Travel Restrictions Tightened for D.C.

November 9, 2020

Effective Nov. 9, would-be travelers to D.C. are required to have a coronavirus test within 72 hours prior to travel, according to an order issued by Mayor Muriel Bowser on Nov. 5. 

Holiday Happenings on the Eastern Shore

November 5, 2020

Charming historic towns on Maryland’s Eastern Shore are offering creative ways to cheer even the most pandemic-weary.  

Nature Encounters at the Red Sea and in Egypt’s Eastern Desert

October 29, 2020

Dreaming of travel during the pandemic is a great way to get away in our minds, but now’s the time to start planning. Here is some inspiration …

Cocktail of the Month: The Maldivian Lady

October 8, 2020

If Aaron Spelling’s “Fantasy Island” was a real place, no doubt it would be in the Maldives, an exotic paradise consisting of over 1,000 atoll islands in the exquisite Indian Ocean.

Resort Travel: What to Expect

May 21, 2020

The morning buffet will likely be a relic of the past, as hotel managers have moved to serve breakfast in large ballrooms, either with to-go boxes or in-house dining six feet away from other tables.

Park Service: Cherry Blossoms to Peak March 27

March 4, 2020

The National Cherry Blossom Festival, which encompasses dozens of events, will kick off with an opening ceremony on Saturday, March 21, and continue through Easter Sunday, April 12.

Last Chance: Turner Watercolors in Mystic

January 30, 2020

Connecticut’s Mystic Seaport Museum is the only U.S. venue for “J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate.” The show’s last day is Sunday, Feb. 23.

Quebec City to New York on Queen Mary 2

January 29, 2020

My husband and I needed a recharge. Not for our computers, for ourselves. Our Rx? An eight-day Queen Mary 2 luxury ocean-liner voyage from Quebec City to New York. Pre-departure, […]

A London Theater Tour With Arena Stage

December 4, 2019

The tour offered six plays, two operas, three art galleries, a tour of Tate Modern, coffee with an art collector, lunch in the House of Lords, fish and chips at a gastropub and a trip to Shakespeare’s birthplace.

Alpharetta: Gateway to a New South

August 6, 2019

Alpharetta, Georgia — about 30 minutes outside what’s known as the Atlanta perimeter — used to be a rather dull corner of suburbia. Now, it’s brimming with vitality, primarily as a shopping destination.