10 tips add value to bargain train travel in Europe

No stress, bargain train travel in Europe One of the fastest, easiest, and least stressful ways to get around Europe is by train. On three recent trips over the pond, I used BritRail as well as SwissRail passes and individual tickets, both purchased through Rail...

Maine Fall Foliage — a colorful secret

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 Maine fall foliage trip...

Much Ado About Shakespeare

Much ado about commemorating the anniversary of his death, that is. 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...

A Canadian spring skiing safari

Mine, mine, all mine, I thought greedily, as the lifts shut down and the last straggling day-trippers headed down the mountain. We were at Sunshine Mountain Resort on day three of our Canadian skiing safari. Over eight days, we notched five alpine and one Nordic areas...