Harju Brothers cranberry bog  in Halifax started its harvest in September.


Harju Brothers cranberry bog in Halifax started its harvest in September.

The Cape’s cold shoulder season gives tourists anything but

The Cape is irresistible in October and November. By Laurie Wilson

New stacked seats could end reclining wars

French company Airbus has unveiled a new plan to stack passengers and possibly create more legroom.

Dick Pantalone of Madison, Wis., on his way down from the summit in a fog of changeable weather in June 2014.

In peak form, thanks to Nancy

One woman climbed Mount Washington not for the predictable reasons, but because her husband donated his stem cells to a stranger.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/01/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/blueplane1.jpg Where your miles can take you

Today is a something of a golden age for Boston flyers who want to use miles to fly internationally.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/17/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/IMG_2691.jpg A city that has all Vermont’s best to offer

Whether you’re looking to shop, cycle, snack or sip, tap into the sweetness of Burlington.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/25/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/SunriseatBostonLight_ToddIsherwoodA.jpg Boston Light turns 300 next year, but why wait to celebrate?

Boston Light will turn 300 next year and there are big plans to celebrate, including a party in August.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/30/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/Parthenon3.jpg Glories, history live in the heart of Athens

People kept telling us we needed only one or two days in the Greek capital. And we proved them wrong. Kind of.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/28/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/sea.jpg Thessaloniki’s food, art, and beauty improve with age

Economic crisis has not diminished Greece’s age-old cuisine. Nor has it made hotels shabby, or obscured the view of Mount Olympus.

Check-In | Christopher Muther

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/29/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/Muther.jpg Ian Schrager’s New York Edition offers luxury through simplicity

What would the tweed-wearing, stiff-collared businessmen of 1911 make of their insurance offices now?

Photos by Michele McDonald for The Boston Globe

Viewfinder: Robert Frost farmhouse

Poet Robert Frost lived in 56 houses during his lifetime; one of the most significant of them was the farmhouse in Derry, N.H.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/28/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/20130914_desert137-L.jpg Ice age geology at the root of Maine’s sandy, silty desert

I lived in Maine for much of my childhood, so imagine my surprise when I heard of a desert in Freeport, only a few miles from L. L. Bean.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/28/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/04viplounge1.jpg The VIP Lounge: Rob Ninkovich

We caught up with Rob Ninkovich, the New England Patriots defensive end, to talk about all things travel.

Travel troubleshooter | Christopher Elliott

Do I have to pay this late car-rental damage claim?

Shawna Amella gets a bill from Hertz more than a year after her rental, even though the car she damaged has already been fixed.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/30/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/49501a1x102A.jpg Firearms loaded with tales from US history

Inaugural auctions will be launched this week by James D. Julia in Fairfield, Maine, and Christie’s in New York.


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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/11/08/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/chill.jpg Chill: Shake it up

The newest gear, hottest peaks, and coolest places to warm up after a long day of chasing snowy thrills.

Globe Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/24/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/COVER_GS0934731_Nicole-1858-k9uC--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg Spring travel

Find your paradise two hours from Boston, plus lessons from a Disney vacation.

New England

Fall foliage trips your kids will love (Really!)

Forget the slow-going, scenic byways clogged with leaf peepers. Instead, consider these fun activities where spectacular scenery is only part of the equation.

The VIP Lounge

Paige Faure with her husband, Adam Monley, and their son, Hank.

The VIP Lounge: Paige Faure

The Broadway actress, headlining the national tour of “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” in town starting Sept. 29, talks all things travel.