Solo Travel Guide

Solo travel is a growing trend. From young adults traveling between school semesters or well-traveled adults taking a solo sabbatical, approximately 24 percent of Americans went on at least one solo vacation last year, and, according to a MMGY Global report, 46 percent of those travelers were women. Clearly, solo travel is a draw for […]

Best Family Experiences on the Maine Coast

Family vacations are what the Maine coast does best. Here are some of our family’s favorite things to do there. Make Sand Castles at Old Orchard Beach Seven miles of white sand are just the beginning of this old-fashioned beach resort’s appeal. Along with a pier that will bring waves of nostalgia to parents and […]

Hotel Gardens to Make Your Family Green With Envy

From sea to shining sea — California to Massachusetts — junior landscapers or even anyone without a green thumb who just admires a get-away-from-it-all setting can set their sights on some of the country’s most impressive hotel gardens. Mirbeau Plymouth, Mass. No need to book a ticket to France to take a Monet-like trek through […]

Southwest Ireland with Kids

Ireland may be a small island, but it packs quite a punch for travelers. With bustling and historic cities, wide-open countryside and rugged beaches, Ireland is a great locale for families of all ages. For those traveling with the kids this summer, explore Southwest Ireland like a pro with this must-hit list. Surf and Sail […]

Awesome Pizza Tours Around the United States

If your day is fueled by an insatiable pizza obsession, you’re not alone. The BBC reported more than 40 million Americans will eat pizza on any given day and it is the most popular meal in the world. Fortunately, you can blend your love of pizza and travel in one place with a pizza tour. […]

Lisbon: History, Ingenuity and Egg Tarts

The world as we know it would be a different place if Portuguese explorers and merchants had not made their mark around the world via its oceans, the Silk Road and the Spice Road centuries ago. During the Renaissance, Atlantic port city Lisbon was the ultimate point of origin, its ships heading toward Africa, Asia, […]