The itinerary: Surf’s up in Madagascar

| |Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

Also, a towering tribute to ketchup in Illinois, a fast app for taxis and limos in Vegas, and signs of a song for Alabama.

First Chikungunya case reported in Tarrant County

| |Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

The Mansfield resident diagnosed with Chikungunya recently traveled to the Caribbean, a hotbed for the mosquito-transmitted virus.

Great girls’ getaways to Austin, Miami and more

| |Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014

Plan a hanging-with-the-gal-pals weekend to match your favorite theme.

Greek isles offer peace even amid crowds

| |Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014

Explore historic towns or stick to the beach in the Cyclades. Either way, it’s a trip to remember.

Naples, Italy, wheels in new eco-friendly attitude

| |Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

Bicycle and kayak tour operators team up with a newly cleaned up city and bay to attract visitors.

Virginia Mountain Bike Trail takes adventurous visitors through the trees

| |Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

It’s still in development, but it’s ready to welcome riders looking for a challenge, a rush and a vocabulary lesson.

The itinerary: a ‘Downton Abbey’ draw in Delaware

| |Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014

Also, Martha’s Vineyard hosts the first family, a Tour de France option, and Broadway offers a two-for-one deal.

For The Birds

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014

Avid birder Jane Alexander discusses where she travels to catch glimpses of the best avians.

A long walk in New York’s Central Park

| |Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014

There’s more to do in New York’s vast green space than a person could ever fit into two days, but it’s worth a try

The itinerary: Kick off college football season with a visit to Atlanta

| |Saturday, Aug. 09, 2014

See the new College Football Hall of Fame, take the family berry picking in Maine and more.