Sun-dazed on a distant archipelago

Aug 9, 2014

Sun-dazed on a distant archipelago

by Stephen Mansfield

It didn’t take long for a seasoned group of truck drivers to stake their claim to the best seats in the house or, in this case, ferry. They positioned themselves on tiny plastic seats at the rear of the open deck as the ferry ...

Arts community puts Mineral Point on map

Aug 9, 2014

Arts community puts Mineral Point on map

by Helen O'neill

This tiny town is a charming place where old stone buildings hug the hills, and artists’ galleries, pottery studios and antique shops line the streets. Whimsical free libraries — handcrafted miniature houses that look like birdhouses filled with books — are tucked into street ...

| Aug 5, 2014

Discount to Hong Kong; dish giveaway; new Jetstar route

Discount to Hong Kong Cathay Pacific is holding a discount promotion, “Premium Eco-Toku Early Bird Special,” for its premium economy class on flights from Japan to Hong Kong. Prices under the promotion are ¥14,000 lower than those usually offered under the Eco-Toku3 campaign and ...

Finding elusive elephants on Namibia safari

Aug 2, 2014

Finding elusive elephants on Namibia safari

by Donna Bryson

Before setting out on a game drive across ruggedly beautiful northwest Namibia, we told the safari camp managers we were happy to take sandwiches. We were intent on finding the notoriously elusive desert elephant, and we didn’t want to waste time returning to camp ...

WWI through the eyes of those who lived it

Jul 26, 2014

WWI through the eyes of those who lived it

by Jill Lawless

It’s an iconic scene of Britain at war: Thousands of Londoners huddled in Underground stations as German bombs rained down. But this is not the 1940s Blitz — it’s World War I, more than 20 years earlier. For most people, the Great War evokes ...