Discoveries

By Catherine Sabino If you’re looking for the Rome of the Romans, you don’t have to travel to an obscure part of the Eternal City to find it; just head to the Via Margutta, a few steps from such tourist magnets as the Piazza di Spagna and Piazza del Popolo.

By Everett Potter The start of Black History Month is a good occasion to reflect on The Negro Motorist Green Book, which aided African Americans as they traveled travel through Jim Crow America. It was conceived and first published in 1936 by an African-American New York City mailman named Victor Hugo

  By Ann Abel For five years now, I’ve regularly been singing the praises of the Portuguese capital. But it also turns out that you can go about an hour from Lisbon, or less, in almost any direction, and come across something completely different and completely wonderful. Here are seven places

By Brian E. Clark In the spring of his senior year at the University of New Hampshire, Bryn Carey drafted a business plan for a ski rental and delivery company. Carey, who had a strong entrepreneurial bent, had operated his own root beer business in high school. So he didn’t

By Everett Potter The coast of Maine is one of the most dramatic and photographed places in the country. Thanks to a jagged and undulating coastline that has myriad inlets, coves and bays, it totals up to a staggering 3,478 miles. For photographers, that means that there are endless opportunities

By Paul Clemence A good hotel offers not only comfort but also is able to transport you to another world. That’s the case with the Hotel Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, located at the tip of sprawling Copacabana Beach and the first outpost of the group in South America. The

By Brian E. Clark A cold-weather trip to Door County, Wisconsin can mean having much of the peninsula, its parks, trails and lodging options to yourself. That’s a far cry from this past summer when it was hard to find a room at any inn on the peninsula.  According to James

By Catherine Sabino While there are enough attractions in Rome to keep you busy no matter how long your vacation, should you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the Eternal City, or are looking for new parts of Italy to explore, you don’t have to travel far to

By Brian E. Clark When Sonia Gil graduated from Cornell University with a degree in plant biology nearly 20 years ago, she had no idea what the future held. So Gil, who grew up in Caracas, Venezuela, returned to her homeland, joined an NGO (non-governmental agency) and worked in the

By Everett Potter Panama is the sleeper destination of Central America, transited by crowded cruise ships but rarely a place that cries out for a dedicated visit. That may be about to change with the opening of the Hotel La Compañía in spring 2022 in Panama City. The setting is noteworthy,