Features - North America

24 Hours in Philadelphia

Qatar Airways introduction of Philadelphia to its destination list on April 2 has opened up access to one of the United States great cities, rich in history as the centre of the US fight for independence while undergoing a seemingly perpetual modernisation through ambitious boutiques, top-class restaurants, and an energy buoyed by an influx of transplants priced out of nearby New York City and Washington DC.

24 Hours in Miami

Often referred to as ‘The Capital of Latin America’, Miami boasts the largest Spanish-speaking population in the USA, with its every corner emanating a Latin buzz. Couple that with year-round temperate weather (thanks to the Gulf Stream ocean current), and you have the ideal place for a US vacation.

Articles - North America

24 hours in Chicago

Adversity builds character. In Chicago, it also built skyscrapers. The massively destructive Great Chicago Fire of 1871 set the stage for the city's transformation into what it is today.

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24 hours in Montreal

Odd, given its minus 13°C average winter temperatures, but Montrealers are especially fond of their all-weather, buzzing street culture.

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24 hours in New York

It’s called ‘The City That Never Sleeps’ – and with good reason. New York City defines energy, and any visitor to the city absorbs this instantaneously. You can sleep later – now, you have 24 hours in Manhattan. So let’s make the most of it.

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