By CAITY WEAVER MARCH 20, 2019 The particular sheen of America by Amtrak. The Voyages Issue Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time It Was Just a Kayaking Trip. Until It Upended Our Lives. There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway. The Voyages Issue The particular sheen of America by Amtrak. By CAITY WEAVER photographs by: Holly Andres Tell your fellow americans that you plan to cross the United States by train, and their reactions will range from amusement at your spellbinding eccentricity to naked horror that they, through some fatal social miscalculation, have become acquainted with a person who would plan to cross the United States by train. Depending how you slice it — time or money — there are either 61 or 960 immediate reasons not to travel by Amtrak trains from New York City to Los Angeles. Those are the extra hours and dollars, respectively, that you might reasonably expect to … [Read more...] about There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway.
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By Filipa Ioannou Published 10:01 am PST, Thursday, March 7, 2019 A vial containing the MMR vaccine is loaded into a syringe before being given to a baby at the Medical Arts Pediatric Med Group in Los Angeles on February 6, 2015. Click through the gallery for a look at cities with high rates of vaccination exemptions. less A vial containing the MMR vaccine is loaded into a syringe before being given to a baby at the Medical Arts Pediatric Med Group in Los Angeles on February 6, 2015. Click through the gallery for a look at cities ... more Photo: Mel Melcon, TNS Photo: Mel Melcon, TNS Image 1 of / 19 Caption Close Image 1 of 19 A vial containing the MMR vaccine is loaded into a syringe before being given to a baby at the Medical Arts Pediatric Med Group in Los Angeles on … [Read more...] about More Bay Area measles cases — here’s where the disease has been reported
EASTERN EUROPE, EUROPE · February 17, 2019 There are endless adventures on offer when visiting Europe – from a romantic railway journey through the Rhine to an epic discovery of culture through the Baltics, these are the most underrated destinations, cities, towns and experiences in Europe you should be adding to your itinerary. 1. Peleș Castle Romania is by far one of Europe’s most underrated destinations. Lying deep within the carpathian mountains you will find untouched landscapes, endless views and my favourite castle in all of Europe: Peleș Castle. This neo-Renaissance castle near Sinaia gained international attention when it became the film location for binge-worthy Christmas film A Christmas Prince. Read more: Visiting the real life “A Christmas Prince” Castle 2. Lake Bled, Slovenia Slovenia is a small country in Central Europe known for its mountains, ski resorts, and perhaps most of all, its lakes. Lake Bled is the … [Read more...] about These are the best kept secrets in Europe
The most popular destination for the UK's first-time cruisers, the Mediterranean has so much to offer. Add Western Europe, too, and there's a voyage for every taste. Here we round-up 10 of the best sailings for 2019 to 2020, from giant ships featuring exclusive stage shows to a history-focused trip. High tech and high wires Launching in March, the enormous MSC Bellissima will accommodate up to 5,700 guests, have 10 restaurants, 20 bars and entertainment galore, including Cirque du Soleil shows. It also promises cabins equipped with voice-enabled artificial intelligence devices to answer questions. From spring, it will sail a western Mediterranean circuit: Barcelona, Marseille, Genoa, Naples, Messina, Malta, Barcelona. Departing April 5 2019, the seven-night Western Mediterranean cruise from Barcelona costs from £1,069 per person (020 3426 3010; msccruises.co.uk). Mickey in the Med Avoid expensive flights to Florida and treat the family to a fun-filled Disney cruise closer to … [Read more...] about The best 10 cruises in the Mediterranean and Western Europe for 2019
By Rebecca Taylor on Sep 17, 2013 in Adventure Travel, Austria, Europe, Italy, Leisure Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel, Switzerland, Western Europe - Read ... times This is a lighthearted look at five of the most extreme and dangerous ski runs in Europe. Many have tried and many have failed. Brave or brainless, depending on which side of the fence you sit, you canʼt deny the nerve and skill of the skiers who attempt to get to the end of these terrifying runs unscathed and still in one piece. Harakiri-Mayrhofen, Austria With an average incline of 78%, and that’s almost vertical, the Harakiri is the steepest slope in Austria and that’s probably why there are no luxury chalets built here. The slope is legendary, it draws huge flocks of vultures waiting to pick the bones of the pile of deceased skiers at the bottom. A large, bloodthirsty, cheering section of ski enthusiasts (sadists) watch the more extreme skiers tackle the run. Luckily for the participants the run is … [Read more...] about The top 5 terrifying ski runs in Europe