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Our Travel guide is written for the those looking for upscale, luxury vacation ideas and accommodations around the world. We also share tips for getting there and making the most of your experience.

Brittany
Featured Destinations

In the Footsteps of the Knights of the Round Table

Southwestern Great Britain and French Brittany have shared some common history and culture for centuries. Britons, who left Great Britain during the 5... Read More
Visit Boston
Featured Destinations

Boston: A Living Timeline

Yes, I live in the boonies of Southern Vermont, and I like it that way. But even in this pastoral wonderland, I regularly require a true Big City fix,... Read More
Montmartre
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Between Fiction and Reality, Montmartre

For many, Montmartre is the loveliest village in Paris. Artists have immortalized it in hundreds of paintings, songs and movies for decades. Therefore... Read More
Tips

Going Native: 3 Rules While Shopping on Vacation

The beach, the sunshine, the margaritas…it’s all so alluring. That plumeria-scented soap, that six-pound box of chocolate covered macadamia nuts, ... Read More
Grand Teton National Park
Featured Destinations

Treasures of the Tetons

Grand Teton National Park is justly famous for its towering peaks, alpine lakes, hiking trails, and abundant wildlife. I first visited the park in 199... Read More
solo vacations
Tips

Why More Women are Taking Solo Vacations

In AdventureWomen's 2017 survey of women travelers, 32% said they always travel alone and another 36% said they sometimes travel alone. And the major... Read More
slovenia travel
Featured Destinations

Detour Through Slovenia: Dragons, Caves and Castles

Even nowadays, it is still possible to explore Slovenian wonders without too many crowds. While one encounters a few buses filled with tourists in the... Read More
lost luggage
Tips

What I Learned from Lost Luggage

The long awaited river cruise from Moscow to St. Petersburg began with flight changes and delays, but the coach to take us to our boat was waiting for... Read More
Cruises

Cruise Control: Choosing the Best Cruise Ships

Dorthy Shore has reported on a great-sounding cruise she took aboard Uniworld Cruise Line's S.S. Catherine. Having just taken my sixth cruise, on thre... Read More
visit Vermont
Featured Destinations

Finding Magic in Southern Vermont: Spring and Summer

The first time I laid eyes on Vermont, it was a crisp early September afternoon in 1976. Naive, nervous, and hopeful, I had flown from San Antonio to ... Read More
Venice islands
Featured Destinations

Away from Venice, Into the Lagoon

Leaving Venice behind for a day and enjoying the pleasures offered by other smaller and perhaps more picturesque islands in the lagoon is an unforgett... Read More
travel carry-on bags
Tips

The Wisdom of Travel Carry-On Bags

Experienced travelers swear by carry-on luggage. In the past I haven’t joined their ranks, mostly because I’m the sort of person who thinks if I m... Read More
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