Stephanie Charney

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12 Once-in-a-Lifetime Camping Sites

More than 700 miles of trails wind through Montana’s crystalline lakes, jagged mountain peaks, and ancient glaciers. Go now, before they vanish …

Epic Cross-Country Train Rides Trump Wants to Shut Down

Since the "Trump train" glided into the White House, major changes to public transportation haven't exactly dominated the news -- which makes sense …

9 Great American Train Journeys too Epic to miss

There’s no need to get on an anti-septic flight or a tiring driving trip to get an amazing travel experience. Why not make the most of the best kept …

Trains

Journey Across Canada by Train

Riding the rails from Toronto to Vancouver is a once-in-a-lifetime smorgasbord of scenery.<p>I’m an introvert. A real rather-do-anything-than-make-small-talk introvert, not just someone who prefers TV to cocktail parties. So what am I doing having breakfast with three strangers—and enjoying it?<p>Blame …

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20 Travel Hacks I Learned While Flying Around the World in 8 Days

You won't find these in a travel magazine.<p>My most recent business trip took me around the world in just eight days. I traveled nearly 35,000 miles, visited three continents and spent over 88 hours on airplanes. Needless to say, I picked up a few tips and tricks along the way.<p>Knowing top travel …

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Easy Day Trips From Amsterdam

"Is it far?" I asked after my Dutch friend informed me that he'd planned for us to drive from Scheveningen to Hoorn to Amsterdam in one day. "This is …

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29 Travel Hacks Even Frequent Fliers Don't Know

Instead of insulting your intelligence with “hacks” like “pack light,” or “bring an empty water bottle,” we’ve put together a list of tips and tricks …

Here's What That Post About Taking a Train Across the US for $213 Doesn't Tell You

I keep seeing it. "Across the USA by Train for Just $213."<p>Every so often, the picture and title will roll through my Facebook feed as a friend shares it or a friend likes that another friend has liked it. Then come the tags as people rush to inform their friends that they simply have to do …

Airlines will soon be forced to pay up for damaged checked luggage

Last week, Alaska Airline employees were filmed hurling customer suitcases onto a concrete road at San Jose International airport in an apparent contest to see who could throw a heavy piece of luggage the farthest.<p>The airline has since apologized for the incident but it's just the latest in a …

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Best places to see autumn leaves in Tokyo | CNN Travel

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If You Want To See The Best Starry Nights, Head To Arizona

Oh my starry eyed surprise.<p>Stargazing is a fun activity that the whole family can enjoy wherever there's a beautiful night sky. But if you want to take your stargazing up a few notches, head to Arizona.<p>Arizona cities Flagstaff and Sedona, in particular, have some stellar nighttime sights. According …

The 10 Best National Parks for Retirees

Timing is everything when traveling to the marquee national parks, and summer is high season, meaning you're competing with thousands of people for …

Man Took a Cross-Country Adventure of a Lifetime for Under $500

A trans-American adventure, from one coast to the other is a classic travel-junkie's dream. Derek Low, a 24-year-old engineer from San Francisco, writes about how he got to experience this journey of a lifetime with a train ticket that carried him across the country in 15 days, for under $500. …

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Red and White Quilts: Infinite Variety Written by Elizabeth Warren, Maggi Gordon and Joanna S. Rose, Foreword by Martha Stewart, Photographed by Gavin Ashworth - Rizzoli New York - Rizzoli New York

"Organized by type, from traditional patchworks and log cabin varieties to decorative applique examples, this <b>perfect coffee-table topper</b> spans three …

Quilting

America's Most Beautiful Fall Camping Trips, Plus Options for Glamping

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Hello, autumn, that glorious time of the year when the air is crisper, temps are cooler and leaves are more colorful. It's as good a time as any to be outside, and when we recently surveyed Orbitz customers about their favorite ways to travel, you guys …

3 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Air Miles

<i>By Jamie Lowe for WhereTraveler</i><p>We sat down with airline rewards program experts to dig deep and find the tricks of the trade concerning airline rewards credit cards. Because everyone loves a free flight and great in-flight perks, right?<p>You can use these tips from the pros to help you understand …

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The 10 Best Free Things to Do in Amsterdam

Some of the best experiences in the city come at no cost. Here are ten of our favorites.<p>Like many other major cities, Amsterdam isn’t exactly famous …

Quilts Made of Code by Elizabeth Elliott

Elizabeth (Libs) Elliott is a textile artist making handmade quilts created from the meeting of digital and analog. She explores traditional craft …

5 ways to find time to quilt series

This is a huge thing for many of us, finding time to quilt. For me, I find that if I keep my sewing machine out on my dining room table and ironing …

Tutorial: Beach and Boots quilt block

This quilt, made from the Beach and Boots quilt block by Natalie Bonner (Piece N Quilt), is amazing. So much so, it’s going right on my to-do list. …

Squaring Up a Quilt - Tutorial

Okay, time to 'fess up. How many of you go through the process of squaring up your quilts? I'll admit that I didn't think about it for the longest …

Ten Tips for Machine Quilting Large Quilts

Still quilting...<p>Yes, I'm working on a king sized quilt on my home machine. Some of you expressed surprise at that, some wished me luck in that kind …

Anyone Can Quilt

Well howdy-do. Today is a quilting day! I know there are many of you out there who are on the edge about learning to machine quilt. Well, I want you …

Stash Rx

Written by Jennifer Keltner, executive editor<p>We’ve all been there, right? Looking at a pile of fabrics from our stashes and thinking, What was I …

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