Marseille is the second largest city in France, but far different than Paris. Discover the joys of this seaside city that gets a bad rap but has a lot.
Alentejo is a region of Portugal famous for cork trees and beautiful scenery. It’s not a well traveled as the Algarve or Porto, but it remains a stellar spot.
In Lake George New York, the Ice Festival celebrates all things winter and Ice. Enjoying igloos and Ice Diving in winter in the Adirondacks.
Newport Rhode Island. Visiting this sailing city in December, holidays at the mansions and the Newport Car Museum.
In the exciting days after Joe Biden was elected 46th president, our writer visits the beach towns of Lewes and Rehoboth Beach in Delaware, for biking and more.
Provincetown, Cape Cod Massachusetts. A mid-winter escape to this famous bastion of Gay freedom and sand at the tip of the Cape, for oysters, cod and sunshine.
Guanaja is not very commercialized: there are no casinos, roads, cars, fast-food chain restaurants, souvenir shops or thundering hordes of tourists. It’s a refined paradise.
Hainan Island, at the very bottom of China, is a tropical paradise with 9 million residents, many of who come there for summer, and for the spas and wellness.
Copper Mountain offers some of the best high altitude skiing in the US. But when the base lodge is at over 9000 feet and the mountain 12K, sickness happens.
Motor City. A journey to the many museums and shrines to the automotive industry has a mechanic in car heaven, during a tour of Detroit, Michigan.
Phoenix and Litchfield Park, Arizona. Enjoying a visit to these two towns for kayaking, biking to breweries, enjoying spas and seeing the local sites.
Saranac Lake is famous for being the site of many sanatoria in the pre-penicillin era, and is also famous for the Hotel Saranac, a grand place to stay.