Quinta-hopping in Portugal’s Douro Valley

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Flavors from the vines along the Douro River are a toast to nature’s resiliency and human creativity.

Caribbean-bound ship gets a royal upgrade

| |Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

A lavish refurbishment of Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas adds shipwide Wi-Fi, a surf simulator and more.

The itinerary: Take a ‘suite retreat’ to Maui

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Also, scary stuff in NYC, Taos gears up and a Washington, D.C., freebie.

A walk on the wild side in Miami

| |Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Fun people-watching, delightful wildlife and an exotic blend of cultures make this Florida city a memorable celebration destination.

The itinerary: The Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk opens in Philadelphia

| |Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

Also, Lady Gaga and Tony Bennet in Vegas, the CMAs in Nashville and tipping during a hotel stay.

Tourists top off a visit to Chicago with pizza tours

| |Sunday, Oct. 05, 2014

Visitors will sample the city’s signature deep-dish pizza, as well as other favorites.

Take up a glove and walk with hawks in Great Britain

| |Sunday, Oct. 05, 2014

Amid the untamed beauty of northeast England, falconers continue the ancestral art of befriending graceful-but-fierce birds of prey.

New York’s Stone Barns is no ordinary farm

| |Sunday, Sep. 28, 2014

The Hudson Valley nonprofit puts a new spin on agritourism.

Get away for a weekend with balloon festival, other outings

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Ideas for quick jaunts to Albuquerque, Denver, Big Bend and Houston.

Colonial Newport offers a walk through the Gilded Age

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Rhode Island’s seaside city retains remnants of a time of wealth, as well as two centuries of history that preceded it.