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CITC Chicago

Caroline in the City Guide to Chicago

Tweet Don’t call it Chi-town or the Second City. Chicago, Illinois is the first in many things and rivals fellow American cities in terms of its cultural offerings and restaurants. Once home to Native American tribes and fur traders, the city’s turning point was the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893. It took place in the wake […]

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CITC Tel Aviv

Caroline in the City Guide to Tel Aviv

Tweet While most people visit Israel for historic cities like Jerusalem, Tel Aviv is the country’s cultural capital.Founded in 1909 by Jewish immigrants in Jaffa,  it’s located on the Mediterranean, making the atmosphere totally different. Whereas Jerusalem is still conservative because of the faiths that converge there, Tel Aviv is where the young people live. […]

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CITC Las Vegas

Caroline in the City Guide to Las Vegas

Tweet Originally settled by Mormons, the city of Las Vegas transformed quickly with the legalization of gambling. Names like Bugsy Siegel, the Rat Pack, and Howard Hughes came here to seek their fortunes, opening hotels, performing and perhaps partaking in less-than-legal activities. The city went through its Golden Age before the rise of the modern […]

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CITC Toronto

Caroline in the City Guide to Toronto

Tweet After visiting Toronto, Canada for a conference a few years back, I found the city to be perhaps one of the most underrated in North America. The city is a melting pot of different cultures, bringing in ethnic eateries with influences from China, Vietnam, India and beyond. The young and hip have moved into […]

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CITC Miami

Caroline in the City Guide to Miami

Tweet The city of Miami, Florida elicits a number of images: Miami Vice, South Beach, and Little Havana. It’s where dozens of Caribbean cultures come together, including Cuban, Haitian, Dominican and much more. Miami is surrounded by water so there are miles of beaches stretching from the north and to both coasts of Miami Beach. […]

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