The Lowdown

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We have found out the best restaurants, bars, outdoor activities, markets, shopping, and more from locals around the US, London, and soon the world! Our guests talk about everything from the best places to go in Ventura, things to do in Park City, where to drink and shop in NYC, where to get the best burgers across the US, and so much more.

  • 5 Exciting Things to Do Outdoors in Tucson, Arizona - Sonoran Desert, Biking + More

    After exploring Tucson’s colorful art scene and famed Sonoran cuisine, we met up with John Heiman of Southwest Trekking to learn all about the most exciting outdoor activities.

  • Tucson's Colorful Art Scene: Murals, Music + More

    Find out why Tucson, Arizona is a true 'Mecca of the Arts:' It's uniquely rich art scene is evidenced by the city's many galleries, music halls, larger-than-life murals + more!

  • Experience the Good Life in Chandler, Arizona

    The population of Chandler has tripled in size since the 90's! Check out why visitors and locals alike are flocking to this Sonoran city in our latest video!

  • The Taste of Napa Valley

    Whether you come for the vineyards or the friendly faces -- you’ve still got to eat! Luckily, the area is home to some of the best fine dining California has to offer.

  • Exploring Tucson's One-of-a-kind Attractions

    From underground glass-blowing schools to music venues to Instagram-famous street art, our Travel Savvy hosts will explore Tucson’s alternative scenes, guided by “out there” locals

  • Tucson, Arizona: A Premiere Culinary Destination

    WATCH: Ever since Tucson was designated a World City of Gastronomy by UNESCO the world has taken notice of all the flavor & culinary history this southern Arizona town has to offer

  • An Insider's Guide to New York's Free or Low-Cost Entertainment

    Looking for things to do in NYC, but not looking to spend a fortune? Check out these fun low cost or no cost ideas that won't break your bank.

  • Gateway to Arizona: Chandler's Unique Lifestyle

    What does population and economic growth in Chandler, Arizona mean for this summer's travel plans? Find out here, and discover the unique lifestyle this Sonoran city offers.

  • Best Sunset Pictures on Instagram

    Did your favorite vacation destination make the list? You might be surprised by which Instagram snaps were our favorites!

  • Top 5 Reasons to Visit Macao

    A small peninsula in southeast China, Macao offers more than 20 UNESCO World Heritage sites, family-friendly attractions, world-class cuisine, and more!

  • Magical Destinations Around The Globe

    For the travel obsessed, the world is filled with magical places. Here are five unforgettable destinations to add to your travel bucket list!

  • Springtime Treats in NYC

    Looking for a cool new dessert place to try this spring? We’ve rounded New York City’s trending dessert shops that will please you, as well as your Instagram followers.

  • Jesse Malin's Guide to East Village Dive Bars

    Jesse Malin discusses his favorite East Village Dive Bars. Catch great local music & avoid busy tourist areas with Jesse's list of top NYC Dive Bars!

  • Visit Tropea Italy

    Planning a trip to Italy? Add Tropea to your list of cities to visit. The beaches and views are some of the most beautiful in the world.

  • Best Desserts in Pittsburgh

    Cake, doughnuts, macarons, chocolate, and more!! Find out where to get the best desserts in Pittsburgh.

  • Brunch in Manhattan

    A guide to the best brunch spots in NYC that includes oysters, avocado toast, best rosé wine list, Southern California menu, and farm-to-table for weekend brunch.

  • Lori Cheek's Classy New York Date Spots

    NYC-based entrepreneur Lori Cheek, founder of the dating app Cheek'd, shows us the classiest date spots. Watch the video & plan a NYC night in style!

  • Classic NYC Burgers

    Travel Savvy asked America's foremost hamburger expert George Motz to find the best burger in NYC. Check out these local New York burger places on your trip!

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