By Ann Abel There’s no doubt that Portugal is having a major moment. Each article that calls the country a “best-kept secret” is more amusing than the last. Word is out: Following a local renaissance and an international realization that the country is a tremendous value, visitors are flocking to
By Evelyn Kanter The first-ever plug-in-hybrid from the iconic MINI brand launches in 2017 with the same good looks and fun-to-drive appeal as its gas sibling, and with a knock-your-socks-off 72 MPGe fuel economy. This is a MINI with maxi appeal. “It’s the perfect car for the U.S.,” project director
By Everett Potter Who said that January and February are the ideal months to go to the Caribbean? Smart travelers know that spring brings empty beaches, sublime weather — and lower prices. “Any time after April 15 is considered the shoulder season in the Caribbean,” says Lisa Leavitt of Active Travels, a
There’s a constant need for visitors to engage with the pups, with an average of about dogs in foster care at a given time at Potcake Place on Turks & Caicos.
By Everett Potter Whitewater rafting on wild river rapids is an exhilarating outdoor pursuit. But is it really only for thrill-seekers who also happen to be uber-fit athletes? We spoke with two of the country’s leading rafting companies to dispel five myths about the sport. 1. River rafting is only
By Larry Olmsted I’ve written before in these pages about one of Europe’s top hotels, the Four Seasons George V in Paris, which made my extremely selective top tier list, Hotels I Love, the highest honor I bestow on any property (read here). I’ve visited several times over the past
By William Triplett I suppose it’s not surprising that someone who’s always been a little suspicious of cruises might sign up for his first with a company called UnCruise Adventures. Emphasis on the “un,” as in unlike a lot of normal cruises involving a massive ship and easily a couple