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Take “Spring Cleaning Up” A Notch This Earth Day

In the nearly 50 years since its inception, Earth Day evolved from a hip, thought-provoking happening aimed at college kids to a day of fun and teachable moments intended to prompt kids at every age to take action in the era of global warming. The observance was the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. Senator […]

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Family Getaways

Leprechaun lore, cheerful locals, delicious cheeses, beautiful scenery and delightful music … Ireland pretty much has it all when it comes to family travel. Besides the quick hop across the pond, it’s easy when most everyone speaks English and there are plenty of different ways to see the best of city and country (no matter […]

Luxurious Ways to Celebrate Chinese New Year, Langham Style

The Chinese New Year may have technically come and gone on Feb. 5, but the Year of the Pig lives on in Chicago. Continue the spring festival fun at The Langham, Chicago, with Traditional Chinese Medicine practices and treatments at the Chuan Spa; a blend of Chinese and Western cuisine in the Pavilion or at […]

Celebrating Valentine’s Day With Young Kids

Depending on whom you ask, February probably ranks as one of the worst months of the year. The air is still frigid, it is still dark for too much of the day, and spring is still several weeks away. Regardless, February means Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day can be different things for different age groups. Couples […]

Take Your Valentine to a Romantic New England Inn

There’s no more romantic way for couples to spend Valentine’s Day than a snow-covered winter getaway in a country inn. If you choose one with a good dining room, you don’t have to go outside for dinner and can enjoy a second glass of wine without driving afterward. Here are some of our favorites in […]

Celebrate the Year of the Pig in Los Angeles

While you may have rung in the New Year Jan. 1, there is still a chance to celebrate with Chinese New Year, Feb. 5. Also called the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival, the celebration is observed by more than 1.5 million Angelenos of Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean descent and is a great way […]