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Enjoying Summer in Boston with Kids
Kid-friendly Royal Sonesta Hotel, overlooking Boston from across the river in Cambridge, was a perfect base for exploring the city.
Even Experienced Travelers Learn Tips from Books
I spend a lot of time on the road, so I thought I knew all the tricks of the trade. But two books, “Smart Packing for Today’s Traveler” and “101 Tips for Women Travelers” taught me a lot of ways to make my travels smoother.
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in the Canadian Rockies
Just the right blend of rustic and luxurious, the collection of log cabins overlooking the lake contrast with the two grand resort hotels at Banff Springs and Lake Louise that form Alberta’s famous Canadian Pacific trio.
Fine Dining at Hotel Monte do Carmo in Portugal
Pilgrims who stayed in the 19th-century hostelry at the little pilgrimage church of Senhora do Carmo, near the UNESCO World Heritage city of Evora, would never believe the smart and stylish dining room Hotel Rural Monte do Carmo.
Four Handy New Products for Outdoor Sports
For me, summer’s greatest luxury is being outdoors, whether it’s in my garden, in a White Mountain campsite or paddling my favorite lake. Some new products have added to this summer’s enjoyment.
Friday Night at Libby’s Bistro in Gorham NH
We’d heard from friends that Libby’s Bistro was good, but our Friday night dinner was so I-can’t-believe-I’m-eating-something-this-delicious that we went back on Saturday evening to be sure we hadn’t been eating hallucinatory mushrooms.
Fuerteventura – Surfer’s Luxury is a Perfect Wave
Luxury in travel is all about being in the very best place to do what you like best, whether it’s fishing, skiing, surfing, dining or being pampered in a spa. If you’re a surfer, pure luxury is the perfect wave -- wave after wave, rolling in to catch.
Handy Christmas Gifts for Travelers
Finding the right presents for traveling family and friends is tricky. With luggage allowances diminishing, most who travel want to be sure each thing they carry is really worth its weight and size. Here are my favorite new travel products.
Hebridean Princess - Luxury in the Scottish Isles
With the Royal Yacht Britannia now retired, when Queen Elizabeth II wishes to sail around the north coast of her realm or throw a birthday party for the whole royal family, she chooses the five-star Hebridean Princess. After a week on board, we could easily understand why.
History and Comfort in Germany’s Black Forest
We followed Marie Antoinette to this traditional Black Forest inn, deep in a wooded valley of Southwest Germany
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