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Taverna Agora serves delicious Greek cuisine to Raleigh’s vibrant downtown

I wouldn’t exactly describe myself as a “foodie” per say, however, when I happen upon fare that's memorable for all the right reasons, I have to share the news. That’s precisely how I felt when I sat down to dine at Raleigh’s Taverna Agora Greek Kitchen and Bar. Taverna Agora was a landmark on Raleigh’s Glenwood Avenue, North, for years. The popular restaurant acquired a reputation for serving fine Greek cuisine at a reasonable price. In recent months, Taverna Agora has made a move from its old location and is now part of the city’s vibrant downtown dining scene at [...]

Bardot French Brasserie at The Aria in Las Vegas -Michael Mina’s take on classic French cuisine

A guest post by Michael Hepworth of Perfect Travel Today BARDOT FRENCH BRASSERIE at the swanky Aria Hotel in Las Vegas is the latest venture from San Francisco celebrity chef Michael Mina in the same spot as his now defunct American Fish. That restaurant failed due to logistical issues of flying in fish from all over the country and the high prices that were charged because of those problems. No such issues with Bardot which opened on April 11th and after a few weeks is starting to do brisk business. Service is great, the atmosphere is electric just like a [...]

Lights, camera, action – Silverspot is coming to Chapel Hill

If you live in or are considering traveling to Chapel Hill, North Carolina, the charming college town is about to get more entertaining. Florida-based Silverspot is about to open their third theater and their first in the Tar Heel State. What is Silverspot? Silverspot is a high-end movie theatre that’s 100% dedicated to the movie experience. Despite the fact we live in an era where it's possible to stream films to a multitude of devices, nothing beats watching a movie on the big screen. That being said, today’s movie-goers are looking for more than just a big screen and loud [...]

Seven kid-friendly things to do in Charleston

Considering a family vacation to Charleston? There's so much to do in Charleston, you're likely to have a tough time deciding where to go first.  This gorgeous coastal town offers unlimited possibilities for family fun, certain to keep young ones entertained. Here are seven fantastic options that will keep parents and young travelers happy. 1. Fort Sumter Catch the boat and take the journey across the bustling Charleston Harbor to Fort Sumter. Kids will enjoy the journey as much as the experience of visiting the historic fort. While at the fort, listen to park rangers tell the history of this [...]

Five things you’ll love about National Harbor

Just south of Washington, DC along the banks of the Potomac River near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge in Prince George's County, Maryland sits National Harbor. Though a relatively new addition to the waterfront, the multi-use development has quickly become a popular tourist destination. With its direct access to I-95 it's well worth taking the time to pull over and visit National Harbor. Here are five things you'll love about National Harbor:   Shopping There are over 150 shops and stores at National Harbor. From outlet stores, well known retailers, to quirky one-of-a-kind shops and boutiques; there's truly something for everyone.   [...]