Poconos: A River Between Two Mountains Any time of year is a good time to visit the Pocono Mountains. Located within a few hours driving distance of most East Coast cities, the Pocono region is home to rolling mountains, beautiful waterfalls, thriving woodlands, 170 miles of winding rivers and 163 […]
Articles written by: Frederica Dunn
If you ever get tired of life, skip the therapist and head directly to Cinque Terre, the Italian Riviera of Italy. Five crazy fishing villages are built on steep cliffs, set amid some of the most dramatic coastal scenery in the world. You’ll find rugged beauty and a slow pace. […]
Where else can you see the world’s largest land creature, the elephant, and the largest sea creature, the blue whale, on the same day? Rich in history and natural beauty and home to a magnificent coastline, it’s a top tourist destination for the year and was named one of Conde […]
Finger Lakes – Slim Fingers Beckon The beckoning fingers are those of ten slender lakes in the middle of New York State. The Iroquois attributed these long, narrow lakes to the Great Spirit, but it’s more likely that glacial activity carved them out eons ago. My story will focus on […]
Experience the ambiance of Europe without jet lag. Welcome to Quebec City’s 58th Winter Carnival. This Carnival is the biggest winter festival in the world, generating major economic, social and tourism spinoffs for the Quebec City area. Its uniqueness lies in its true Nordic setting. From the opening of the […]
Blending urban cool with authentic small-town charm, Napa is set amid tree-lined neighborhoods of restored Victorians, many of which are now bed-and-breakfast inns. The city is on the move, with a new river walk, the Oxbow Market, and a vibrant walk-able downtown filled with restaurants, specialty shops, and wine tasting […]
Chile is a country of extremes and superlatives. The Pacific coast has more than 2,500 miles of beaches, vast deserts, rainforests and spectacular inland seas where glaciers reach the coast. Spring and fall are delightful times to visit and coincide with the harvesting of grapes.