Natural wonders of the world

Mighty glaciers flow into the frigid water in Alaska's Glacier Bay

Intrepid travelers have their favorite “natural wonders,” and it’s not always the best known places that capture one’s sense of awe.


Tea time at Canada’s Lake Louise

Classic hikes at Lake Louise in Banff National Park in Canada will take you on trails to either Lake Agnes Teahouse or Plain of Six Glaciers Teahouse.


Mountains, waterfalls, and hiking in the Swiss Alps

Whether you love active winter sports or rejoice in summer’s cool mountain temperatures, you’ll experience an unforgettable vacation in nature’s grand playground, the Jungfrau region of the Swiss Alps.


Visit villages in Jungfrau region to see Swiss Alps

The Jungfrau Region consists of four towns: Grindelwald, Murren, Lauterbrunnen, and Wengen. While the surrounding mountains hold fascination for all visitors, each town provides a slightly different ambience so that there’s something for everyone.


Diamond Jubilee celebrates Queen Elizabeth’s 60 years of reign

Queen Elizabeth of England

Queen Elizabeth’s 60 years of reign in England is being commemorated is with a spectacular exhibition of her diamonds and personal jewels at Buckingham Palace from July 31 to September 30, 2012.


Pedaling around Chicago

Bike ride along Lake Michigan, Chicago

During a conference in Chicago, when I was ready for some fresh air and exercise, my husband had already planned our afternoon. We were spending it on bicycles.