Travel

Black Sea Explorer

Veer off the river cruise mainstay and sail through emerging regions of Eastern Europe on the Scenic Black Sea Explorer

Veer off the river cruise mainstay and sail through emerging regions of Eastern Europe on the Scenic Black Sea Explorer

Palm Beacher Packing Essentials

Show off your state pride even while lounging at far-flung beaches with the Spartina 449 Greetings from Florida beach towel ($39). (spartina449.com) Show Caption Hide Caption Ame & Lulu Florida Tucket Tote ($70). Eye of the Needle, Palm Beach (561-833-4533, ameandlulu.com) Show Caption Hide Caption Keep all of your important travel documents in order and looking chic with the Ted…

Warm Weather Wines

This summer, cool down with more than just Chardonnay

Wineries in Italy’s Piemonte Region, like Bruno Giacosa, specialize in Arneis. As the temperature rises, wine drinkers will be carrying their glasses out to the pool and asking themselves one question: What’s the best way to escape the boredom of Chardonnay? A tsunami of Pinot Grigio is washing over the market, and New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc seems like old news….

Bimini Bliss

The new Hilton at Resorts World Bimini delivers a modern, luxurious outlook on the Bahamas’ westernmost isles

You don’t have travel far to find that edge-of-the-world feeling. All it takes is one look at Bimini’s ombre turquoise waters to forget Miami’s only 50 miles away—and to understand the rustic simplicity that has long attracted anglers and solitudinarians. The storied history of these quaint isles begins in 1513, when Juan Ponce de León traveled to Bimini in search…

The Flying White House

Palm Beach County residents saw a lot of Air Force One this year. But what lies inside this remarkable aircraft? Here, we take a look at its features by the numbers. 747: The term Air Force One literally refers to any Air Force aircraft carrying the president. For the last half-century, however, it has denoted specific planes designed for the…

Washington D.C.

National Treasure

Fourteen years after the founding of our nation in 1776, a fledgling United States planted roots with a permanent capital in Washington DC, a federal territory separate yet equal from its 13 states.

St. Augustine

Old City

The story of present-day Florida originates in St. Augustine. The Spanish arrived in 1565, forming what would become the oldest, continually occupied European settlement in the United States.

Islamorada

Purple Isles

Visitors to Islamorada, a village of small islands in the Florida Keys, can start their days saluting the sun over the Atlantic Ocean and end their evenings watching it set the Florida Bay ablaze.

Captiva Island

Seaside Hideaway

The northern half of the Sanibel-Captiva island duo, Captiva was once a pirates’ lair and now yields vacation gold.