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Feb 27, 2021

The Promise of Spring

Even as much of the country dealt with waves of subfreezing temperatures and heavy snow and ice storms over the past few weeks, I've been keeping an eye out for early signs of spring. Friends and relatives in northwest Oregon endured snow, layers of ice and subsequent power outages, but here in the southwest corner of the state (at the lower elevations) we stayed above freezing and avoided all the downed lines and broken limbs.

Sail to the Tropical Splendors of Tahiti and The Tuamotu Islands with Windstar Cruises

This November, Windstar Cruises celebrates more than 36 years in Tahiti with an itinerary taking guests to the clear waters of Tahiti and The Tuamotu Islands on a journey exploring Tahitian culture, the ecosystems of Fakarava, and the sunsets of Raiatea and Bora Bora. The 10-day sailing aboard Star Breeze, Nov. 18–28, departs from Papeete and ends in Papeete.

Feb 25, 2019

Breath of Fresh Air

As I work on our April Green Issue — devoted to eco-friendly, sustainable travel — my thoughts turn to the living, breathing green plants that are so beneficial to our planet. Since it’s February and snow blankets my dormant gardens, I yearn for everything green and growing.

Feb 1, 2016

Spring is Coming in Vietnam

"In traditional Vietnamese culture, Tết Nguyên Đán marks the coming of spring and the arrival of the New Year, literally translating to the “Feast of the First Morning of the First Day.”"

Explore Gyeonggi Province in South Korea

Gyeonggi Province, encircling Seoul, offers seamless travel with access to two major airports and a well-connected transportation system. It boasts top-notch MICE facilities, like KINTEX and Suwon Convention Center, along with a wide array of international-branded and resort-style hotels spread across its 31 cities and counties. Visitors can explore rich historical sites, including UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites like the DMZ and Suwon Hwaseong Fortress.

Apr 25, 2012

In Bloom

Usually I am a disaster in the garden. For years, I have tried to grow wild flowers (or any flowers) along the east side of my house. I have tried planting seeds, bulbs and store-bought flowers, but none ever take. I even tried replanting some flowers from my sister’s beautiful yard. Still no luck.