Discoveries

By Julian I. Graubart An invitation arrived from Seattle friends La Neu and Tom to join them for a week in July in a small French village. Mutual friends, Susan and David, also from Seattle, seemed likely to come. Lodging would be at Le Troubadour, a charming village inn that

By Monique Burns  Heading to Montana,  I set aside one day to visit Yellowstone National Park.  Then I realize just how vast the park is.  At  2.2 million acres, Yellowstone is the second-largest national park in the Lower 48 after California’s Death Valley.   Covering 3,472 square miles, it’s larger than

Story and photos by Michael Kiefer The region of Le Marche looks like archetypical Italy: rolling green hills dotted with vineyards and olive groves, hilltop medieval and Renaissance walled cities, mountains and beaches with rows of colorful umbrellas. It’s located on the east coast of central Italy, in a line

Story & photos by Julie Snyder It was all a labor of love—heavy on the labor. After my adventure at a spay/neuter clinic in Peru in 2017, I was hankering for another intense, short-term encounter beneficial to animals. Earlier this year, I’d signed on with the Animal Rescue Team (ART)

Think of it as the hottest hotel opening in New York this year. The TWA Hotel at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport will begin taking reservations on Valentine’s Day at noon EST on Thursday, February 14, 2019 for stays from May 15, 2019. Why all the excitement about an airport

By Monique Burns Great capitals go in and out of fashion.  Take Nanjing.   For decades, the city has been eclipsed by Beijing,  China’s political capital, 600 miles north.   Shanghai, China’s ultramodern business capital, 200 miles east, has stolen the spotlight, too, with 21st-century skyscrapers and 19th-century European landmarks along its

By Everett Potter If you asked me to distill the essence of Switzerland into seven and a half hours, I would tell you to book a ticket on the Glacier Express. Starting in the ski town of Zermatt at the foot of the Matterhorn and ending in the legendary lair

By Cathie Arquilla Tivoli Avenida Liberdade, you’re trying to seduce me, aren’t you? Tivoli Avenida Liberdade is groovy. It could (and should have been) a great location for the episodic TV show Mad Men. If the Graduates’ Mrs. Robinson wanted to seduce a young man in Lisbon, this is the

Story and photo by Deborah Loeb Bohren Nestled in the Riff Mountains in northwest Morocco lies Chefchaouen, with it’s ancient gated medina where every day is a blue day. At first glance, everything just looks…well, blue.  But as you wander the labyrinth of streets, alleyways, and courtyards and your eyes

by Geri Bain and Jenny Keroack Travel writer Geri Bain and her daughter Jenny Keroack spent five days exploring Budapest. As with their other adventures, they recorded their impressions and favorite finds. Jenny’s are in italics;  Geri’s are in regular type. Riding into Budapest from the airport, we had the impression we’d landed