• Travel in Style

    Travel in Style

    Three NYC hotels with East Side elegance



    When planning your next weekend getaway to New York City, check out these three luxurious hotels, each of which offer a distinct…
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  • Idyllic Nantucket

    Idyllic Nantucket

    Surf ‘n charm make for a terrific vacation spot



    Where can you go where you'll find nary a traffic light, a fast food restaurant chain, or a neon sign? Where you…
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  • Visit Historic Fort Smith

    Visit Historic Fort Smith

    This Civil War fort and city is rooted in American history.



    Whether you happen to be in Arkansas or on a cross-country road trip, don't forget to check out the historic Fort Smith.…
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  • Brandywine Treasure Trail Passport

    Brandywine Treasure Trail Passport

    Enjoy 11 different Brandywine Valley attractions.



    If you need a summer getaway or even a nice staycation, the Brandywine Treasure Trail Passport Program provides the perfect opportunity. Presented…
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  • Charleston’s Southern Charm

    Charleston’s Southern Charm

    Makes you want to come back



    It doesn't take long to see what Rhett (as in Butler) meant when he told Scarlett (as in O'Hara) that he was…
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  • Vienna: Explore the Imperial Lifestyle

    Vienna: Explore the Imperial Lifestyle

    Let yourself get carried away by one of Europe’s most beautiful cities



    When I had the opportunity to join friends on a short trip to Vienna a year ago, I didn't hesitate. Of course…
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  • Immerse Yourself in Magical Kenya

    Immerse Yourself in Magical Kenya

    Culture, wildlife and a stunning landscape wait for you



    "The views were immensely wide. Everything that you saw made for greatness and freedom, and unequalled nobility." — Karen Blixen, "Out of…
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  • A Warm Welcome from Ottawa

    A Warm Welcome from Ottawa

    Food, flowers and festivals make for a tourists’ delight



    Every time I visit Canada, I have the feeling that I'm visiting an old friend. Though I've been fortunate enough to see…
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  • Stepping Back in Time in Everglades City

    Stepping Back in Time in Everglades City

    Everglades Rod and Gun Club enjoys well-earned reputation as a favorite of the rich and famous



    Travel down the west coast of Florida, past Naples and Marco Island until you can't go any farther. Pull into the sleepy…
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  • Spa Time in Scotland

    Spa Time in Scotland

    Indulgent delights await in one of the world’s most scenic countries



    If you think the Scots are a dour, frugal lot (an undeserved, or at least out-of date, reputation, in my experience), you…
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  • Revisiting Vietnam: Both Here and There

    Revisiting Vietnam: Both Here and There

    The wall in D.C. reminds us of sacrifice; a visit to Vietnam reveals a healing country that welcomes American tourists



    No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now.— Richard…
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  • Charlottesville: Life in a Garden of Eden

    Charlottesville: Life in a Garden of Eden

    Restored gardens, thriving wineries illustrate Thomas Jefferson’s vision



    George Washington may be the father of our country, but surely Thomas Jefferson was the smartest guy in the room. Travel to…
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  • Quito, Ecuador, in “The Land of Eternal Spring”

    Quito, Ecuador, in “The Land of Eternal Spring”

    Temperate climate, fascinating history and familiar currency appeal to American travelers and retirees



    This is the first in a two-part series about visiting Ecuador. South America was conjoined with Africa as part of the supercontinent…
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  • Aboard The Queen Mary II

    Aboard The Queen Mary II

    Double crossing the North Atlantic



    It all began because of my older brother Ed's desire to visit England being thwarted by his fear of flying. It is…
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  • Key Largo Day Dreamin’

    Key Largo Day Dreamin’

    Island vacation lets you play hide and seek with tropical fish



    Cruising along the Overseas Highway, the ride feels more like a nature trail than a roadway. Butterflies fly backward. Miniature deer bound…
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