Destinations

Exploring Quebec City

Panorama of the Quebec City skyline and the St. Lawrence River. (Luc-Antoine Couturier)
Panorama of the Quebec City skyline and the St. Lawrence River. (Luc-Antoine Couturier)

From time to time, as we explored the only fortified city in Canada, my husband would exclaim, “I hate museums!” Of course, in Quebec City...




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    Taking it Slow in the Algarve, Portugal

    The Algarve’s natural and cultural diversity is undoubtedly one of its greatest riches. Visitors to this southern region of Portugal can easily pass through different... Read more

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    Grand Central Terminal and Mozart

    Grand Central Terminal is the most beautiful Beaux-Arts architecture and historic landmark in New York. In early summer this year, I finally had the opportunity... Read more

  • Boardwalk at the Greenwich Dunelands Trail, part of Prince Edward Island National Park. The Greenwich section of the park consists of floating boardwalks, parabolic dunes, several sandy beaches, and rare flora and fauna. (Carole Jobin)

    Beyond the Church Basement: The New PEI

    My first trip to Prince Edward Island occurred in the, dare I say, good old days in the 1990s. Back then, you had no choice... Read more

  • The Palm House at Kew Gardens in London

    The Majestic Life of Plants at Kew Gardens

    Entering Kew Gardens in London, the first sight that hit me was the iconic Victorian Palm House, looking like a half-buried, upside-down transparent Zeppelin. Made... Read more

  • Atlantic City Beyond Betting

    Atlantic City Betting Big on Non-Gambling Attractions

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.—Atlantic City’s efforts to recapture some of the tourism dollars it has lost to casino competition in recent years finally appear to be working. Nine... Read more

  • The famed topiary gardens at the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum are a masterwork of French formal topiary design. (Barbara Angelakis)

    The Other South of France

    We were invited to visit friends in the south of France (Sud de France), conjuring visions of trendy beach resorts, film festivals, and visiting celebrities... Read more

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    Las Vegas–Full of Surprises

    It’s Summer again, thinking about a vacation? Let’s check flight tickets online, do you know Las Vegas is the city that Americans most want to... Read more

  • The Estero Bluffs State Park in San Luis Obispo County, with the town of Cayucos in the distance. The park, which provides habitat for several endangered species, features a variety of scenic sites along its coast. (Beverly Mann)

    Hidden Gems Along California’s Central Coast

    Midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco in San Luis Obispo County lies an incomparable scenic beauty and sense of solace that some travel across... Read more

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    The Consummate Traveler – Why Sightseeing in the Rain Is Not Such a Bad Idea

    What would you do if you were planning an exciting trip, but the weather forecast was looming with threats of rain and clouds? Would you... Read more

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    Where to Have a Luxury Holiday in New Zealand

    Looking to indulge in some New Zealand luxury travel this year? There are a number of high quality destinations in this scenic country where you... Read more

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    The Best Beach Destination in Mexico – Riviera Maya

    With some of the finest sands in the entire country, the Riviera Maya is considered by many to be the best beach destination in Mexico... Read more

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    A Family Vacation With a Difference

    What are family vacations for? We like to pretend they’re about relaxation, but seriously, how much rest can you really expect when you’re traveling with... Read more

  • Constructed in 1915, Kaffi IImur is one of the oldest buildings in Akureyri. (Mark Chester)

    Iceland, Where Everyone Seems to Know Everyone

    With its stunning landscapes, Iceland is a canvas for the visual artist, a blank page for the poet with sombre moods, a backdrop for filmmakers... Read more

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    Rote Island East of Bali

    How would you like to live, or holiday, on a tropical island with a population of just 119,711 in an area of 1,200 km2 (463... Read more

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    A Temple of Pure Water and Breathtaking Views

    Kiyomizu-dera is a magnificent temple set on the Otowa Mountain on the eastern side of Kyoto. The brilliant construction and spectacular views of the city can... Read more

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    Secrets of Spain: The Delightful Delta de L’Ebre

    Mother Nature has blessed the world with numerous beautiful places. Only she can choose the most perfect colours and ingredients to design environments that can... Read more


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