New York has always been one of my favorite cities since I can remember. It's exactly like you see it in the movies. It has a kind of character and so many things to do. I love Central Park — it's probably my favorite place to go. I enjoy walking around and shopping on Fifth Avenue or down in Soho.
Toronto International Film Festival] and lots of little restaurants that have been converted from houses. It feels European to me, which I really enjoy.
Carry-on or checked bags?
Depends. Probably more checked, especially when I take a longer trip.
When you go away, what are your must-have travel items?
An empty suitcase to bring things back.
What's your best or worst travel memory?
I don't really have one. I missed the train on the way to Paris. I had to buy another ticket. We went there from Amsterdam, and the hours are written very strangely. A friend had bought it for me before I arrived. I wasn't totally familiar with the hours. I had this hour set in my head, and it wasn't the right [time]. I missed it by three hours. … And they don't have refunds.
If you go
If you want to travel to some of Jeremy Guthrie's favorite cities, here's where to find information on hotels, sightseeing and more:
Tourist Office of Spain, One Grand Central Place, 60 E. 42nd St., New York, NY 10165-0039; http://www.spain.info.
Toronto Convention & Visitors Association, P.O. Box 126, 207 Queens Quay West, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1A7 Canada, 800-499-2514, http://www.seetorontonow.com.
New York, nycgo.com