Category | Getaways

Exploring the Baltic, Part 2: Warsaw Rises

Posted on 18 November 2014

By Monique Burns My 11-day Baltic odyssey took me to five cities, from the port of Hamburg, Germany’s second-largest city, as far east as St. Petersburg, Russia’s incomparable cultural capital…. Continue reading »

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Exploring the Baltic: Hamburg’s Watery World

Posted on 08 November 2014

By Monique Burns Exploring the Baltic led me on a watery course.  I followed in the wake of the Hanseatic League, powerful traders who, for more than six centuries, plied… Continue reading »

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A Swinging Midtown Manhattan Weekend

Posted on 28 October 2014

  By David McKay Wilson New York City’s hotel boom brought me to midtown Manhattan, where I’d decided to spend a weekend at North America’s tallest hotel, a few doors… Continue reading »

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The Getty Center—Celebrity of L.A. Art

Posted on 30 September 2014

By Julie Snyder The Getty Center—a luminous, modern architectural marvel—crowns a lush ridge top in affluent Brentwood on west side of Los Angeles. Long on our “next-time-we’re-in-L.A.” list, we finally… Continue reading »

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Terre Blanche, Provence

Posted on 09 September 2014

By Richard West My wife travels monthly to Kiev for work. Two hundred miles east a war rages that has claimed almost 3,000 lives and driven almost half a million… Continue reading »

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Get Away: Shelburne, Vermont

Posted on 05 August 2014

By Shari Hartford There’s a sleepy little town in Vermont called Shelburne. Located six hours from New York City, two hours from Montreal, seven miles south of Burlington and on… Continue reading »

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Sailing Solo

Posted on 29 July 2014

By Mary Alice Kellogg “Whenever I find myself growing grim around the mouth, whenever it is damp, drizzly November in my soul… then I account it high time to get… Continue reading »

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Adventure in Ireland

Posted on 22 July 2014

  In the past decade, Ireland has become synonymous with adventure in Europe. I suspect my grandmother would find it hard to believe that her native Donegal is now the… Continue reading »

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60 Years of Rock and Roll in Memphis

Posted on 24 June 2014

Story by Marian Betancourt Elvis may have left the building, but his legacy is alive and well in Memphis. This year marks the 60th anniversary of Rock and Roll and… Continue reading »

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Disney Dreams Do Come True: A Family Vacation and a Fairytale Wedding

Posted on 17 June 2014

By Liliane Opsomer Known for their classic early-20th-century vessels, Disney raised expectations when launching the Disney Dream in 2011. I had been a happy customer when sailing on the Disney… Continue reading »

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