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  • Become a toast master during a whiskey tour of Ireland

    Become a toast master during a whiskey tour of Ireland
    DUBLIN - True or false? Irish whiskey is practically the same as scotch whisky. Did you answer true? Blarney! You lose. Their rich shades of amber are about the same, but in tradition and taste, the two couldn't be more different. And I have to admit, I...
  • The Frugal Traveler: Get more for your honeymoon dollar with heritage destinations

    The Frugal Traveler: Get more for your honeymoon dollar with heritage destinations
    Choosing destinations with historical attractions can mean more wedding trip for your money, even if you splurge on things like accommodations and fancy dinners. Here are three honeymoon havens to consider. Urban: Montreal, Quebec has much to offer...
  • Travel postcard: 48 hours in Riga

    Travel postcard: 48 hours in Riga
    RIGA (Reuters) - A city of the medieval Hanseatic league of trading nations with a mix of Latvian, Germanic and Russian cultures, Riga has a rich 800-year history and a vibrant modern buzz. A trip to the Latvian capital is an opportunity to see world...
  • The expat life: Going south of the border

    The expat life: Going south of the border
    In June 2009, my husband Sam and I slammed down the hatchback of our Honda CRV, the interior bulging with containers of Legos and books, school supplies and board games, and a box of shoes, a tin of Old Bay in the glove compartment. On the roof was a...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours at the top of Europe

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours at the top of Europe
    INTERLAKEN, Switzerland (Reuters) - The Virgin, the Monk, and the Ogre — in German, the Jungfrau, the Moench and the Eiger — are three classic Swiss mountains that for centuries have drawn artists, thrill-seekers and tourists. For a weekend...
  • 10 best iconic modern house tours in North America

    10 best iconic modern house tours in North America
    Anyone with a pile of money can build a big pile of a house, and back in the day, that's what you did. (See, for instance, "Downton Abbey.") But during the 20th century, a group of architects staged a controversial revolt. Why, they asked, couldn't less...
  • On safari in Tanzania: a 'unique, amazing place'

    On safari in Tanzania: a 'unique, amazing place'
    SELOUS NATIONAL PARK, Tanzania — The hot African sun was unrelenting, the sky broken only by an occasional wisp of cloud. My guide, Mtambo, and I were alone in the Land Rover for an early morning game drive. As he drove through Selous National...
  • Swim with sea lions in the Sea of Cortez

    Swim with sea lions in the Sea of Cortez
    In the turquoise water of Mexico's Sea of Cortez, the sleek and tawny sea lion zoomed past us as if he were a Jacques Cousteau diver clinging to one of those handheld aqua scooters. When he saw our group of snorkelers he stopped like he'd broadsided a...
  • Top 5 waterfall hikes

    Top 5 waterfall hikes
    With spring in the air, it's time to get off the couch and get outside. If you need greater motivation, we've found five trails that include outstanding water features, so you'll be inspired to get to the end and either take a dip or spot a rainbow....
  • Sharon Stone, Andie MacDowell face off in river boat christening

    Sharon Stone, Andie MacDowell face off in river boat christening
    Portugal and the Douro River were the stars alongside actresses Sharon Stone and Andie MacDowell as competing river cruise companies debuted their newest ships. At an event on March 22 in Porto in the north of Portugal that also featured the musical...
  • Florence, Italy, undergoes a new Renaissance

    Florence, Italy, undergoes a new Renaissance
    "Florence has changed," my friend Alessandra told me on the phone. "There's a new spirit here." "I don't believe it," I said. "I know Florentines; they're conservative people who hate change." "Come and see for yourself. I'm going on a trip. You can...