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In the Scottish Highlands, a hiking dream fulfilled

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 24, 2021

Years ago, when our kids were in preschool, my husband and I had what seemed like a crazy pipe dream: Once a year, we would take a multiday hike as a couple. Turns out it was a crazy pipe dream. At least at the time. But last year, as empty nesters, we resolved to finally make it happen.

News >  Travel

On Blue Ridge Parkway, autumn is for reds

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 18, 2021

With more than 100 species of trees, the Blue Ridge Parkway is a prime spot for a fall getaway and leaf-peeping. The 469-mile roadway passes through six mountain chains in the Appalachians in Virginia and North Carolina and is operated by the National Park Service.
News >  Features

A brand new start for old New York

"We are cautiously optimistic about the future of New York City tourism," said Christopher Heywood, executive vice president of global communications for NYC & Company, whose website,, offers free planning resources for travelers.
News >  Travel

How to drift off after take off with the aid of CBD products

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 29, 2021

During a recent flight from Puerto Rico to New York, Noah Fishman was on edge. "Due to COVID, the masking requirement and the extra safety protocols, I was more stressed traveling than ever," Fishman said. However, the owner of Zenbarn Farms has a secret weapon.
News >  Travel

Iceland’s new driving route explores the remote north

After the van’s GPS flickered out, my mom kicked in: Together, we were piloting a weather-beaten camper north from Reykjavik, Iceland, toward the Westfjords, a shattered peninsula that pokes out from the country’s northwest corner.
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Revived vintage motels evoke nostalgia for simpler times

Who says roadside pit stops have to be boring? This summer, road-trippers looking for stylish accommodations that won’t break the bank, something between upscale luxury and side-of-the-highway corporate chains, are discovering a new trend.