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On the trail of Harriet Tubman

The Tubman byway covers roughly 225 miles from the riverside town of Cambridge, Md. — about 85 miles southeast of Baltimore — to Philadelphia, traversing geography that has changed little since Tubman’s time.

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Wayne Brady on Hawaii, the aisle seat, and buying too many airport electronics

The host of TV’s “Let’s Make a Deal” is bringing his talents to the Picasso Ballroom at the Encore Boston Harbor on Jan. 19.

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Winter blahs? Cozy up and cheer up in these N.E. towns

When it’s cold, head to one of these destinations that offer cozy accommodations, fine food, and wonderful winter scenery. And revel in it.

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The war against single-use plastics heads to the bathroom

Boston-area hotels are part of a growing trend in switching from mini plastic toiletry bottles to large refillable dispensers.

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Don’t let airlines bully you with their ‘bad’ seats

It pays to check multiple sources before booking. Consult SeatGuru or another site, such as SeatMaestro, or talk to a travel adviser.

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First solo trip? First time abroad? Here’s how to make the most of your maiden voyages

We’ve rounded up some expert advice for members of the first-timers’ club.

A family getaway to Banff that was anything but rocky

The area around the Alberta national park offers easy accessibility, three ski areas, a variety of lodging, top-notch restaurants, and upscale but rustic towns and villages where development has remained in check.