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TRAVEL
There’s science behind why people missed travel so much and are returning to it so eagerly.

The science behind why people have missed traveling

Travel forces the brain to do things that can bolster creativity and focus, and it disrupts routine and exposes people to new things, activating the naturally occurring “feel-good” neurochemical dopamine, which boosts mood and motivation.

FOOD & TRAVEL
Chicken-keeping class at Miraval Berkshires with instructor Tess Fedell.

All the buzz: Learning how to tend to bees and chickens

Coops and hive boxes popped up everywhere during the pandemic. So post-vaccination, I decided to get my gloves dirty with a "sustainable living experience."

TRAVEL TROUBLESHOOTER

Owner and Airbnb disagree on refund for rental. Who’s right?

Carl Baeuerlen canceled his vacation rental in Lanai, Hawaii. But Airbnb said he can’t get his money back. The owner said that’s wrong.

THE VIP LOUNGE
T Lawrence-Simon in Krka National Park in Croatia with friends Zoe Backwell (left) and Nicola Moran (right).

From circus performer to TV baker, his life is a juggling act

T Lawrence-Simon did well on Food Network Canada’s “Great Chocolate Showdown,” and American audiences will soon get to see for themselves. We caught up with him to talk about all things travel.

HERE, THERE, AND EVERYWHERE
Miraval Berkshires’ 30-day summer camp gives you the time and space to fully reset. And it comes with an adult price tag.

A historic hotel reopens, ‘Golden Girls’ fans set sail, and a cooler cooler

Travel news you can use.

TRAVEL
Maybe we should rename it “waterfall season.”

A Maine for all seasons

When you’re not afraid to get dirty, mud season has so much to offer. Just ask Alex Carr, founder of Bethel Adventure Tours.

CHRISTOPHER MUTHER
The author's Airstream hotel room at AutoCamp Cape Cod.

Cape Cod’s stylish new Airstream hotel is a lesson in high-density luxury camping

Even with the trailers being so close together, AutoCamp takes glamping to a new level.

CHRISTOPHER MUTHER
A Southwest Airlines plane taxis to the gate after landing at Midway International Airport in Chicago last month.

Most of us were grounded in 2020, but complaints against airlines soared 400 percent

An annual survey found consumers struggled to get COVID-related refunds last year. Southwest was named the top US carrier because it had fewer complaints against it.