| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Good travelers travel with all their senses, taking in a place's sights, sounds, and flavors to get the full experience. So, this past summer in Amsterdam, I engaged all my senses to connect with the culture.
A key for really enjoying Amsterdam is to...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
New York state is best known for the mega-metropolis that bears the same name, but it's also home to a mega-park, one of America's greatest natural wonders: Adirondack Park. As state tourism officials like to point out, the 6 million-acre wilderness...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Bonjour, holiday shoppers. Add a little international flavor to your gift buying this year with a shopping spree in Paris. This Adventure Vacations budget trip, which offers four nights' accommodations at a choice of hotels in central Paris, includes...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Agriculture in Lehigh County has many faces. Take advantage of this once-a-year opportunity to learn about local agriculture during the Open Gate Farm Tour sponsored by Penn State Extension in Lehigh County. This annual event has been conducted in...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 5:42 PM
For 10 Hillsborough County residents, Friday marked the start of a free, three- to four-week stay at a West Palm Beach hotel.
The six women and four men will pay nothing for their meals, have access to a pool and golf course, and be taken to movies and...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 10:25 AM
In an overflowing, sweat-inducing auditorium two weeks ago, start-ups founded by UCLA students took turns at the front to explain how their app and website ideas would change the world. Across town, USC students made their own pitches last weekend....
| Sep 16, 2014
Born in Monaghan, Ireland, a resident of Los Angeles and currently working around Glasgow, Scotland, actress Caitriona Balfe says she can relate to her time-traveling character, Claire Randall, in the Starz series "Outlander." "I've lived in Los Angeles...
| Oct 11, 2014
A long time ago, the cozy spiritualist community of Cassadaga used to set up roadblocks on Halloween to keep out ghost-hunting revelers.
Then a few years ago, Cassadaga briefly embraced All Hallow's Eve, with spooky decorations and themed events that...
| Oct 7, 2014
Once famous for its sprawl, noise, graffiti and pollution, Athens has been cleaning up its act. New driving laws, along with a marvelous subway system, have made the city less congested. While it used to turn my hanky black in a day, the air now seems...
| 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...