Ride the train: rail vacations for 2013

Morning reflections on Lake Louise in Canadian Rockies

Train trips offer no driving, no airport hassles—just great scenery on your vacation.


Phoenix has more than spas to attract visitors

Hot air balloon over Sonoran desert

Spend a few hours a day away from your hotel or resort exploring these interesting sights in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area of Arizona.


Driving on the Big Island of Hawaii

Laupahoehoe Point Park

If you want to see opposite sides of the Big Island (which you really must experience to appreciate the differences), the best way is to rent a car and drive.


Escape winter in Sydney, Australia

We spent a couple of days this winter (summertime there) exploring Sydney, Australia, a coastal city with one of the most beautiful harbors anywhere in the world.


Traveling Green and Clean

Lake McDonald Lodge in Glacier National Park

Eco-friendly travel: Here are some options to green-up your next trip.


Hike or ski around Grindelwald, Switzerland

Serious hikers and skiers know Grindelwald, the largest town in the Jungfrau region of Switzerland, well.