Antarctica – A Crazy Adventure

When most travelers think of adventure travel, destinations like New Zealand and activities like bungee jumping or skydiving are often the first to come to mind. However, the ultimate adventure travel destination is one that many may not ever consider – Antarctica.

Walking Japan

The Road: Temples, traditional inns—and the occasional vending machine—greet walkers on an ancient Japanese highway connecting Kyoto and Tokyo.

Norwich, England: The Historic and the Hip

When my friend told me he was leaving New York City for the much smaller city of Norwich, England to take over his dad’s fish & chips shop, I couldn’t imagine why. Wouldn’t he get bored?

A Lemon Festival on the French Riviera

Each February the city of Menton, on the French Riviera, rejoices with festivities that can baffle even the most consummate of travelers as well as its own inhabitants.

Classic Cuba

As soon as we spy her there at the curb, cherry-red and classically beautiful, we have to have her.

Generational Travel: A Different Type of Travel

Every summer one of my best friends travels to a resort in Wisconsin where her family fishes and they kick back. They all go. I always thought this was so wonderful that they all traveled together, and now that we had two family trips this past year I realize I was right: generational travel is the best!

Things to Love About the Luberon

The Luberon area of Provence is known for its hilltop towns, lavender fields and its colorful bounty–purple aubergine, scarlet tomatoes, and the orange-fleshed Cavaillon melon that is famous all over France.

Wild, Untamed Baja

I’ve seen many Oscar-worthy productions in my life, but perhaps the most memorable was performed by a pod of gray whales at Lopez Mateos in the Sea of Cortez.