Lovers, Travel Style | Read More
The incredible mix of sweet, tangy, and sour make Tom Kha Gai one seriously addicting soup. Along with the distinctive Thai flavor, tender chicken and creamy broth provide this perfect-for-cold-weather dish a hearty texture. Aside from a few specific items, most of the ingredients can be found at any...

Postcard Perfect: Chinese New Year, Pier 27, San Francisco

Postcard Perfect: Chinese New Year, Pier 27, San Francisco January 23, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
We fell in love with this image of an artisan preparing herself for the Chinese New Year celebrations in San Francisco. Pier 27 on the Embarcadero is where all the float and parade materiel is storied before the big day, and we can only imagine the excitement and nerves before the hours-long parade hits...

10Besties: Vote for Readers’ Choice in Travel!

10Besties: Vote for Readers’ Choice in Travel! January 23, 2012 | Travel News | Read More
Our sister-site 10Best has gotten all grown up. SNIFF! The site recently went through a super-snazzy redesign (TONS of gorgeous pictures!) and has been producing loads of great content from our team of Local Experts But what we’re really proud of, is the launch of their inaugural 10Besties Awards. How...

Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center [PICS]

Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center [PICS] December 16, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
¬†Nothing reminds us of the excitement of holiday travel like skating at Rockefeller Center. It may be one of the most “touristy” things you can do in New York City, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t one of the most fun too. Grab a hat, some freshly roasted chestnuts, and enjoy the...