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Valentines Day NYC 2015

Valentines Day NYC 2015

  By Elisabeth Ann South Looking to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year on Friday instead of Saturday the 14th? These modern times make it a challenge to find a good old fashioned place to [continue]

Titanic Museum Pigeon Forge

Titanic Museum Pigeon Forge

By Theresa Russell   Driving down the Pigeon Forge Parkway, the profile of a ship suddenly comes into view. Not a surprising image in Fort Lauderdale or Miami, but in inland Pigeon Forge? Although [continue]

Visiting Armenia

Visiting Armenia

By Denise Mattia Years ago, associates told me about Armenia’s famous manuscripts, illustrations, architecture and the cuisine as well. I also learned about the genocide of 1.5 million people in 1915 by the Ottomans (today’s [continue]

Whiteface About-Face

Whiteface About-Face

By Sandy MacDonald   Every winter, it seems, one Facebook friend after another brags about the bountiful snowfalls they’re enjoying on their trips out West. Then, inevitably, the backwash starts pouring in, as the [continue]

How To Tour NOLA And Avoid Tourists

How To Tour NOLA And Avoid Tourists

By Elisabeth Ann South   Everyone who visits New Orleans will tell you they went to Café du Monde and ate mouth-watering beignets. These same people will insist you take a Haunted Ghost Tour, [continue]

Cyprus: Birthplace of Aphrodite

Cyprus: Birthplace of Aphrodite

By Denise Mattia   From craggy paths leading to sun-bleached ancient villas and hilltop monasteries, to narrow cobblestone streets leading to wineries and taverns, to luxurious beach resorts overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, Cyprus ripples [continue]

Athens Awaits

Athens Awaits

By Theresa Russell Climb to the top of Athens’ Acropolis for a magnificent view of the city and its surroundings. Do it early in your visit to get your bearings, to understand how the [continue]

The Hidden Treasures of Rimini

The Hidden Treasures of Rimini

By Denise Mattia North  Americans seldom visit this small Italian town on the Adriatic Sea. Europeans know it as the hub of seaside tourism. Most also know that the famous movie director Federico Fellini [continue]

Chalking up a Hike on the White Cliffs of Dover

Chalking up a Hike on the White Cliffs of Dover

By Theresa Russell Vera Lynn commemorated the White Cliffs of Dover in a song suggesting that: There’ll be bluebirds over The white cliffs of Dover Tomorrow Just you wait and see The White Cliffs [continue]

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Low Down

  • Going All Out
    Going All Out

    Whether traveling to a destination, to visit friends or having friends in, these items will come in handy.

  • A Farm On A Plane
    A Farm On A Plane

    By Denise Mattia After almost two hours of sitting at the gate in a plane, the apologetic captain announced that there’d been a storm in [continue]

New and Notable

  • Aeroflot:  The Young Airline
    Aeroflot: The Young Airline

    By Denise Mattia Colleagues gasped when they learned I was flying Aeroflot from New York to Moscow with a connecting flight to Armenia. They’d remembered [continue]

  • 2015 Mons
    2015 Mons

    Edited by Denise Mattia From the child who still has everything to discover to the oldest inquisitive onlooker or art-lover, Mons, Belgium will be the [continue]

The Inside Line

  • Travel Industry News
    Travel Industry News

    By Denise Mattia   To keep up with the travel industry, Tripwich covered the Association of Travel Marketing Executives conference held at the New York [continue]

  • P’town Update

    By Sandy MacDonald Bountiful breakfast excepted, you’ll need to tear yourself away in search of sustenance – the best bet being The Mews in the East [continue]