Travel

12/29/2015 - 15:11 | | Travel Writer | Travel

2015 was a rough year for the world. From a travel perspective, it was a year when the world became smaller — when people from very different places, culturally and geographically, became far more aware of each other’s circumstances and motivations.

12/22/2015 - 12:15 | | Travel Writer | Travel

If you thought of Chanukah as a holiday that unites Jews everywhere, Rabbi Marvin Tokayer has a message: Think again.

12/15/2015 (All day) | | Travel Writer | Travel

I’ll admit it: Charming though it may be, Boston can literally drive me crazy. My Honda and I have gotten lost more times than I can count amid picturesque alleys and baffling bridges.

12/07/2015 - 19:00 | | Travel Writer | Travel

Some people came away from last week’s summit on climate change fretful about our planet’s future, or optimistic about the work ahead. Personally, as I perused a front-page New York Times photograph of the ocean-lashed Marshall Islands, I thought about all the islands I’d better visit before the sea swallows them up.

11/30/2015 - 19:00 | | Travel Writer | Travel

Cartoon characters come to life, heart-stopping adventure rides, a smorgasbord of virtual worlds — all wrapped up in a sunny Florida package. This is the classic American family vacation Disney World has promised for generations.

11/23/2015 - 19:00 | | Travel Writer | Travel

Given the violence rattling the world today, escape is certainly in order. And few escapes are quite so ideal as Las Palmas, a pastel Spanish city in the far-flung Canary Islands.