Want to escape for the long weekend? We’ve got some suggestions.

Los Angeles, CA Long before Anthony Bourdain brought his TV show to Koreatown in Los Angeles, foodies have known that the continent’s best bossam is to be had in this oft-overlooked neighbourhood (west of downtown and south of Hollywood).Where to eat, stay and play in LA’s Koreatown.48 Hours in Austin Western Living 1Austin, Texas There’s no end of sun destinations a half-day’s flight from Western Canada, but there’s only one Texas.Where to eat, stay and play in Austin.Hit the pool at the MGM Grand after a night of revelry.  Las Vegas, NV Amid the neon wedding chapels, chirping slot machines and The Hangover copycat crews, Las Vegas has cultivated a sophisticated side that revels in craft cocktails and inventive menus from the next generation of superstar chefs.Where to eat, stay and play in Vegas.The very chill scene at the Modern Honolulu pool.Oahu, HI The island is right in the middle of a welcome reinvention as it sheds a tourist-tarnished reputation for being a wall of high-rises and gets serious about being a high-end hot spot for sun, surf, shopping and plenty of spectacular sights.Where to eat, stay and play on Oahu.Portland Travel Where to Eat Western Living 1 Portland, OR It gave us food trucks & craft distilleries & barrel-aged cocktails. But a visit to Portland five years into the food revolution shows that it has become so much more than the sum of its quirky parts.Where to eat, stay and play in Portland.