St Petersburg

  By Marian Betancourt I had long wanted to visit this fabled city by the sea built by Peter the Great in 1703 to open Russia to the West.  Inspired by the country’s great novelists and poets and Robert Massie’s splendid biographies of Peter and Catherine and the Romanovs, I

By Monique Burns Exploring the Baltic led me first to Hamburg, Germany’s second-largest city, the world’s second-largest port and one of the planet’s liveliest cultural centers.  Then it was on to the Polish capital of Warsaw, once devastated by World War II and the Holocaust, now one of Europe’s greenest

The incredible team that puts together Everett Potter’s Travel Report every week is a well-traveled bunch. So asking our contributors about their favorite travel moment in 2013 produced joy, angst and lengthy answers, as well as the inevitable,  “Just one?” Herewith are some highlights from our travels in 2013. BRAZIL

By Dalma Heyn At dinner with colleagues in New York last week, my husband Richard and I were asked about our recent trip to Russia. We reported it in a word: “Glorious.” We’d agreed on the flight home that we’d be hard pressed to explain the intense feelings we shared

By David McKay Wilson At the Gulfport Casino Ballroom, where big bands drew huge crowds to Florida’s west coast in the 1930s and 40s, swing is still king. I discovered the thriving dance scene in the Tampa Bay area in late October during a weeklong trip to St. Petersburg, where