Scenic Drive: California Central Coast

Thinking about hitting the road with the top down? But wait. The stretch of Highway 1 after Lucia is closed until September 2018. Is there a scenic detour? You bet! So don’t cancel your plans to make the classic … [Read more...]

Italy: Puccini’s Lucca

Beautiful voices and moving stories draw thousands each summer to the Puccini Opera Festival on Lake Massaciuccoli. The circumstances of Puccini’s life are just as captivating. Follow clues in and around Lucca to discover the … [Read more...]

Italy: Lakes District

Centuries of travelers have fallen for the lure of the lakes: the beautiful alpine lakes of northern Italy: Maggiore, Lugano, Como. Cyclists have a ringside seat to the sights and scents. See the Celebration Traveler Guide … [Read more...]

Fiji: Blue Lagoon

Fiji’s resorts, as reputed, are bottled paradise. Its villas extend over shimmering lagoons or perch in the jungle canopy. by Donna Peck Waking up beside a blue lagoon in Fiji is transformative. For the full experience, … [Read more...]

Hong Kong: Hotel Therapy

Looking for luxury in notable places. In Hong Kong, five-star treats touch the heart. The superlatives are accurate. By Donna Peck For travelers of modest means, staying in a five-star hotel is a precipitous drop from … [Read more...]