My family’s love affair with the N.C. mountains

For us, time spent in the hills is like a spiritual journey.
By Glenn Burkins | August 20, 2020

Travel diary: How I spent a week in Bali

Charlotte resident Glyn Stanley shares highlights from a nine-day group trip to Bali, Indonesia.
By Glyn Stanley | October 5, 2019

More than 54 million people projected for Thanksgiving travel, says AAA

According to new data from AAA, 54.3 million Americans will travel from Nov. 21 to Nov. 25 for the Thanksgiving […]
By QCity Metro Staff | November 13, 2018

London and Paris, the second time around, still delight

Planning to take advantage of falling prices to Europe? Here are some memorable moments and tips if you visit these vibrant, bustling historic cities.
By Mordecia D. Strickland | September 12, 2018

Want to get away? Visit black-owned B&Bs in the Carolinas

Morehead Manor and Thee Matriarch are two bed-and-breakfast options operated by black entrepreneurs.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 7, 2018

American Airlines relaxes baggage policy for Basic Economy

Basic Economy passengers will be allowed a free carry-on, beginning Sept. 5.
By QCity Metro Staff | August 20, 2018

History told in honest detail at Old Slave Mart Museum in Charleston

This South Carolina port city, once the epicenter of America's slave trade, is slowly beginning to grapple with its checkered history.
By Patsy V. Pressley | July 11, 2018

Real ID is coming: What you should know before the deadline hits

Starting in October 2020, the federal government may no longer accept your driver's license as a valid form of identification, so North Carolina DMV is promoting "Real ID."
By Glenn Burkins | June 20, 2018

5 ways to have big fun during an airport layover

I love airports. There, I said it. When going on a trip, even if it’s just a 1-hour-15-minute jaunt to […]
By Desiree Rew | November 7, 2017

Wheels Up! Bangkok, Thailand

For three Charlotte women, a layover in Thailand's capital became a three-day odyssey of exotic food, sightseeing, shopping and one unforgettable Thai massage.
By Michaela Duckett | May 9, 2017