• A Beloved Maryland B&B

    A Beloved Maryland B&B

    Three presidents have stayed at Cambridge’s Albanus Phillips Inn.

      Albanus Phillips Inn  314 Mill St., Cambridge, Md., (410) 228-2990 cost: $150-$179 weekdays (double occupancy); $160-$199 weekends. Suites are $300-$325 weekdays; $325-$350 weekends. drive time: 2 hours,…
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  • The Perfect New York Weekend

    The Perfect New York Weekend

    The Pierre Hotel, an iconic destination on Central Park, treats people and pups like royalty.

    There were several reasons to spend a long weekend celebrating my birthday in New York. It’s the mecca of everything theatrical, artistic…
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  • Visiting Israel

    Visiting Israel

    11 sites not to miss in the Holy Land.

    Overlooking the ancient walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, the King David Hotel has been the home base of choice for…
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  • Postcard-Worthy Provence

    Postcard-Worthy Provence

    Named the European capital of culture in 2013, France’s second-largest city is making a comeback.

    The first, heady whiff of the saffron-laced bouillabaisse broth at Chez Fonfon in Marseille, France, summed up the sea in a bowl.…
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  • The Magic of Monhegan Island

    The Magic of Monhegan Island

    Quietly making memories in Maine

    We’re queuing up on the docks of the charming village of Port Clyde, ready to climb aboard a 65-foot ferry, the Elizabeth…
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  • Stone Harbor Celebrates Centennial

    Stone Harbor Celebrates Centennial

    Historic beach town remains popular tourist attraction

    Perched 400 feet above the Atlantic, hanging below a large, bright blue parachute, are a man and woman parasailing. They soar through…
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  • Passageways to the Past

    Passageways to the Past

    The covered bridges of Chester County

    Whenever I cross a covered bridge, I think how different they are from the towering steel monstrosities of today. My thoughts dwell…
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  • A Tour of Old Québec

    A Tour of Old Québec

    Travel to this historic spot in Canada to experience Paris without a language barrier

    The Historic District of Old Québec (Vieux-Québec) is the only fortified city with preserved ramparts on the continent north of Mexico. However,…
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  • Un-Cruise Hawaii

    Un-Cruise Hawaii

    An exciting departure from a traditional cruise

    The thought of jumping off the deck of a traditional cruise vessel and splashing into the Pacific Ocean is unheard of. But…
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  • The Splendor of Longwood Gardens

    The Splendor of Longwood Gardens

    A du Pont passion for horticulture

    Many people assume that highly renowned businessmen focus almost exclusively on one thing: the success of their business. Yet, some of our…
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  • Laid-back Luxury Cruise

    Laid-back Luxury Cruise

    Elegance and style on the Mediterranean sea

    From the moment they step into the Europa II's posh, light-filled lobby, surrounded by massive windows framing the turquoise blue Mediterranean sea,…
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  • Unionville Retains 19th-Century Charm

    Unionville Retains 19th-Century Charm

    A brief history of Unionville, Pa., known for its 19th-century rural heritage.

    Strolling the back roads of Unionville, Pa., one senses the serenity of a small village on the fringe of a bustling Chester…
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  • Renting a Villa or Vacation Home

    Renting a Villa or Vacation Home

    Five high-end rental companies help to personalize a getaway for you

    Dreaming of relaxing by the infinity pool of your palatial vacation home? With new rental companies emerging for today's travelers, an experience…
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  • Poolside Paradise

    Poolside Paradise

    Plunge into a posh resort on either U.S. coast

    All resort swimming pools are not created equal, and two destinations on opposite U.S. coasts offer newly refurbished sprawling pool areas that…
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  • A Quaint Quaker Past

    A Quaint Quaker Past

    Chester County Meetinghouses Offer Religious and Colonial History

    As a young man in 17th-century Great Britain, George Fox searched for spiritual guidance, but the Church of England was unable to…
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  • An Epicurean Journey

    An Epicurean Journey

    Tampa hotel gives culinary vacationers something to sink their teeth into

    Over the past decade, the pop culture prestige of chefs has risen dramatically, evolving them into the rock stars that have foodies…
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  • St. Petersburg’s Renaissance

    St. Petersburg’s Renaissance

    Dalí is Part of Dynamic New Downtown

    Talk about an extreme makeover. Once taunted for its green benches, bingo nights, and sluggish snowbirds, today St. Petersburg, Fla., is a…
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  • A Taste of Turks & Caicos

    A Taste of Turks & Caicos

    Beach, Ocean and Stellar Island Dining

    When it comes to Caribbean islands, you can never be quite sure what to expect in terms of dining experiences. The diverse…
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