Winter festivals for cold-weather getaways

No doubt winter can bring its share of the doldrums. But sometimes the best thing to do is to roll with reality.

Mini moons for brides and grooms

You don’t have to follow the convention that says you take your honeymoon immediately after the wedding.

Celebrate milestone birthdays in style

A birthday is a birthday, until it’s a biggie, a number that has a certain magic. They are turning points, wake up calls; think ages 21, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70 and 80.

Much to enjoy, both old and new, in Alexandria, VA

Alexandria, Virginia was the stomping ground of the nation’s first president. George Washington lived in nearby Mount Vernon, but Alexandria was where he owned a townhouse, went to church, did business, and even sold goods at the Old Town farmers ...

D.C.’s Black culture still thriving in the face of gentrification

Change is afoot in the nation’s capital. As Solange sings, there are cranes in the sky and new development as far as the eye can see.

Where to go in October

Timing is everything. Knowing when to go to a destination is no small matter. You can pay more or less simply based on when you travel.

How to save on holiday travel

You want to make the holidays merry with a trip to see family and friends. Trouble is, you don’t have a ton of dough.

Much to do and see in Daufuskie Island, SC

There are getaways and then there are places to get away—from most everything. Daufuskie Island is such a destination.

Secret Swimming Spots in the Caribbean

When you’re in on a secret you feel special. While there are places in the Caribbean that are on everyone’s must-see list, better still is the insider’s list for those in “the know.”

Eight places to catch your dinner and eat it too

When you make something with your hands there’s a special something, a pride that comes from being a creator.

Getaways for a fantastic fall

There’s something about fall that’s fantastic.

Richmond’s arts scene makes for a perfect getaway

Richmond, Virginia, ironically the site of founding father Patrick Henry’s “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!” speech, was for decades, a major hub of the North American slave trade.

How to find the best flight deals

Booking a flight is easy, but finding the best deal may not be as simple.

Experience the past and present in Natchez, Mississippi

The past is ever present in Natchez, Mississippi.

St. John: A small island with a lot to offer

St. John is the smallest of the three islands that make up the U.S. Virgin Islands. St. Thomas is the capital and there’s St. Croix, the largest of the trio.