Train travel in Europe is a bargain and, best of all, it’s easy — No need to adjust to driving a reverse standard on the opposite side of the road. No hassles about parking. No reason to stop for bathroom or fuel breaks. No need to break the bank with a rental car and petrol.
Maine tends to get fewer leaf peepers than other New England states, which means roads are less congested and it’s usually easier to get lodging and dining reservations, especially if you follow one of these suggested itineraries. But do plan a Man fall foliage trip in advance and don’t tell too many people.
William Shakespeare died 400 years ago April 23, 2016, allegedly exactly 52 years to the day from his birth. His legacy, however, lives on, and this year, his English homeland is giving The Bard his due.
It takes two hands to tick off the benies of skiing in Alberta and British Columbia: Big resorts, reliable snow, no altitude issues, two of North America’s biggest verticals, funky towns, historical hotels, and eye-candy scenery. Another big motivator is the exchange rate, currently providing a 25-30 percent discount off the American dollar (so that $995 Sunshine Mountain Lodge ski week package including five days lifts, lodging, lessons and some activities is actually closer to $750).
It’s springtime, the most wonderful time to ski and ride! Most Americans travel west to ski. Buck the trend: Ski Europe’s Alps. No North American resort can compete with the mind-boggling expanses of terrain. Think high-alpine bowls and craggy peaks zippered with equally mind-boggling varieties of lifts.
Forget Paris in the spring. Visit now, and reap big savings. Due to the November terrorist attacks, many vacationers scrapped plans to visit the City of Light.
Looking for a spa service different than the usual massage, facial, or wrap? These three treatments, available in the Phoenix-Scottsdale area in Arizona, are just that.
If you’re one of the millions of Americans completely smitten by the PBS Emmy award-winning series Downton Abbey, and you’re as wealthy as the Earl of Grantham, you can immerse yourself in the show’s Edwardian setting.
Named to the U.S. Ski Team at 18, Bahrke, a native Californian, spent 11 years globetrotting for World Cup competitions and competing in three Olympics […]
More than 30 Italian museums, including the Capitoline and Vatican Museums, as well as private collections, all loaned artifacts and masterpieces to “ROME. From the Origins to Italy’s Capital,” organized by and on view at the Museum of Civilization, in Quebec City, through Jan. 29, 2012.