Heat and drought in Europe and North Africa around the Mediterranean may affect your travels, as communities are resorting to water-rationing and other protective measures. This interactive map provides more details. Remember the safety precautions that you may need to consider for heatstroke.
Here's another development in the technology-fueled innovative resources for Pennsylvania travelers. Following the recent launch of the travel blogger project, now come downloadable MP3 travel guides for iPods and similar devices to reach out in particular to younger travelers.
Forget about sandals and flops, a real girl wears Western boots in summer -- the out-of-season trendiness making them even hotter and you tougher. Manhattan has discovered cowgirl boots, along with Steve Madden, Saks, Urban Outfitters, et cetera, et cetera, requiring longstanding Frye boots stores to dust out their bins and dig out their classic styles.
My Santa Fe, New Mexico chronicles continue with random reflections on excursions in the area --mesmerizing summer lightning storms, travel up the road to Native American pueblos and pottery, visits to artist Georgia O'Keeffe's favored red rock landscape country and to the remains of the ancient Anasazi cliff dwellers...
Cyclists and other exercisers who drape themselves in health monitoring equipment shouldn't be obsessive about the data. We're not all Lance Armstrongs. While these abundant technology tools may be useful, they can be motivating for the very committed and possibly distracting or demoralizing for others. Think about why you exercise and what's best for your mental as well as physical state, researchers advise.
Dining in Santa Fe is a smorgasbord of exciting Southwest cuisine, influenced by world-famous chefs and flavors of the world. Here's a guide to the best, as part of a series on Santa Fe travel.
With more women traveling alone abroad for business or for pleasure, it's important to know the local customs and practices, as well as safety considerations. The US State Department has a list of helpful hints for a womantraveler on its website, along with other useful travel information and advisories.
LA Style is whatever you make it. Anything goes,and, for some reason, people with really bad taste like to copy each other. That goes along with feeling (not necessarily being) young and free and experimental. This clothes horse has a clever beat on LA fashion for regular viewing.
Santa Fe, New Mexico, has several reasons to keep returning -- the simple yet overpowering beauty of the landscape, the respectful influence of Native American and Hispanic culture, and the perfection of daily pleasures, such as meals and shopping. In this first of a series, here are accommodations I recommend.
Capri? Majorca? Take me there, baby. Love of nature? Lust for shopping? Get the insider view of Italy's seductive Capri from the International Herald Tribune...Around the Mediterranean, Spain's Majorca capital of Palma is one of Europe's hottest weekend escapes...When do we go?