I found that when you go is often just as important as where you go as the time of year you visit can make or break your trip. So from Verona to Budapest, Fraser Island to Maine, Reykjavik to the Douro Valley and beyond, below is a list of some of my favorite time and place combinations - a travel destination for every month.
The Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam has a freshness not always shared by other luxury hotels in the city. With 90-odd rooms, it's just the right size: big enough that it can provide all the services of a "palace" hotel, and small enough to look after guests with charming personal attention.
Photo: Matt Gibson A lot of my travel blogger friends are always on the move. They count the number of new countries they visit each year and many s...
It has the largest eyes of any mammal in relation to its body size (each eye is heavier than its brain), it bears the largest baby in relation to its adult size, and it is arguably the world's smallest primate -- at barely a hand's length.
We're still traveling, so there's been no home cooking, at least not in our home. But here are two dishes Jackie and I will be eating once we get back to New York, plus one amazing revelation about an ingredient we all know very well.
Looking for the ultimate adrenaline rush? Take a vacation full of adventures this year! Whether you need to get away for the weekend or knock somethin...
Being a flight attendant has it's ups and downs and although it's usually perceived as being an easy or glamorous job, having an office in the sky offers a unique and stressful working environment.
We're away again, in the Netherlands following a few days in London. As usual, even in the one week we've been eating out, I've come upon a number of things I'll be looking to make at home in one variant or another -- or in one case something I wish I could.
I love birds. It's just birders I have a problem with. I can't seem to empathise with their ardour, focus, totally singular concentration -- and total lack of 'come on now, crack a smile!'
Imagine spending the night surrounded by nature, sleeping in a comfy bed in a room with a magical view of a forest or an ocean...All of that while the...
No need to biologically engineer Jurassic Park. Just put on magnifying glasses and go down to Iguana-dom, that realm where every scale, spine, spike, crest, dewlap and wart screams dinosaur.
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A definitive ranking of the best and worst countries to visit, based on things like food & drink, stuff to do, ease of meeting people, and how far you can stretch your hard-earned coin.
Today, class, we will talk about the more mandibulary-endowed among our fellow animals, those whose teeth are so sharp, numerous or easily and endless...
When you ask someone how their trip to Mexico went, no one ever says, "Eh, it was OK." No. It was either a glorious weekend on a beautiful beach with free-flowing tequila. Or it was a terrifying experience involving Federales and free-flowing tequila. Rarely, if ever, are there any in-betweens.
Monkeys are the most widely scattered primates around the world after humans, and they never cease to delight with their antics - as opposed to humans.