Just before midnight on Easter Saturday, Nafplio's main square fills with people. The bishop gives a blessing and declares that Christ is risen. Then the candlelight (which came to Nafplio from Jerusalem via Athens, as it does each Easter) is brought out and sparks a sea of flickering flames, as it spreads from candle to candle. At midnight, huge firecrackers make the square feel like some Middle East disaster before fireworks light up the sky. (Church facades in villages all over Greece are literally pockmarked with these celebratory Easter explosions.) Finally, everyone shares the traditional Easter kiss of love before heading home for a huge after-midnight feast. For weeks after Easter, Greeks will still be greeting each other with "Christ is risen!" (Christos...
The boat captain hears something on the radio and immediately speeds off in the opposite direction. I brace myself for the obligatory sea spray and hold on for dear life.
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In honor of the second child of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, we've rounded up up the favorite hotels of the British royal family -- from the spot where Kate spent her wedding eve, to the Queen's go-to Caribbean getaway.
Gravity Research Foundation,
National Register Of Historic Places,
New Boston Inn,
New Boston Pharmacy,
Boston Cream Pie,
Did the towns have any links to New England -- maybe a special sense of history, a general store or central green? Could I find New Bostonians with a soft spot for the Celtics, or a taste for scrod? It would take a road trip to find out.
While this should come as little surprise, one of the best ways to save money in Maui is simply to hang at the beach. Though some people might argue the beach is expensive (after parking, cabana, and drinks), the key to making it a cheap trip is to match the beach with your budget.
There was nowhere better to test out the all new 2015 Nissan Murano than in northern California where the Nissan folks introduced a sexy redesigned model that includes not only a new interior, but an overall sleeker styling and better gas mileage too.
Since Americans have a never-ending fascination with British kings and queens, it got us wondering what it'd be like to rent out a palace on our next vacation.
Cattle ranchers, failed farmers, an area for scrawny sheep during the Great Depression... this part of the Rockies had seen its share of hardships, things going from bad to worse until one fine day there was simply no one left.
Disney is setting sail once again -- but not on the seas via its own beloved cruise line. Adventures by Disney, the company's family touring arm, is partnering with river cruise company AmaWaterways for four sailings on the Danube River in 2016.
Jim Morrison. "Here, here, it's here! I found it, watch me waving my arms!" as I finally walked upon the most visited stone head in the world, after erring for 30 minutes. We have been looking for the tomb of Jim Morrison (singer of the Doors, who...
After hundreds of business trips and a vacation or two, Clement Quintyne's Briggs & Riley Rollaboard was ready for the recycler. The wheels were worn and the outside was frayed. His wife, Debra, figured it was time for new luggage. But what to do with the old bag?
Built using recycled materials and boasting everything from low-energy lighting to a regenerative drive elevator, these forward-thinking accommodations use cutting-edge technology to ensure that eco-friendly guests get a good night's rest.
It's not too late to see Europe this summer, sailing with Viking River Cruises. And if you're lucky, you might get a bargain rate, maybe even airline tickets.
Think about it: When was the last time you visited a foreign place and simply took it all in? Too often, we don't truly experience the never-before-seen places we visit.
If it's springtime in America, there are few places lovelier to be than Lexington, Kentucky. The city by that name is well worth visiting, but it is in the surrounding hillsides that you find the soul of the place, especially between April and October. Kentucky's native spirit, bourbon, is proudly boosted around the region.
Be fully present by creating space for spontaneity in your travels. You can't remain in the moment if you always adhere to a strict schedule or plan. Say yes to the voice within you that urges you to step off a marked trail, even if just for a brief minute.
We need to use our innate curiosity to educate and dispel stereotypes. Let's build bridge cultural gaps, foster empathy and truly show the world how to communicate across boundaries. Let's connect.
To find the best places to get in shape we collected data on over 360 of the largest metropolitan areas in the country. Specifically, we looked at three separate categories of data that affect fitness.
Anthracite Heritage Museum,
Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour,
Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel,
You'd be forgiven if Scranton PA doesn't spring to mind as a vacation destination. But let's take a second look, ok?
Fancy yourself a painter? Still dreaming of college art seminars? You may not be able to commit to taking ongoing classes in your day-to-day life, but a weekend getaway at an inn could double as a time for some serious artistic indulgence.