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Connie Hum is the editor of Connvoyage. She loves getting in-depth and personal with local culture and believes that travel isn't merely about destinations, but rather the people you encounter and share the experiences with. Connie has slept in Bedouin caves deep in the mountains of Petra, survived a 14-day trek at a height of 5416 meters along the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal, scuba-dived with thresher sharks off the coast of the Philippines, and learned to play backgammon in the streets of Istanbul through pantomime with elderly Turkish men.Follow Connie on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Vine at @connvoyage to be a part of the adventure.
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St. James Court in Louisville
St. James Court/ Connie Hum

Louisville, Kentucky is, of course, the famed home of the Kentucky Derby, the Louisville Slugger, and Kentucky Fried Chicken, but there’s much more to this city. There are a number of under-the-radar spots worthy of attention and exploration. Here’s a sampling… Architecture buffs will fall in love exploring the homes in Old Louisville... Read More

ordinary, a great place to eat and drink in new haven
Connie Hum/Ordinary

Ever since the first settlers arrived in New Haven, Connecticut in 1637, the city’s immigrant history has shaped its dining landscape. For culturally minded travelers, New Haven is both the home of delicious local fare that’s stood the test of time and of brilliant chef minds that have conceived some of the States’... Read More

Z Garage, Detroit
Z Garage

Detroit is no stranger to economic downturns, but in true Motor City spirit, Detroit never took it lying down — and it has no plan to start now. If anything, these challenges have only provided a fertile landscape for artists and other creatives to make a splash in Michigan’s... Read More

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Richmond, Virginia has been making waves recently with an impressive roster of exciting restaurant openings that’s turning the city into the next top foodie destination in America. While there’s no shortage of mouth-watering options, here is the impressive lineup of restaurants in Richmond that’s shaking up the dining scene... Read More

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San Jose is synonymous with technology and startups, but it’s much more than an IT hub. While the Californian city is nicknamed Silicon Valley for a reason, it offers unexpected culinary and cultural gems — as well as a fascinating multi-ethnic history — beyond the headquarters of tech giants like Facebook, Cisco, and Apple. And that’s not... Read More

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Connie Hum

La Jolla is often referred to as the “Jewel of California.” With its perpetual sunshine, white sand beaches, and aquamarine waters, it’s not hard to see why. The popular tourist destination isn’t just for beach bums, either. La Jolla boasts an eclectic mix of world-class cuisine ranging from street... Read More

MardiGrasNewOrleans.com
MardiGrasNewOrleans.com

The city of New Orleans is known for its delicious food, world-famous cocktails, and, of course, wild Mardi Gras celebrations. More than one million spectators throng the French Quarter each February for the colorful costumes and an excuse to party — but that’s only a small portion of what... Read More

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Most travelers taking a weekend trip outside of Boston typically head to Cape Cod, Newport, or Provincetown. But just two hours south by car, New Bedford boasts an enthralling history for an unexpected escape. Hiding in the restored cobblestone streets of downtown — designated a national park less than... Read More