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5 of Italy’s Most Romantic Hotels for Couples

Just being in Italy is romantic, but for the ultimate getaway for two, choose one of these dreamy places to stay. Verona: Due Torre Hotel If you’re into romantic legends, Verona is the place to be, and this 5-star hotel is only a couple of blocks from Juliet’s famous balcony. Begin with the setting, in […]

Escape to Santa Barbara for Romance

Sometimes, when family life becomes super loud, romance has a way of shoving its fingers in its ears and hiding in a dark corner. Parents can coax it back out with a weekend getaway to a whimsical, coastal town like Santa Barbara. Here are some fun suggestions to make your trip unforgettable. Go Bike Riding […]

Luxury Ways to Observe Romance Awareness Month

Did you know August is the official month of Romance Awareness? Princess Cruises did, as well they should after serving as set and co-star of The Love Boat for 14 years. The luxury cruise line offers a myriad of ways, year-round, to enjoy a couple’s retreat, but the added interest in the Caribbean for destination […]

Romantic Brittany for Couples

Friends lured us to Brittany, in the westernmost part of France, with promises of beautiful sand beaches, spectacular scenery and superb seafood. Where better, we thought, for a romantic getaway? We chose, at their suggestion, the Finistère, farthest west of all, where the land literally ends (Finistère means land’s end). We found all they promised, […]

Bundles of Joy: Quick Spots for a Babymoon Getaway

Looking for a quick and relaxing getaway before your bundle of joy arrives? Doctors generally agree flying is okay, especially in the second trimester, so pack a long weekend bag before reassembling it for your hospital bag at some great couples spots. Bermuda  Just about a two-hour flight from Boston (BOS) and New York (JFK), […]

A Summer Weekend for Couples in Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Schooner cruises, island clambakes, smart little boutiques and galleries, romantic gardens, classy B&Bs — sounds like a recipe for a summer weekend for two. Boothbay Harbor sits at the head of Linekin Bay in Mid-coast Maine, curled around a harbor so big that as many as 400 vessels could seek safety there in a storm. […]