36 Hours in Majorca

The New York TimesBy PENELOPE GREENPublished: March 29, 2009 MAJORCAN summers are infamous for the swells they attract: the billionaires on their megayachts, the movie stars at their mountain estates. Michael Douglas has a house in Deià, and in nearby Sóller, there is an outpost of the Ashram, Malibu’s answer to asceticism, at which studio … More 36 Hours in Majorca

Insider’s guide to cruising Europe

Advice, tips, tricks and, most importantly, lessons learnedBy Carolyn Spencer BrownMSNBC – updated 12:47 p.m. ET March 22, 2009 It’s no secret that cruising is an exceptional way to see Europe. First of all, seeing Europe by cruise is cheaper than touring by land. Cruise fares typically cover accommodations, meals in main dining venues, kids … More Insider’s guide to cruising Europe

22 Affordable European Hotels

Travel + LeisureFrom April 2009By Alexander Basek, Anya von Bremzen, David Farley, Catesby Holmes, Tina Isaac, Stirling Kelso, Soren Larson, Alexandra Marshall, Ralph Martin, Clark Mitchell, Shane Mitchell, Maria Shollenbarger, Bree Sposato, Valerie Waterhouse and Jennifer Welbel When it comes to European hotels, the word value used to conjure up images of shoebox-sized spaces located … More 22 Affordable European Hotels

11 Money-Saving European Travel Tips

New air routes, hotels, and booking strategies make European travel almost as cheap as staying home.Travel + Leisure ArticlesApril 2009 Book New Plane RoutesBefore last year’s Open Skies agreement, an air-transport pact that cleared the way for more flights between the United States and Europe, American Airlines (aa.com) and United Airlines (united.com) were the only … More 11 Money-Saving European Travel Tips