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Love and the Olympics

They are the most beautiful young people in the world: dedicated, focused, trained athletes who have devoted their lives to the sport they love and what they can achieve in it.

Kazakhstan: A Land Almost Lost, Now Found

Our flight from Washington took us through one of the world’s oldest capital cities, Istanbul, once Constantinople, to set us down in one of...

Liverpool: Beatles and Birdies at the British Open

Standing beneath the liver bird-topped buildings of Liverpool, surrounded by “Scoucies” wearing Doc Martens next to statues of the Beatles, I found it hard...

Airbnbs Face Hotel-Like Regulations

Airbnb, the online home-sharing concept launched in 2008 in San Francisco, has become an almost billion-dollar-a-year global industry. Over the Fourth of July weekend...

How to Travel Wisely

To travel wisely, one needs to think about why one is traveling to a specific country in the first place.

Travel Apps You Can Trust

Here are some free apps to make your next getaway less complicated and more rewarding... Restaurant Apps Compared Zagat vs. Michelin Travel While Zagat’s app is widely...

A Tony, Townie Getaway to Frederick

Stroll north from the Square Corner, the intersection of Market and Patrick Streets in downtown Frederick, Maryland, and a freestanding mansion will appear mid-block,...

Start-Up Offers ‘Travel Score’ for Top Travelers

It’s smooth sailing for cruise line operators and their loyal customers as a new startup, CruisingSociety.org, enters unchartered waters by increasing value for travelers...

From Dulles to Dublin

Most Americans travel to Ireland to experience the bucolic green quilt and timeless stony coast familiar from films such as “How Green Was My...

‘No Tax’ Relaxation With Puerto Rican Tree Frogs

The most recent, non-important, non-urgent vacation realization to dawn on me did so on an evening walk back to my room from the Plantation...