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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Step into a fairytale at New Fantasyland

As guests pass through the grand arches into the landscape of the New Fantasyland they are surrounded by a delightful world of fanciful architecture, waterfalls, grottoes, arched bridges, forests and a massive circus big top.

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...

Dover, Delaware, a way of life preserved

Dressed in their distinctive “plain people” attire, the Amish offer for sale a variety of fresh-baked breads and pies, homemade fudge and other hard-to-resist, diet-busting foods.

Southfork Ranch draws Dallas fans old and new

Tourists from around the world have been flocking to Southfork Ranch since the early years of the classic series Dallas, which ran from 1978 to 1991.

New Zealand: Magnificence in miniature

The hiking trail winds through a lush rain forest. Only a trickle of sunlight makes its way through the thick tree canopy above, from which a chorus of birds entertains with a symphony of song.

Costa Rica, a diversity of wildlife, landscapes

An uphill climb can transport you from an Amazon-like jungle to an alpine woodland. Dry stretches of forest and pockets of verdant wetlands lie in the shadow of volcanoes.

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.

Cruising on the romantic Rhine

Whether from the deck or the sliding glass door in my cabin, there was always something to see, from steep vineyard hills and medieval castles to industrial plants.

Chincoteague, where the ponies roam free

Mention Chincoteague Island, Virginia, and you’re likely to be asked, “Isn’t that where those ponies are?” The answer is “yes.”

Outer Banks: More than sun and sand

I stood frozen with fear as the terrifying image drew closer, his curved sword swinging wildly. Just as he seemed about to separate my head and body, I snapped back to reality.