April 2010

A converted stable in Winchmere Hill, London. Planning a trip to London this year? Think about renting an apartment for your stay. An apartment or house provides a lot more space than a hotel room. And it's almost always a better value. There are hundreds of apartments for rent all

England is a country that is mad about walking and the Coast-to-Coast is the maddest walk of all.     This September, I am going to lace up my hiking boots and host an eight-day walk in Devon with The Wayfarers, the premier English walking company. Dartmoor & Exmoor with

WHAT’S THE DEAL: EL AL Israel's national airline, is offering savings for families traveling round trip to Israel this summer.  Children under the age of 12 traveling with two adults between June 20 and August 19, 2010 can fly for less.

Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Sakata Kaido–maru Wrestles with a Giant Carp, c. 1837. None other than Frank Lloyd Wright once owned a print. Color woodblock print, 14 7/8 x 10 ¬ in. American Friends of the British Museum -The Arthur R. Miller Collection-. Photo   Trustees of the British Museum. Reviewed by Bobbie

Near the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, Machias Seal Island is a tiny unspoiled sanctuary for a number of Maine’s most noted marine bird species. You can visit the island via a charter boat operating out of Cutler or Jonesport, Maine. An hour later you disembark onto a small

Sorry, our contest to win a Bahamas cruise on Carnival Cruise Lines and two nights at Wild Dunes resort has just ended. But check back next week, a new contest is about to begin.

The rhododendrons are already in bloom and the yellow warblers just arrived at my birdfeeder in the Boston burbs. With temps hitting the mid-80s today, it’s time to break out the bike for a ride. For riders looking for a little inn-to-inn action this summer, it’s never been cheaper to

Alexander Lobrano Though it took forever to get to L'Agrume, which is an address that completely flummoxes anyone who's as committed to traveling by mass transit as I am, the dinner I had there last night was, as they've been saying here in France for a very longtime, well worth

Reviewed by Richard West Recall  the popular chin-stroking adage about Hong Kong when the British returned it to the Chinese in 1997: "past imperfect, present tense, future conditional." It immediately came to mind regarding Sri Lanka after I finished reading Not Quite Paradise, Adele Barker's interesting account of living and

Walking in Exmoor, overlooking the Bristol Channel. Photo by The Wayfarers. It's time to get out your walking boots, your map of England and your sense of humor. For more than two decades, I've been traveling the world and telling readers like yourself about where to go and how to