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Our featured destinations articles cover everything from the exotic to the familiar with don’t miss travel tips for the seasoned traveler.

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Our featured destinations articles cover everything from the exotic to the familiar with don’t miss travel tips for the seasoned traveler.

Winter Weekend in New York
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Want to Experience a Winter Weekend in New York — Wait Until February

I know. I have seen all the pictures from my friends on social media. What could be better than a pre-holiday winter weekend in New York where you c... Read More
Berlin Christmas Market
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Top 10 Berlin Christmas Markets

Christmas traditions are a key feature of the German culture. Big or small, countless Christmas markets sprout in every neighborhood. The most famous ... Read More
Travel Trends
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8 Travel Trends to Know About in 2019

Travel trends for 2019 are going to be centered on a few creative trends that continue to shape and change the way people look at and experience the w... Read More
Verdun
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A Family’s Pilgrimage to WWI Sites

Several months ago, my father expressed his wishes to visit a few WWI sites, most notably Verdun where his father had served as an artillery gunman. M... Read More
Montalvo Arts Center
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Artist With a Light Heart

If you are traveling to Silicon Valley this winter, the Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga is showing us its light side - and its most ambitious - compl... Read More
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A Journey of Connection: Meeting the Dalai Lama

In October, I found myself in Dharamsala, India, with a group of thirty, waiting to meet the Dalai Lama outside of the gate to his residence. I hadn... Read More
Palm Springs Weekend Getaway
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A Weekend In and Around Palm Springs

I'd been hearing about it for years: the oasis of calm and sophistication on offer in the middle of the desert, a respite from LA's madness, just two ... Read More
Le Puy du Fou, France’s Best Amusement Park
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Le Puy du Fou, France’s Best Amusement Park

Every year, French families flock to Le Puy du Fou, one of the most successful amusement parks in France. Don’t expect thrilling roller coasters her... Read More
Mont Saint-Michel
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Mont Saint-Michel: An Island Between Sky and Sea

Growing up in the Mont Saint-Michel Bay, I could feel this great monument's presence almost everyday. I saw it from my grandparents’ house and from ... Read More
Maine Coast Feature
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Down East Along the Maine Coast

They say if you could stretch out the entire Maine coast, every bay and cove and crevice expanded into a straight line, that line would reach all the ... Read More
Alaskan Vacation Feature
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Here’s Why An Alaskan Vacation Could Change Your Life

Are you looking for a transformative travel experience? Do you want a break from the ordinary? Or perhaps a dramatic change of scene? An Alaskan vacat... Read More
glamping
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Glamping: Not Your Typical Nylon Tent

Just to set the record straight: my idea of camping is to stay at something other than a 5-star hotel on a floor that is not concierge level. So imagi... Read More