Labeled the “Love” train for its infamous Missed Connections, the "L" line is the uber pick up place – especially between the two stops separating hipsters from Manhattan’s Lower East Side and Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood. But when you step off the train, the coolest places for a date are in Brooklyn. Signs of the borough’s renaissance [...]
WHY GO: Not far from the popular beach town of Puerta Plata, there's the much quieter and lesser known Cabrera, Dominican Republic. You won't find manicured all-inclusive resorts here, but you will discover cliff divers, a blue lagoon, pristine and unpopulated beaches, and most welcome of all, small town hospitality. GO: Playa Grande. Deemed one [...]
Imagine white lace, crisp linen, and your loved ones assembled in nature’s cathedral: a floor of white sand, looking out on translucent sapphire waters, with a canopy of lush tropical vegetation overhead. That dream can be yours at a Dominican Republic destination wedding. Carol Cain, founder of GirlGoneTravel.com, explains why she chose to wed on [...]
WHY GO: Where the heck is Laurel or Seaford DE?? Tourists know about Delaware beaches – Rehoboth, Bethany and Dewey – and the fantastic Cape Henlopen State Park, but there’s a lack of information about the joys of Western Sussex County in Southwestern Delaware, of which there are many. And therein lies its charm. [...]
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Travel experts Malerie Yolen-Cohen and Sandra Foyt live for serendipitous adventures in the Northeast, and beyond. On Getaway Mavens, they share entertaining and eclectic ideas for “turnkey” weekend getaways in the Northeast; recommendations (from locals and other satisfied guests) about the most curious spots to explore, the most unique experiences, one-of-a-kind shopping, foodie-approved dining, and singular luxury lodging.