Category | Getaways

Stockholm’s Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel

Posted on 23 May 2016

by Geri Bain The 414-room Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel is an obvious choice for travelers attending conferences at the adjacent Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre, so my husband and I were… Continue reading »

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Maine’s Migis Lodge Celebrates 100th Summer

Posted on 22 May 2016

Story & photos by By Melissa Coleman Migis Lodge, located on the shores of Maine’s Sebago Lake, may feel like a summer retreat where time never passes. However, the resort… Continue reading »

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City Hopping in Montreal & Toronto

Posted on 04 May 2016

By Melissa Coleman The upcoming warm months are an excellent time to visit Canada, what with the dollar so strong and the prime minister so hip. Its first- and second-largest… Continue reading »

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8 Places to Visit in Los Cabos

Posted on 02 May 2016

By Gerrie Summers Until recently, when I envisioned Cabo San Lucas, I pictured tequila-fueled partygoers, margaritas (not a bad thought, actually) and hordes of cruise ship passengers.  I’ll admit, that… Continue reading »

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Honolulu and Waikiki: Sophisticates Have Them all Wrong

Posted on 02 May 2016

Story by Jules Older. Photos by Effin Older. Ask any ten sophisticated travelers where they go in Hawaii, and here’s what they’ll answer: Four will stay on The Garden Isle,… Continue reading »

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Longyearbyen: Pleasures and Polar Bears in Norway

Posted on 27 April 2016

  By Monique Burns You’ll find Longyearbyen at the Arctic Ocean’s southern fringe, 600 miles from the North Pole and 600 miles from the Norwegian mainland.  The world’s northernmost settlement… Continue reading »

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Philadelphia, A Vibrant City of Culture & Fun

Posted on 26 April 2016

By Marian Betancourt When I lived in Philadelphia for two years in the 1990s I missed New York. Although I enjoyed the art museum and the Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia… Continue reading »

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Greece: Danai Palace Resort

Posted on 21 April 2016

By Gary Walther True confession: Greece is a blank on The Hotel Detective’s map of the world, but he filled in a bit of it with a recent stay at… Continue reading »

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Nordic Light, Stockholm’s Design Hotel

Posted on 13 April 2016

  by Geri Bain From the moment we walked into Stockholm’s Nordic Light Hotel, my husband and I sensed an energetic, social vibe—and the appeal to Millennials was apparent. The… Continue reading »

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Saxony’s Backroads Lead to Dresden’s Wealth and Art

Posted on 04 April 2016

Article and photos by Julie Maris/Semel Twenty-five miles from Dresden, the Saxon-Bohemian Silver Mines Route meanders through the Erzgebirge, the Ore Mountains. Unique landscapes of peaks and valleys from silver… Continue reading »

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