Italy’s alpine lakes offer cyclists much more than scenic rides. The lake shores are dotted with beach parks, resorts, villas, quaint villages and Italian towns settled in Roman times. Ferries provide easy access to bike paths and panoramic views of the Alps. Lake Maggiore is the most westerly and is 43 miles long; Lake Lugano is about 22 miles and […]
Learn the story behind the heroines driven to tragic ends in Puccini’s greatest operas: Madame Butterfly, Tosca, and Turandot.
For the ultimate tour of England and Scotland, visit the Harry Potter film locations. Take a two-week vacation with the world’s most popular fictional hero. Plan Your Trip.This day-by-day guide lists details on lodging, restaurants, sights, and sports & recreation described in England and Scotland: Travels With Harry. Use the websites, phone numbers and maps […]
The west coast of southern Norway and the coast of northern Norway are regarded as the cruise destinations of a lifetime. National Geographic listed the Norwegian fjords among the world’s top tourist attractions. Wild, dramatic fjords call to celebration travelers. Hurtigruten sails daily along Norway’s 1,250-mile west coast, stopping at 33 ports. Read about a celebration […]
Ireland tourism thrives on the 80 million people worldwide who claim Irish ancestry, including 41 million Americans. This tour of southern Ireland includes poignant moments at the Rock of Cashel, Glendalough and Cobh. Other highlights are hillwalking on Wicklow Way and a fun-filled feast at Ballymaloe. Travel by rental car and stay at Ireland’s country […]
The Welsh preserve their language, music and hospitality as doggedly as they do their monuments. The castles evoke a faraway time. From village pub to country manor, visitors are welcomed with as much fanfare as a retinue of King Arthur’s knights. Strike up the harp and break open the ale. Eat, drink and reminisce the […]