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Swedish Christmas Traditions Like a Trip to Sweden
“Swedish Christmas Traditions” by Ernst Kirchsteiger, is a celebrity cookbook in Sweden, but to be honest, I had never heard of its author. But I liked him from the first words of his introduction: “Christmas isn’t a competition.”
Tahiti – Welcome to Paradise in the South Pacific
No matter what hour of the night they arrive in Papeete’s airport, passengers are welcomed by smiling girls in colorful sarongs who drape necklaces of fresh flowers around visitors’ necks in welcome.
Tahiti Lives up to its Image as Tropical Paradise
Say Tahiti and a glorious paradise comes to mind, a landscape of steep mountains from which waterfalls plunge hundreds of feet through a blossom-studded tangle of tropical vines into clear pools --- or of white beaches with palms curving toward a turquoise sea.
TAP Portugal Customer Service Begins on the Ground
The decline in customer service among airlines is so widespread that a genuine show of interest and concern is a rare luxury. We just got a reminder of what a luxury it can be.
Tea and History on Campobello Island
Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt spent their summer holidays on the small island of Campobello, in Canada, but connected to Maine by a bridge. We followed them and found history, nature and tea time.
The Algonquin – A Grand Hotel Updated
Luxury and fine dining in Canada’s seaside resort town of St. Andrews-by-the-Sea
The Canyons - The Rolls Royce of Ski Lessons
Luxury comes in different forms for different people. To this life-long mediocre skier, it was two hours on a Utah mountain that would forever change the way I ski.
The Colonial Inn at Ogunquit Beach in Maine
There’s no denying the appeal of a classic beach town in mid-summer – long stretches of sand, saltwater taffy, clam shacks – and when the town has a well-known summer theater, a long established art colony and a James Beard Awarded restaurant, a summer weekend doesn’t get much better.
The Hurtegruten in the Land of the Midnight Sun
We’re aboard the MS Nordnorge, with all the comforts and none of the pomp of a cruise ship. Once the only route between Norway´s northern coastal towns, they now carry tourists like us to see Norway’s fabulous fjords.
The Inn at Jackson – Luxury in the White Mountains
Architect Stanford White designed the big bungalow-style house on the hillside overlooking the village of Jackson, NH, one of the prettiest in New Hampshire’s White Mountains.
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