A summertime explosion of activity in the Eastern Sierra means lots of trails to bike and hike.
California: Concord Jazz Festival
Jazz, America’s gift to the world, continues to evolve and cut new musical terrain at this premier festival in the East Bay hills. by Suzanne Rodriguez At its best, summer is a time for play, freedom, spontaneity, improvisation and celebration. This summer—as happens every year—jazz festivals take place across the planet, from familiar locations like […]
Ireland: Celtic Pride
Down the centuries, the Irish have had moments of greatness. Historic sites reveal elements of the Irish psyche, which hold true today.
Italy: Puccini’s Lucca
Learn the story behind the heroines driven to tragic ends in Puccini’s greatest operas: Madame Butterfly, Tosca, and Turandot.
California: Golden West
Eureka moments on Highway 49 as gold country attractions segue to heart-racing adventures on California’s scenic waterways.
Sydney: Southern Cross
A host of brand-name hotels ring Sydney harbor from end to end. View the harbor from your hotel balcony then paddle right up to the city’s iconic clam-shell opera house.