Let’s talk Maine lobster

Maine is world-renowned for its lobster, and you can enjoy it a gazillion ways. For visitors, Maine lobster, of course, is one of the biggest tourist and gourmet attractions (with so many options — baked, broiled, boiled, stuffed, and even fried — for starters), but...

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...