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.


Kenya adventure: Horsing around the Masai Mara

Masai Warriors

Richard Powell joins a gonzo riding outfit to trek across Kenya’s epic game reserve, camping beneath the stars and hanging onto his horses.


Awesome color and scenic hiking await in the Hocking Hills

The Inn at Cedar Falls is equally great as a romantic or girls getaway or for families with teens who love the outdoors.


Zurich Switzerland’s Kronenhalle Restaurant – dining with spectacular art

Chagall at the Kronenhalle

In the centuries old city of Zurich you’ll encounter an unusual and beautiful restaurant, the Kronenhalle. The restaurant stands out not only for its fine Swiss cuisine but also for its collection of art by Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, Joan Miro, Paul Klee, and Georges Braque to name a few.


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.