When it comes to beaches, Italy’s got a lot of options, but I feel most at home in the Tuscan beach town of Forte Dei Marmi. This beach town is less than an hour from Florence but feels like another world free of tourists and full of locals.
If you're planning a trip to Morocco, people will tell you to spend a majority of your time between Marrakech and Casablanca. But, we'd recommend a different plan. Instead? Instead, we'd suggest (er, insist) you spend some time wandering off the beaten path.
Living in Manhattan for almost a decade, I was used to having everything at my fingertips. Well, everything except nature. But after relocating to Denver, getting outdoors is my norm, with one my favorites being the road trip to Boulder. And, as the weather thaws, Boulder is a pretty perfect day trip because it has something for everyone — hiking or biking; shopping; and lots of great dining. I tend to do all three: head on a hike, stock up on produce at the Farmers Market, and finish the afternoon with a bite (or two).
Gaby's sunny personality and effortless cooking would have you believe she's been a California girl her whole life, but she wasn't always sure she wanted to live here. The creator of What's Gaby Cooking shows us her One Perfect Day in Santa Monica – from spinning to juices and cocktails – proof she is right at home in her adopted city.
One of my all-time favorite road trips here in California? Taking a long weekend to drive up Highway 1 from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Here's my advice for how to do it, where to go, and what to eat.