We all want to travel smart and healthy -- but that's often easier said than done. Long layovers at the airport, tight connections, and tired caffeine and carb crashes can lead to making bad choices. The best tool for making the right decisions is being prepared.
Marlene Eckert was looking forward to a spring river cruise in southern France, which included planned ports of call in scenic Lyon, Beaujolais, Arles and Avignon, along with an extension to Nice. But in January, her husband suffered a massive heart attack and died.
Driving around this land so steeped in conflict and bloody vendettas, it occurred to me that there are a lot of towers on the Mani Peninsula. While everyone gets excited about the towers of San Gimignano because they are so unique, here on the Mani, towns with such skylines are common.
Much like party lakes are all about bringing the fun to the water, on a party island, the entire landmass is your playground. But not all islands are created equal -- you'll know a party island when you see one.
When exploring the south coast of Greece's Peloponnese, I make Kardamyli my home base. And, while its coast is remote, the interior is even more so.
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My wanderlust is so strong that it manifests as a physical ache (like someone with their hand pushing on my back) and itchy feet. But as much as I love traveling, it brings with it significant anxiety.
Rude passengers are on every flight (and, yes, some flight attendants seem rude, too.) But some fliers are as pleasant as can be. They follow my precepts for making a flight attendant's life easier, which, if you haven't read yet, you should.
It's no surprise that contemporary Peruvian cuisine is sweeping up the world, since Peruvian food already embraces so many different cultures. Peruvian food is marked by complexities dating back to the Spanish conquerors in the 16th century.
Summer is coming up and if you ask a mother what her idea of a vacation is, I'll bet you she censors her answer. What runs through her mind is, "a trip without the kids!" That's not what she says, though... until now. After reading these hacks, moms will be rushing to their favorite booking site or travel agent, scooping up the best deals!
Every room is directly on the beach, and guests have access to infinity pools, three distinct golf courses, and the luscious five-acre Spa Botánico.
Here are our picks for some of the best buys of the season, whether you want to find discount beachfront stays, take advantage of slashed airfares, or capitalize on the weakening euro.
If this was the only thing I could have eaten all day, I would have been a very happy man.
What I love most about this particular resort is the architecture... although located in Boca Raton, one might feel as if they were visiting coastal Spain, with palm trees and wild flora and fauna abound.
Every time I return from Paris with a suitcase full of clothes and shoes, my friends marvel at how I can afford to shop in Paris. So let me tell you a few of my little secrets. I am not wealthy and I do not spend tons of money when shopping for my clothes.
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"Organization Porn" is a thing now (seriously) and I totally get it. There's something deeply satisfying about symmetry.
I was lucky enough to travel to Italy last month for a week of road tripping with my fiancée. Based in Lamole in Chianti in Tuscany, we drove out to a number of sublimely beautiful destinations away from (well mostly) crowds of tourists. Le Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera...
Can you keep a secret? No seriously. I have discovered a rare jewel in Paris on Avenue Rodin. A home away from home. It felt like we were living in a museum... surrounded by art, literature and fine furnishings.
I'll admit it: I was a little late to the Puerto Rico game. Thankfully, due to Snowmageddon this year, I finally cottoned on to our cousin in the Caribbean. Now that I've drunk the Kool-Aid, I'm bound and determined to get everyone there.
Two-and-a-half years ago, Peg Fairbairn and April Hess moved, together, from Texas to Panama. Here's their story, in their own words...