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6 Instagram-worthy covered bridges in New England

These bridges are picture-perfect any time of year.


Check-In: andBeyond Phinda Homestead reopens in South Africa

If you’re looking in the luxury range, Phinda Homestead — costing about $6,595 a night for the entire property, which sleeps 12 — packs some value, along with lots of luxury perks. And you can cross a safari off your bucket list.

Here, there, and everywhere

Here, there, and everywhere

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The VIP Lounge | Jessica Phillips

The VIP Lounge with actress Jessica Phillips

Phillips, an Emerson grad, is returning to Boston for a monthlong run in the Tony Award-winning musical “Dear Even Hansen,” at the Boston Opera House through Aug. 4.

Travel Troubleshooter

My United Airlines flight transferred to a train — my ticket didn’t

After a 40-hour delay, Sandra Gronenberg found herself in Frankfurt without a connecting train ticket. Could United Airlines help her untangle this mess?

Hybrid footwear for all terrains

Even if you’re just schlepping around town and get caught in the rain, these recommendations can handle any puddle with comfort and distinctive style. And most of these brands offer a similar counterpart style for men.

Wit and wisdom in West Hartford

The Mark Twain House is a beauty, a 25-room Victorian with elaborate woodwork and furnishings. You don’t need to be a Twain fan to appreciate the design, workmanship, and careful restoration of the home and adjoining museum.

No more elephant rides and horse-drawn carriages: Visitors, tour companies put focus on animal welfare

At least two large travel outfits in Massachusetts — EF Education First in Cambridge and TripAdvisor in Needham — have partnered with World Animal Protection to make wildlife-friendly changes.