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Fly Hartford To Pittsburgh On OneJet; Book Lowest Airfares On Tuesdays

From new non-stop service from Hartford to Pittsburgh to a different type of car rental service, from a discount getaway to the best time to buy your airline tickets, here's a roundup of the latest travel news. >>Business and leisure travelers looking to fly from Hartford to Pittsburgh have a new...

  • New York Invites Ghost Hunters To Haunted History Trail

    New York Invites Ghost Hunters To Haunted History Trail

    NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — One of New York's newest tourism ventures is more dare than invitation. There's the usual guide suggesting places to visit: Inns, museums, restaurants, a winery. Not so usual are claims all may be inhabited by ghosts. The Haunted History Trail of New York State has been unfurled...

  • Research Pays Off When Renting A Summer Getaway

    Research Pays Off When Renting A Summer Getaway

    When daffodils begin appearing in the yard, we start thinking about summer getaways. For many, that means a vacation rental — and these days, with the proliferation of online information and rental websites, finding that perfect spot is easier than ever. (According to a TripAdvisor 2015 survey,...

  • New Luggage, Backpacks,Totes Weigh Less, Hold More

    New Luggage, Backpacks,Totes Weigh Less, Hold More

    On a recent trip, I found myself delayed at an airport in Baltimore and passed the time studying other people's luggage. I discovered that many of my fellow travelers were dragging around stuff that looked like it dated back to the Nixon era — wobbly-wheeled carry-ons, battered backpacks and tote...

Best places to travel in May

With students getting out of school and families preparing for Memorial Day, May is a popular travel month. If you're looking for somewhere close to visit, check out Cape Cod or Pittsburgh. But if you're looking for a more exotic location, Barcelona and Malta can’t be beat. Here are some locations...More

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  • CT Wildlife Fans Travel To Tanzania For A Taste Of Old Africa

    CT Wildlife Fans Travel To Tanzania For A Taste Of Old Africa

    TANZANIA — Milan "Miley" Bull of Fairfield has been taking people to Africa since the early 1980s, and each trip unwraps new wonders. This January day, in Ndutu, Tanzania, besides seeing a huge pride of lions, 17 strong, we see a male cheetah feasting on a zebra. Nearby, two more cheetahs, bellies...

  • Website Teaches Travelers How To Maximize Rewards Points

    Website Teaches Travelers How To Maximize Rewards Points

    I'm pretty good at saving money when I travel. I vacation off-season whenever I can, check for cheap flights on Priceline.com Travelocity.com and TheFlightDeal.com (and get price drop alerts on my favorite routes from AirfareWatchDog.com, BookingBuddy.com, and Yapta.com.) I never book a full-price...

  • A Few Good Reasons To Visit New England Beaches In Winter

    A Few Good Reasons To Visit New England Beaches In Winter

    I love Cape Cod. Hardly a summer goes by that I don't brave the traffic backed up at the bridges at least once to visit the beaches, eat fried clams and explore the shops lining Provincetown's Commercial Street. But one of my favorite visits was a weekend I spent at the Cape in January. Crowds...

  • Save Cold Cash With Mid-Winter Ski Vacation Deals

    Save Cold Cash With Mid-Winter Ski Vacation Deals

    Here's a travel tip for families looking for a bargain winter break getaway — take advantage of the post-holiday shoulder season. Holiday crowds have gone, spring visitors haven't yet arrived, and ski resorts throughout the Northeast are offering deals that will save you cold cash on a variety...

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  • Hartford History, Literary Community Featured On C-SPAN's 'Cities Tour'

    Hartford History, Literary Community Featured On C-SPAN's 'Cities Tour'

    Looking to do a little armchair traveling this winter? You might want to tune in to C-SPAN. As part of its "Cities Tour" series, the public affairs cable network, known for its televised coverage of Congress, travels to midsize cities throughout the country to explore each area's history and literary...

  • New York's Queens A Rising Culinary Destination

    New York's Queens A Rising Culinary Destination

    NEW YORK — When eating in New York City, breaking out of the Manhattan mind-set is tough, at least for visitors. Because when you mostly are here on business — no matter how frequently — the glut of great eats in Manhattan makes it easy to ignore the wealth of awesome restaurants and bars in what...

  • Flexibility, Backup Plan Key To Coping With Flight Cancellations

    Flexibility, Backup Plan Key To Coping With Flight Cancellations

    Christmas week in our house was a blur of visitors coming and going — most of them flying in and out of Bradley. Although the weather in Connecticut was relatively mild, Mother Nature wasn't so kind to other parts of the country. A major storm system, dubbed "Winter Storm Goliath" by Accuweather,...

  • Shopping Connecticut's Main Streets: Madison's Year-Round Allure

    Shopping Connecticut's Main Streets: Madison's Year-Round Allure

    If you're looking to combine holiday gift hunting with a fun outing, shop one of Connecticut's Main Streets. In towns throughout the state, picturesque greens, holiday lights and cozy cafés combine to create a Christmas card environment without the crowds. Today's profile is the last in this holiday...

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