Sejong Journal: New Architecture Museum Planned for South Korea

by Ron Bernthal In November, 2020, South Korea announced that a new museum will be constructed that’s dedicated to architecture and the urban environment. The proposed Korean Museum of Urbanism and Architecture (KMUA) will be part of the new National … Continue reading

Zurich Airport opens large, mixed-use project.

by Ron Bernthal After a construction period of almost six years,  a new commercial district opened in November, 2020, at Zurich Airport. Named The Circle at Zurich Airport, Switzerland’s largest construction site has now been transformed into a modern, eye-catching … Continue reading

Zhuhai Journal: New Waterfront Neighborhood Adds to “China’s Most Livable City” ReputationMo Dg

By Ron Bernthal With almost two-million residents, Zhuhai is considered a “small” Chinese city, but it is certainly not an undiscovered city.  Located at the southern tip of the Pearl River Delta of Guangdong Province, Zhuhai is one of the … Continue reading

Cape Cod’s ‘Second Summer’ Lasts Until November!

Cape Cod, Massachusetts— Definition: Cape Cod’s Second Summer — A phenomenon, part wish and part reality, which extends the perception, happiness and freedom of summer into September, October and even into early November. Because Cape Cod is bathed in warm … Continue reading

Nordhavn Journal: Two Metro Stations Symbolize Denmark’s Newest Design Destination

by Ron Bernthal From savvy new architecture and design galleries to seaside bathing and amazing dining venues,  Nordhavn is a revitalized Danish city located on the Øresund strait, just 10-15 minutes from Copenhagen’s center city via the new M4 Metro line. … Continue reading

Brasilia Journal: Brazil’s Capital Turns 60

The capital of Brazil was inaugurated on 21 April 1960, following a four-year construction period and containing landmark works by a roaster of Brazilian modernists; this year, 2020, Brasilia celebrates its 60th anniversary. By Ron Bernthal All Photos by Paul … Continue reading

Da Vinci – Inventions Hands-On Exhibit at Kean U, New Jersey through April 12

By Laurie Millman and Martin D. Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com What do plans for a four-person tank, SCUBA gear and ball bearings have in common? They were all designed by Leonardo Da Vinci in the 15th century – 400 … Continue reading

Review: Portland Harbor Hotel, Portland, Maine

by Ron Bernthal * Banner Image – Two Lights State Park, Cape Elizbeth, Portland (photo Joanna Tricorache) During the past decade Portland, Maine, has been going through something of a culinary boom. Travel + Leisure magazine has placed it on … Continue reading

New Orleans: It’s Not ‘All About The Jazz’ Destination Wedding Guest Discovers

By Laurie Millman and Martin Rubin Photos by Laurie Millman and Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Laurie spent years staying away from New Orleans, Louisiana, with the excuse that she didn’t enjoy jazz enough to go there. Recently, though, … Continue reading