Instead of falling down that travel wormhole on the worldwide web, residents in Wilmington are starting to look for a local solution when it comes to planning and executing their travel dreams.
Name your own price for that hotel stay. Be sure to compare all those rental car quotes. Then scour the Internet for hours looking for reviews, advice and the best travel package deal imaginable. Does this sound familiar? For the last two decades, this is how many American consumers planned their trips to Europe, the […]
Follow Wilmington resident Allison Carter as she celebrates her mother’s birthday with a food tour in Greenwich Village while sampling the very best pizza, cheese, wine and risotto balls the Big Apple has to offer.
Food can take you on a journey: through the past, into the present, and off to the future. As your taste buds are tempted, tantalized and satiated, you are there and that is somewhere else. It is why our society is obsessed with food and it is why the Food Network exists. Food can transport. […]
Travel and destination photographer T.J. Drechsel, a Wilmington resident, just returned from Park City, Utah where he brought in the New Year alongside a few celebrities from Dancing With The Stars.
It was his fifth visit to the Rocky Mountains, but once again, T.J. Drechsel was reminded why that spectacular view from the airplane window never gets old. “When you cross the plains in Kansas and start flying into Colorado, the contrast in landscape is just beautiful,” said Drechsel, a travel and destination photographer from Wilmington, […]
No matter your budget, the type of getaway or 'staycation' you seek, we have updated advice and suggestions on how you can stay in Port City, what to do when you get there and where to eat.
WHERE TO STAY On a budget: Atlantic Towers is a seaside eleven-story condominium complex that offers unique one- and two-bedroom suites with private balconies. Just outside Wilmington in Carolina Beach, amenities include an oceanfront outdoor pool, indoor heated pool, gazebo with a sundeck and grilling area. VisitCarolinaBeachNC.com Family: The Hilton Wilmington Riverside is the only […]
Travel and destination photographer T.J. Drechsel, a Wilmington resident, just returned from one of the most popular national parks in America where he documented the season's first majestic snowfall.
For T.J. Drechsel, living on the beautiful coast of North Carolina is a special thing. He loves where he lives, especially in the summer months. Often though his wanderlust kicks in during the off-season months. This year, among many destinations, the Wilmington resident traveled to the famed central coast of California where he had the […]
Wilmington and the surrounding areas have an emerging craft brew scene and everyone likes to drink locally, so let PortCityDaily.com break down three of the best and then see how they compare globally. Cheers.
1 Flytrap Brewing | Directions Why you should visit: Named after the Venus flytrap whose native habitat is within a 60-mile radius of Wilmington. Flytrap Brewing, located in the Brooklyn Arts District of Historic Downtown Wilmington, is a neighborhood brewery that offers a large selection of beer to choose from, serving signature brews as well […]
Right on the heels of the U.S. presidential election, Panda Powell visited the country last month to preserve relations and help build their university’s research administration capabilities.
Timing is everything. The same logic applies when you travel to a foreign land. When Wilmington resident Panda Powell rode trains in Moscow, ate at restaurants in St. Petersburg and conversed with colleagues at several different colleges in Russia, she said she was not treated differently just because she was an American. The Director of […]
Wilmington resident Pete Donat, owner of Havana's Fresh Island Restaurant in Carolina Beach, went right to the source for drinks, music, dancing and a Cuban sandwich comparison.
“It was a trip — it was not a vacation.” CAROLINA BEACH — When people ask Pete Donat about his recent visit to Cuba, he cannot emphasize this enough. Even though the United States and their former Cold War rival have just started to restore diplomatic relations, it is still illegal for Americans to leisurely […]