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How to see a green flash

The green flash image at the top of this post was taken by Jim Grant, our friend on Facebook. He captured it off the coast of Ocean Beach, …

Here's why everyone wants to go to Milan this year

Flights to Milan from the US are regularly cheaper than they are to other European cities.<p>And with the euro near an all-time low, US visitors can take advantage of the shopping, dining, and nightlife the city has to offer.<p>Bottom line — if you see a great deal on a flight to Milan, book it. There's …

Italy

A perfect day in Boston

Bostonians like their freedom. The city's rebellious reputation dates back to the days of its founding by a group of religious freethinkers fleeing the dictates of the English crown. A century or so later, the same flicker of freewill sparked the War for Independence and fired up a new nation. …

New England

Zócalo

Seychelles Island Guide: Where to go for Wildlife

<b>Sublime white sand shores, lapped by the Indian Ocean, give The Seychelles its great allure, but these islands are also home to extraordinary wildlife.</b><p><i>Seychellois guide Gemma Jessy specialises in wildlife tours. For her, a passion for the archipelago's wilderness and resident species developed as</i> …

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

European Travel