Scenic Mid-Atlantic sun-and-surf spots to try

| |Sunday, Jul. 20, 2014

For a late summer beach getaway, expand your horizons past the Texas Gulf Coast.

Shopping like a duchess in London

| |Sunday, Jul. 20, 2014

As the world prepares to celebrate Prince George’s first birthday, a ‘shopaholic’ tourist explores the city’s retail scene responsible for ‘the Kate effect.’

In San Antonio, goodbye, chimichangas, and hello, charcuterie

| |Sunday, Jul. 20, 2014

A culinary tour reveals a slew of surprisingly diverse offerings and sophisticated flavors far beyond the usual, celebrated Tex-Mex food.

Eat, pray and shop in Rome

| |Wednesday, Jul. 09, 2014

When in Rome, take in the famous sites but then find the hidden restaurants, experiences and shops that will make for a memorable trip to the Eternal City.

Finding the “real” Baltimore

| |Sunday, Jul. 13, 2014

Look past the TV depictions of the city’s poverty and gangs to its rich history, architectural treasures and folk art revival

The travel itinerary: a gal-pals getaway to California

| |Saturday, Jul. 12, 2014

A historic hotel gem reopens in downtown St. Louis, Yosemite celebrates 150 years, and Louisville’s Slugger museum extends its hours.

An 11-day trek takes hikers from Kyoto to Tokyo

| |Sunday, Jul. 06, 2014

An ancient path winds through bamboo forests, past shrines and near mountains, taking participants on a reflective, beautiful journey.

A wizard’s wonderland opens at Universal Orlando Resort

| |Monday, Jul. 07, 2014

Diagon Alley opens this week, doubling its Harry Potter fun (and shopping).

San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Tiger Trail leads to better understanding

| |Saturday, Jun. 28, 2014

The new tiger enclosure brings the big cats closer to their fans, who hopefully will support conservation projects for the endangered animals.

The itinerary: A side trip in Maine for ‘Goodnight Moon’ fans

| |Saturday, Jun. 28, 2014

Also, the top three must-see sites in Australia, a rare copy of the ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ on view and why Norway is suddenly hot.