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Primera Air will launch with some fares as low as $99 from Boston nonstop to Europe.

Christopher Muther

Discount airline Primera launches with $99 fares to Europe

The Denmark and Latvia-based Primera will go up against budget carriers such as Norwegian and WOW airlines at Logan.

Life is Beautiful festival in downtown Las Vegas

Christopher Muther

A man from Malden is helping to change the face of Vegas

A once seedy section of Vegas has found new life thanks to Boston native Ryan Doherty.

Guests to Halycon Farm can stay in one, or both, of two private rooms.

At a small Brewster farm, a chance to stay where your food is grown

Staying at Halcyon Farm isn’t just about having a place to sleep, it’s about having an experience.

Construction workers are a familiar off-season sight at resorts.

Solo at Sandals, in a sea of construction sounds and insecticide

In the Caribbean, the offseason is also the construction season. You don’t pay less only because it is 87 degrees instead of 82 degrees. You pay less because you are staying in the aural equivalent of a war zone.

Wertheim am Main

Exploring the cute, cuter, and cutest parts of Germany

Thanks to the vast tourism network here, mobility options are plentiful – by car, bicycle, train, and even on foot.

The Brewster Book Store

The Cape’s independent bookstores know what you want

“We know our customers, we know the type of books they like, and we watch out for them,” one bookseller said.

The best cheesecake east of St. Olaf

Rue La Rue Café opened earlier this year and is dedicated to all things “Golden Girls.” Think of it as the promised land for those obsessed with the classic sitcom.

If you go . . . Rothenburg ob der Tauber

If you go . . .

Here, there, and everywhere

Enjoy nature, camping, and cushy amenities at Huttopia’s new site in the White Mountains — no roughing it required. Then get up early to watch the sunrise on Mount Washington.

Raymond Clayborn and his wife, Kim.

The VIP Lounge with Raymond Clayborn

We caught up with Raymond Clayborn, who has been voted by fans as the 2017 inductee into the Patriots Hall of Fame, to talk about all things travel.

Travel Troubleshooter: Why did United cancel my return flight?

When United Airlines canceled Illinois man’s return flight from Washington to Chicago, he goes looking for answers. Can this consumer advocate help him find any?

Ann Coulter let loose a long string of complaints against Delta after the airline asked her to change seats on her Saturday flight.

Christopher Muther

Here’s a thought, Ann Coulter: Put your money where your mouth is

If you don’t like an airline, don’t fly it.

St. Nicholas Church in Chawton where Jane Austen’s mother and sister Cassandra are buried.

Walking in Jane Austen’s Hampshire footsteps

While little is really known about Jane Austen as a person, most experts agree that she loved walking.

A seaside scene from the coast of New England.

It’s a small, small world

Gulliver’s Gate is the brainchild of Eiran Gazit, an Israeli business consultant who oversaw the creation of Jerusalem’s 14-acre Mini Israel.

Bar manager Adrian Navarro mixes cocktails in the new Bully Boy tasting room.

Bully Boy Distillers, Roxbury’s cool craft cocktail hot spot

The intimate, 26-seat tasting room evokes a Prohibition-era speakeasy — minus the need for a password or secret knock.

Jigger’s Diner on Main Street in East Greenwich.

Nothing beats a real diner — and R.I. has them

Lots of places call themselves diners, but they are mere counter restaurants. Diners are prefabricated buildings where diverse fare is served at a good price and in a fun atmosphere.

The labyrinth walk at Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires.

Find your perch for next month’s solar eclipse

We may not be in the “path of totality,” but we can still have a totally good time.

Tentsile’s Stingray tree tent.

The best new camping gear for your adventures

Who wouldn’t want to hang out in a suspended tree shelter? Here are a few of our top picks for this camping season.

travel troubleshooter | Christopher Elliott

Delta stopped flying to Barbados. Is our vacation ruined?

Laurie Glynne and her family planned to fly to Barbados for the holidays. But then Delta Air Lines stopped flying to the Caribbean island. Can this vacation be saved?

Ellis Paul at Nubble Light in York, Maine.

The VIP Lounge with Ellis Paul

We caught up with singer-songwriter Ellis Paul to talk about all things travel — especially Maine.

Here, there, and everywhere

New African American Heritage Trail sites in Vermont, a shellfish extravaganza in Prince Edward Island, and more.

Roam Fitness at Baltimore-Washington International Airport.

Full-service gyms about to take off at airports

Stressed-out travelers are tired of having little recourse to work out beyond the dusty treadmills in hotels’ tiny “fitness centers.”

In addition to summer, the Tivoli Garden amusement park is open for Halloween, the Christmas season, and February break. At right, the arch at the entrance to park.

In Copenhagen, life at the speed of hygge

Life here appears to move at the pace of a fine stroll through the park.

Danica Patrick, in Boston in June, took a selfie before a trolley tour with some students from Warren-Prescott School in Charlestown.

The VIP Lounge with Danica Patrick

We caught up with Danica Patrick to talk about all things travel.

A 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren (left) and 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SL on display at the Newport Car Museum in Portsmouth, R.I.

A new reason to hit the road: Companion car museums in swanky Newport

The Newport Car Museum and the Audrain Auto Museum display some of the most beautiful cars ever made. And some of the fastest, too.

Bump in the Road: Just one thing about that beach resort bugs me

Smack in the middle of America’s Cup, I spent five days in Hamilton Parish at a terribly cute, pastel, 201-room resort that made its Bermudian debut in the early ’70s.

Posh rock in peak summer: The Newport Folk Festival

“There’s a reverence that comes with being asked to play Newport, and no one knows that better than the performers,” says Selene Angier, a Newport native.

The author tries her hand at hygge in the heart of Copenhagen.

What happens when the happiest country on earth gets bumped to No. 2

The World Happiness Report polls 155 countries to determine happiness. Denmark has won the title every year — except this one.

Here, there, and everywhere

From kids to dogs to pirates, we’ve got you covered.

A 39-foot replica of “Liberty Enlightening the World” on display just outside Colmar, in the Alsace region.

Canals, macarons, and Lady Liberty in storybook French village

The 39-foot replica of the Statue of Liberty on display just outside Colmar, in the Alsace region, is a reminder that this most patriotic of American symbols was a French idea. It commemorates the designer, a hometown hero.

Lanie, Carol, and Brenna with goats.

Bump in the Road: Salvaging a vacation after a really bad start

I’d walked away from my luggage without alerting my wife. Neither of us had an eye on it. But someone else did.

An example of street art that sprung up in Manchester after the June bombing. The bee is the symbol of the city of Manchester.

Christopher Muther

After tragedy, the buzz returns to Manchester

A visit to Manchester, England, showed strong resolve and civic pride after a shocking tragedy.

Hokule’a at sea with unfurled sails.

For two Boston brothers, a magical voyage aboard Hokule’a

Not only did the Cunningham brothers get to sail with Hokule’a in the Pacific, they also had the opportunity to sail in their home waters around New England on Hokule’a’s worldwide voyage, which embarked in May 2014.

A Paul Revere bell at Salem Maritime site

More treat than trick: Salem is great in the summer

Jack-o-lanterns give way to seafood while witch hats are replaced by the floppier summer variety.

The VIP Lounge with Idina Menzel

We caught up with Menzel to talk about all things travel.

Travel Troubleshooter: She fainted at the airport, and then lost her vacation

When Beth Langston faints at the airport and is taken to the hospital, her nonrefundable trip to London is the first casualty. Is her refund DOA?

A word from the Coast Guard

A Gaurdsman at Coast Guard Station Chatham provided these tips regarding a visit to Monomoy.

Here, there, and everywhere

It’s time to get off your tushes and shlep out to Amherst for Yidstock 2017, a festival of new Yiddish music.

A hiker on Monomoy Island.Below: A dunlin (right front) and sanderlings on South Beach in Chatham.

Monomoy: Cape Cod’s desert island

Just south of Chatham, at the elbow of the Cape, Monomoy is an 8-mile sandbar that seperates the Atlantic and Nantucket Sound. And it has a story.

Themed cruises are still going strong and ardent “Star Trek” fans can embark on their own voyages.

Theme vacations come ashore

This phenomenon began at sea. There are ’80s cruises, NASCAR cruises, and cruises for fans of everything from David Hasselhoff to “Star Trek.” The craze has also now reached land.

Children at Halloween near the drain haunted by Pennywise, the evil clown of Stephen King’s “It.”

Join the ‘It’ crowd: Take a tour of Stephen King’s Bangor

In broad daylight, Bangor can seem downright pleasant — idyllic, even. But King imagined evil creeping out of every sewer grate and shadow.

A classic scene on the Grand Canal near Dorsoduro in Venice.

Venice by design: As the Biennale shows, this Italian cityoffers more than gondolas

Venice celebrates 20th-century modernism right alongside the better-known Renaissance art.

Schnitzel with red cabbage prepared at the Kraut Haus.

A German food lover’s paradise in Maine

The inventory has grown from two items, sauerkraut and beet relish, to shelves full of German specialty foods.

Away luggage also features a built-in laundry bag that can be compressed to take up less space.

Luggage goes high-tech to meet travelers’ wants and needs

One has a built-in laundry bag to keep your hotel room tidy and a USB port so your phone never dies. It’s the thoughtful features that count.

Travel Troubleshooter: Flier wants to know where’s refund for fare difference?

When Ahlam Shahbel changes her American Airlines flight, the carrier promises a refund of the price difference. But it never delivers. Can she persuade American to do the right thing?

At the Manhattan Beach Pier, the bike path slices between a bed of sea roses and the beach.

Prime people-watching on a California coastal ride

Venice Beach, of course, is where the people-watching entertainment reaches its zenith.

Morro Rock glows in the predawn light as the town of Morro Bay wakes to morning.

Essay: Someone to watch over me

Morro Rock is perfectly still. Steadfast and stoic, it has not budged in more than 20 million years.

Here, there, and everywhere

Watch dogs leap from a platform into a 40-foot pool during Cape Cod’s annual Paw Palooza Dog Festival, July 15 and 16, at Dennis-Yarmouth High School.