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9 things to do in winter in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom

For views and charm, The Wildflower Inn is the place to be. Perched on tree-lined Darling Hill Road in Vermont's … Read More

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Feeding the elephants on arrival at Anantara Hotel Chiang Rai

10 Reasons to Stay at Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort

It took the longest travel day to get to the Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort, in northern Thailand. My … Read More

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5 picks from the emerging restaurant scene in Naples, Florida

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Naples is part of what’s known as Florida's Paradise Coast, along with the Everglades and Marco Island on the southwest part of the state. You won’t believe the emerging culinary scene in Naples. There are new restaurants and bars opening everywhere, all led … Read More

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Extra Sun Protection

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Extra Sun Protection Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Ed, who responded to my story about my squamous cell carcinoma by saying: "Glad that you're doing better Johnny. I had … Read More

Travel Style: David & Veronica James

David & Veronica James

Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without. Name: David & Veronica James, The … Read More

8 takeaways from a kids ski weekend at Camelback Resort in Pennsylvania

My daughter, her friend and I get ready for a run at Camelback Ski Resort in the Poconos, PA

How do you spend a working ski weekend with your 13-year-old? You let her bring along her best friend and take them to Camelback Ski Resort in the Pennsylvania Pocono Mountains! An easy trip from both Philly (two hours) and NYC (90 minutes) this year-round … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: Lock Your Car Door on Safari

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I have been fortunate to have gone on numerous safaris throughout Africa and India (my photos and stories are linked below). But luckily, I've never encountered a lion opening a car door on an African safari! If you ever have the chance to safari (and I hope … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: How to Increase Your Laptop Battery Power While Traveling

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How to Increase Your Laptop Battery Power While Traveling Yesterday's tip was about drained iPhone batteries and how to charge them faster. Today, I thought I'd share what I do when I get on a plane, train, bus, or boat with no electrical outlets and I have … Read More

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of March 4, 2015

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Uber and Starwood Team Up to Give Away Starpoints West Coast – New York LaGuardia flights on horizon? Air France passengers stranded in Manchester 'so pilot can rest' Travel Agency Says It Is First to Book … Read More

Travel Contests: Week of March 4, 2015

Swimming at Outrigger Waikiki Hawaii

This week's travel contests include: Win a luxurious six-night Hawaiian getaway Win a 7-to-11-day European cruise with Holland America Win a Princess cruise for two Win a culinary adventure through Charleston (plus air) … Read More