| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Leaves the color of sunsets. Wisps of wood smoke. The crackle of bits of summer's past beneath your feet. When fall puts on its finery, those of us who claim allegiance to one state or another rush to proclaim ours king of the road trip.
As a native...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Academy Award, Grammy Award, Golden Globe and Daytime Emmy Award winning actress Whoopi Goldberg is among an elite group of artists who beyond stage and screen is also a co-host of and award-winning talk show — ABC's award-winning "The View." The...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:31 PM
LGBT tourism is on the upswing in Broward County and officials want to keep it that way.
To help continue expansion in that market, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau is exploring potential growth avenues to attract more lesbian,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:13 AM
The Coconut Cove Guesthouse in Fort Lauderdale, which had been one of Broward County's exclusively gay lodgings, is no longer in business, according to a recording on its phone Monday.
The 15-room guesthouse at 3012 Granada St. recently changed...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:20 AM
It seemed like a good idea at the time. Last year my wife and I booked a two-week, 900-mile river cruise through Russia for June 2014.
But three months before our departure, Russia grabbed Crimea from Ukraine, the United States slapped sanctions on...
| Sep 16, 2014
Though it's often avoided by tourists (who use only the city's airport), Frankfurt's modern energy makes it a unique and entertaining city. Linking the wine-and-castles stretch of the Rhine to the north with the fairy-tale Romantic Road to the south,...
| Sep 30, 2014
I'm in Padua (just half an hour from Venice, but a world away), and I really like this town. Padua's museums and churches hold their own in Italy's artistic big league; its hotels are reasonably priced and the city doesn't feel touristy.
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:37 PM
A series of occasional articles exploring destinations that are easily reached via nonstop flights from Baltimore.
Flying to the West Coast for vacation isn't often ideal for Baltimoreans. It can be difficult to find nonstop flights, and it's almost...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
I've always been a fan of budget travel tips. For 30 years I've written and lectured about ways to stowaway, picnic and get special deals to be able to afford international travel. My feeling has long been that "you experience more by spending less."...
| Aug 5, 2014
Portugal's capital city of Lisbon feels to me like Europe's San Francisco -- it has rattling trolleys, a famous suspension bridge, a heritage dominated by a horrific earthquake, and lots of fog. And like San Francisco, it's a charming mix of now and then....
| Aug 26, 2014
Stockholm is one of Europe's most beautiful cities. One-third water, one-third parks, one-third city, on the sea, surrounded by woods, bubbling with energy and history, Sweden's stunning capital is green, clean, and underrated.
And it's a city in love...