24. 06. 2013

Boston: The cradle of liberty still rocks

Tweet BOSTON — It was by happenstance, really, that we came across the memorial. This was a trip to see the historic sights and taste the seafood for which this capital city is...

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21. 05. 2013

Blue Ridge “Hi!”: The pleasures of Roanoke beckon

Tweet ROANOKE, Va. — Its heritage is tied to the railroad. Yet even before Norfolk and Western Railway’s steam locomotives rolled into the heart of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, this picturesque little town...

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11. 12. 2012

On the road with the Steelers: Dallas

Tweet Dallas has long been the No. 1 visitor destination in Texas, and for good reason. Not only is it a mecca for sports — it’s home to five professional sports teams, including...

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01. 11. 2012

On the road with the Steelers: Denver

Tweet   When the Steelers kick off their season next Sunday against Denver, there won’t just be Broncos fans filling seats in Sports Authority Field at Mile High. They’ll also be littered with...

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01. 11. 2012

On the road with the Steelers: Oakland, Calif.

Tweet   When it comes to Northern California’s Bay Area, San Francisco understandably gets all the glory. While it’s one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, it is notoriously expensive. So for...

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01. 11. 2012

On the road with the Steelers: Cincinnati

Tweet   CINCINNATI — This Ohio city is famous for many things, not the least its long and illustrative brewing history — waves of lager-loving Germans settled here in the mid-1800s, and by...

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01. 11. 2012

On the road with the Steelers: New York

Tweet   The Steelers don’t take on the New York Giants until late afternoon next Sunday. Theoretically, then, you could jump in your car at the crack of dawn on game day and...

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27. 04. 2012

Virginia Beach: Surf, promenade, street performers lead to a swirl of activities

Tweet VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Neptune, the Roman god of water and the sea, is the majestic poster boy for an annual festival that draws 500,000 visitors to Virginia Beach and its storied...

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13. 02. 2012

Chilling out at Quebec’s Hotel de Glace: a night on ice

Tweet QUEBEC CITY, Quebec — I’m not going to lie. My husband thought I was nuts when I suggested spending my January birthday at Hotel de Glace here in Canada. Our winter getaways...

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25. 10. 2011

Road-racing trips: Why not build a vacation around your competitive spirit?

Tweet When it comes to road races, nothing beats the classic 5K. Last year alone, the 3.1-mile distance chalked up nearly 4.7 million finishers, or 36 percent of all race finishers in 2010....

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