Great Britain by rail: All aboard for Bath, England, a UNESCO World Heritage site

You're probably expecting the Maine Travel Maven to share her thoughts about Bath, Maine, but this time I'm heading across the pond to...

Sky high at Whistler

Spent the better part of today shusshing through about a foot of fresh powder on Blackcomb Mountain, in Whistler, B.C., Canada. Although the base...

San Francisco shortie

A quick report on my whirlwind (flew out Monday, returned Wednesday) trip to San Francisco last week (my first time back in this great...

On the road, again

First, apologies for the long period without postings. I've been in Arizona attending a conference, and I'm now traveling with family through northeastern Arizona....

Random pairings

Thanks to the tanking dollar against the rising pound and Euro, accents are plentiful on New England's slopes, from the Eastern Europeans manning the...

Whistler whirlwind tour

Within a mere 54 hours, or two and a quarter days, I traveled from Vancouver to Whistler, B.C., round trip aboard the Whistler Mountaineer...

Last hours of NFCT online auction

Bidding ends at 9 tonight (Dec. 4) in the Northern Forest Canoe Trail's online auction. Plenty of good deals here: canoes, kayaks, guided fly-fishing...

Say it with chocolate

I...am...a...chocoholic. There, I said it. I've been known to crave dark (only dark, and the darker the better) chocolate at 8 a.m., so you know...

Steals & deals: York Harbor Inn

Whoa, get this: $99 for any available room now through April 16. Yup, you read that right, any available room—including luxury rooms— on any...

In the zone

You know how  I raved about Balnea, the Nordic-style spa in the Quebec's Eastern Townships, well here's another. The Zonespa, in St-Ferréol-les-Neiges, near Mt....

Reading across the lines

When entering the Haskell Free Library and Opera House, watch where you step. The historic structure straddles the border between Stanstead, Quebec, and Derby...

No wings necessary to see Paul McCartney

Because, baby you can drive your car aboard the CAT high-speed ferry, then on to Halifax, where McCartney is headlining an outdoor concert on...

Northern light nights

I've been negligent in posting over the past few days, primarily due to exhaustion. I'm in Churchill, Manitoba. Not for the polar bears, not...

Border patrol

The logistics aren't easy, but the rewards are rich for the second annual Two Countries, One Bay, Art Studio Tour, Sept. 20-21. More than...

Ski for free at Whistler?

Well, not exactly, but the slopeside Fairmont Chateau Whistler's Ski for Free package isn't too shabby, either. On the package, a Fairmont room begins...