Megan Tufts

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What to see in Alaska: 8 must-see destinations by cruise ship

Cruise passenger Steve Trabun has sailed through Alaska's Inside Passage three times. And he can't wait to go again.<p>"The scenery is spectacular, and the wildlife is amazing," said Trabun, who lives in Spokane, Wash., and enjoys sailing with Princess Cruises. "Alaska is absolutely incredible. This …

Exploring Illinois' Frozen Waterfalls (Part 2)

Part 2 of Exploring Illinois' Frozen Waterfalls takes place in another location known for sandstone canyons and waterfalls - Matthiessen State Park. (Read part 1 here )<p>Although it's smaller in area than nearby Starved Rock, Matthiessen offers a half -dozen waterfalls and a few small caves to …

The best free things to do in Athens

Soaking up Athens life doesn’t have to break the bank. It’s a reasonably priced city to begin with, and you’ll find that if you pick a basic hotel, most cash ends up going toward dining in trendier restaurants or sipping high-end cocktails, if that’s what you’re into. Need to economise? There are …

5 Under-The-Radar Hawaii Sites That Are As Historic As They Are Beautiful

Sure, you know about Pearl Harbor, but you probably don't realize that Hawaii's involvement in World War II extends far beyond the date that lives in infamy.<p>Nestled among the white-sand beaches, ubiquitous rainbows and hallowed surf breaks, Hawaii's WWII landmarks are as scenic as they are historic …

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Where in the World Is the Best Place to Be in February?

If you want to find out the best place to be on any day of the year--today, tomorrow, your birthday or wedding anniversary--check out our interactive calendar.<p>We all crave that sweet serendipity of being in the right place at the right time: when the Northern Lights are most likely to dance; when …

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City of Love: romantic things to do in Paris

There is no escaping the romance of Paris. In the early 19th century Paris revelled in the artistic and literary liberation of Romanticism, yet this graceful city has always inspired love. It permeates through the city where loved-up couples laze in its manicured gardens, get intimate in candlelit …

Cruises to feed your intellect and imagination

Even if you've spent most of your cruise basking in the Mexican sun or eating your way through the Mediterranean, your vacation can feed more than your need to just relax and unwind.<p>Thanks to guest speakers, you can learn about topics as diverse as reality and scripted TV shows and South American …

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Reader recommendation: Arik Private Tours in Israel

My brother-in-law treated our family (12 of us) to a guided tour in Israel. Our guide, Arik, was superb. Nothing fazed him, and he was great in his dealings with us. As a tour guide, he was able to contend with our 6- and 8-year-olds, their grandma of 76 and a few midlifers. We were impressed with …