From foodie forays along Florida’s Panhandle to bathing elephants in Bali and swimming in Antigua’s Stingray City, here are some of the best places to visit in June. Whether you’re looking for beaches, culture or countryside, June is a great time to get packing for your next getaway. The sixth month serves up plenty of sunshine in many parts of the world, plus it sits pretty just outside of soaring peak season prices. Read on for our list of the best places to visit in June with advice about the top things to do and the best places to stay. The best places to visit in June Barbados If you’re looking for long sunny days and lots of family friendly activities then Barbados is one of the best places to visit in June. It’s the first month of the rainy season but you shouldn’t let that put you off going as even with the rainfall there’s still plenty of sunshine. The scenic coastline boasts more than 70 miles of sandy beaches, and in … [Read more...] about The best places to visit in June
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By Massimo Provenza on Mar 18, 2019 in Accommodation, Europe, Italy, Regions, Vacation Rentals, Western Europe [social_warfare]There are some places in the world that everyone loves. Cefalù (pronounced ‘chefaloo’) is one of those places. People just fall in love with it. After having toured around Sicily, many return to Cefalù the following year with their extended family or friends. Some even end up buying holiday villas in Cefalù there before retiring there. So what is it that makes it so special? 1. Coastal location Cefalù is not only picturesque but it is easy to get to and perfect for beach lovers. It is just an hour away from Palermo airport on the sunny north coast of Sicily. It sits on a beautiful stretch of coastline and the town itself has an incredible, long, sandy beach. From any beachside restaurant, terrace or even as your stroll through parts of the cobbled historic centre, you can admire panoramic views out to the Aeolian islands and the … [Read more...] about Top 5 reasons to visit Cefalù in Sicily
Dreaming of a vacation but don’t want to wait until the summer? No problem. With the half term holidays and Valentine’s Day falling in the middle of the month, February is an ideal time for a getaway. Whether you want to hit the theme parks, laze on the beach or pack in some action on the ski slopes, here’s a list of the best places to visit in February. Top travel destinations for February Barbados Barbados is one of the Caribbean’s most coveted destinations, especially during its dry season which runs from December through April. The west coast is home to some of the world’s loveliest beaches including powder-white Payne’s Bay where out in the water there are turtles to swim with. If you’re visiting in February you’ll be in time for the Holetown Festival, held annually to celebrate the arrival of the first settlers in Holetown back in February, 1627. The week-long party kicks off on February 10 and includes … [Read more...] about The best places to visit in February
Updated 1:18 pm PST, Tuesday, January 22, 2019 San Diego firefighters respond to a home where two people were killed when the structure was crushed under the weight of a toppled pine tree near the intersection of Santa Monica Avenue and Santa Barbara Street on Jan. 21, 2019 in San Diego. Troy Nelson and wife Jessica Nelson, who were visiting from North Dakota, were killed. less San Diego firefighters respond to a home where two people were killed when the structure was crushed under the weight of a toppled pine tree near the intersection of Santa Monica Avenue and Santa Barbara Street ... more Photo: Sam Hodgson/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS Photo: Sam Hodgson/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 San Diego firefighters respond to a home where two … [Read more...] about North Dakota couple killed by fallen tree in San Diego
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Christopher Elliott Globe correspondent November 06, 2018 Q I booked a dream trip for my husband, parents, and myself to Kauai, Hawaii, for September. It included a vacation rental, which I reserved through VRBO. I thoroughly researched the property. It had a no-refunds policy and required that I take out insurance and pay by check. I didn’t worry because I’ve booked dozens of properties through VRBO, and I knew they had a “Book With Confidence” guarantee.I made the reservation in February. In April, there were record floods on the north shore of Kauai, and one tiny section of the highway to my rental was open. The road was closed except to residents. I e-mailed the owner in May to ask him about the floods. He said the road had a small area they were repairing, but never mentioned the closure. He said my September stay would not be … [Read more...] about The road to my VRBO rental washed away. Why can’t I get a refund?