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Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Walt Disney World keeps the experiences fresh

By Sondra Shapiro LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — As a Walt Disney World (WDW) frequent visitor, I am continually surprised how my experiences are different each...

Turning 60 at Disney World frees the inner child

My birthday present to myself was to turn a blind eye to calories. So I ate and drank (no driving) with reckless abandon.
The Berkshire Botanical Garden goal is to plant for pollinators and supply habitat for insects such as bumblebees and butterflies.

Berkshire Botanical Garden showcases regional plants, serves as educational resource

By Colin McCandless, Contributing Writer  STOCKBRIDGE - When the weather warms and you’re eager for an outdoor excursion, it’s prime time to trek west into...

Barge cruise offers luxury, history, food, wine

While sipping our welcoming glasses of Champagne onboard, we watched a camel and llama grazing nearby. This small town tableau absorbed us into the local culture from the start.

Historic towns a short distance from D.C.

In 1733, a Quaker named Amos Janney settled in an isolated corner of Virginia and built grist and saw mills beside a narrow creek. About a decade later, a group of German immigrants established a community in Maryland that became a resting place for pioneers driving wagon trains to the West.

Driving trips around the world offer amazing views

Some drivers follow a route along one of the highest roads in the world. Others steer their car through a much lower setting which hugs an ocean coastline at sea level. Then there are journeys that take people through some of Mother Nature’s most magnificent handiwork.
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Wilmington – history, art, and culture

By Victor Block, Travel Writer The contrast between members of the du Pont family who settled in Wilmington, Delaware and the surrounding Brandywine Valley at...
The Worcester Art Museum (WAM), with its 38,000 art objects, is a prime reason for the city’s high rating for visitors. Photo/Submitted

Worcester growing as an arts and culture destination

By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer WORCESTER  - This city is sometimes derisively known as “Wormtown” and at times with a possibly more dignified designation: “Heart...

Funky trip into rural Virginia’s past

By Victor Block MADISON COUNTY, VA — The intersection of two narrow roads that is the closest thing to the center of Syria, Virginia— population about...

Maryland’s All-American Road: An historic journey through time

This is a story about a road less traveled because progress, in the form of major interstate highways, passed it by.