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  • Just Back From… the Beaches of Rio

    Writer Kai Wright and graphic designer Jedd Flanscha explore Brazil's pretty coastal city during late spring, when there's lots of sunshine and the prices are low.

  • Just Back From… a Foodie Trip to France

    Travel writer Katherine Rodeghier responds to our roster of questions with anecdotes about biking through the vineyards of Burgundy, learning to cook in Dijon, and meeting the continent's last remaining druid.

  • Just Back From… a Girls' Getaway to Panama

    Three friends share highs and lows from their adventures at surf camp in Santa Catalina and their visit to Panama City.

  • Just Back From... Tracing Roots in Poland

    J.J. Mortensen enlisted her friend M.K. Ruminer to accompany her on a two-week trip to her grandparents' village in the Carpathian Mountains and the cities of Kraków, Warsaw, and Gdańsk.

  • Just Back From... an 8th Trip to South Africa

    Fred Cosentino and his wife, Margaret Fauchier, returned to explore Cape Town's gardens, see wildlife up close, and soak up Zulu culture in Durban.

road trips


  • Just Back From...Road-Tripping in the Costa Brava, Spain

    Writer Kathleen Squires and her photographer husband, Ronnie Rodriguez, set out from Barcelona for an off-season tour of the artsy towns along Spain's rugged northeastern coast.

  • Why I Took a Road Trip for My Honeymoon

    Novelist Nora Zelevansky’s honeymoon was so swoon-worthy and budget-minded that you'll want to steal the idea. Here’s the storybook tale, in her own words.

long weekends


  • Just Back From… the Beaches of Rio

    Writer Kai Wright and graphic designer Jedd Flanscha explore Brazil's pretty coastal city during late spring, when there's lots of sunshine and the prices are low.

  • Just Back From… a Foodie Trip to France

    Travel writer Katherine Rodeghier responds to our roster of questions with anecdotes about biking through the vineyards of Burgundy, learning to cook in Dijon, and meeting the continent's last remaining druid.

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adventure


  • Just Back From… a Girls' Getaway to Panama

    Three friends share highs and lows from their adventures at surf camp in Santa Catalina and their visit to Panama City.

national parks


  • Just Back From... a Motor Home in Alaska

    Keith Stevens; his wife, Mary; her sister; and her brother-in-law rented a motor home to explore small towns and national parks full of grizzlies and bald eagles—and to do it at their own pace.

family travel


  • Just Back From... Tracing Roots in Poland

    J.J. Mortensen enlisted her friend M.K. Ruminer to accompany her on a two-week trip to her grandparents' village in the Carpathian Mountains and the cities of Kraków, Warsaw, and Gdańsk.

wine


  • Just Back From...Australia and the Great Ocean Road

    Adventuresome couple Mike and Theresa Blundell set out to take on Sydney and the Great Ocean Road.

solo travel


  • Just Back From... the Tapas Bars and Gardens of Madrid

    Twenty years after her first visit, reader Audra Rooney returned solo to reacquaint herself with Madrid's key sights and neighborhood haunts.

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