We were off racing across the St. Lawrence — cold salt water and wind pummeling our faces … We followed the tall plumes of mist from the humpbacks blowholes and arrived in time to see them dive.
By Nancy Truman There's always plenty of reasons to visit Royal haunts when travelling to England but it must be said that many of the country’s charms are of a smaller scale — and they’re just a Tube or a train ride away from the madding crowds. Here are some suggestions to get you started: … Continue reading Brit stops: Hopping trains and tubes to find hidden gems in and around London
This 91-sq.-km limestone island, which relies on tourists filling its hotels, eating at its fine restaurants and enjoying its 33 pristine beaches, took Hurricane Irma in its stride.
But celebrities aren’t the only ones who come regularly to enjoy Antigua’s 365 beaches and warm steady trade winds.
Nancy Truman Switzerland’s Lake Geneva, or Lac Leman as the French prefer, has long been the playground of the rich and famous for its tax breaks, anonymity and, of course, its incomparable beauty. Whether you are a star of the silver screen, a famous singer, a 20th-century Belgian cartoonist or a 21st-century tourist, this Swiss … Continue reading Pure Swiss bliss: More than cheese and chocolate along the shores of Lake Geneva
With no tide to wash them away, the Baltic beaches are always wide, white and beautiful.
It turns out, abundant sunshine and superb irrigation fed by rain in the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains is the perfect recipe for bountiful harvests.
In the Swiss German canton of Graubünden, eating local cuisine is a real treat.
Here's how to enjoy all Palm Beaches has to offer without breaking the bank.
If you know where to look you can get tasty food — from the street vendors selling crispy chiviricos (fried dough dusted with sugar) and coconut ice cream (helados) eaten from the husk with a little plastic spoon, from the paladares big and small, from the internationally run hotels, from the farms and even a state-owned restaurant.