For the price of a Vaporetto ticket or bike rental, Venice offers history, local color and the pleasure of exploring hidden corners and seeing sights few tourists find. And Venice is all about the experience, and less about the museums and
Don’t laugh, but some people think we live on ice here. Just consider that Vancouver is a two-hour drive north of Seattle. But it's still a few hours flying time to the Arctic. Yes, in wintertime it’s cold, but it’s warmer than in Eastern and
I knew, of course, that in the UK they drive on the "other" side of the road. But I never fully understood it until a dog driving an Aston Martin almost ran me over. So, in the interest of Anglo-American relations and the hope for a happy outcome
I. Hate. Packing. I think it's because I used to do a lot of long-distance backpacking in places like Nepal -- where if you forgot something like toothpaste, you were good and up and creek. Now, I live practically on the Appalachian Trail, so most
It's time to remember this once and for all: Let's keep our eyes on our bag(s) at ALL times! Check out the link at the end of this article! You will see how thieves know how to get hold of our valuables when we travel...
A skier sidelined by a mid-season knee injury, I find myself in New Hampshire’s White Mountains for a week, surrounded by near-perfect snow that I can’t enjoy. Surely I’m not alone -- there must be other non-skiers looking for something to do in the