While most travelers know Lake George to be a bustling lakeside beach town in the summer, it’s actually a true stunner in the fall and winter also. With warm-weather seekers and summer crowds heading home, Lake George stays open for business well into the fall and offers even better deals for traveling families looking for a budget — without having to compromise.
This month marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of an era in Eastern Europe reinforced in part by propaganda. Your teens, however, are learning propaganda is one of the common threads running through world history and is still making headlines in its many different forms. They are also probably getting to know the oft repeated maxim that if, “You don’t learn from history, you are doomed to repeat it.”
For families whose idea of the perfect vacation includes a healthy mix of both luxury and privacy, Phulay Bay in Krabi, Thailand, is poised to open eight new and refurbished beachfront villas Dec. 1.
With the city’s architectural, cultural and culinary mix, Budapest is commonly referred to as “The Paris of Eastern Europe” for good reason. Just like the French capital’s Left and Right Banks divided by a river (the Seine), it has two distinctive sides — Buda and Pest — divided by a river (the Danube) that forges the heart of the city with two completely different personalities.