Expansive vistas, serene lakes, abundant wildlife and good old fresh air — what’s not to love about national parks? So many Americans have taken refuge in parks during the pandemic that 15 of them set recreation visitation records in 2020. All of the parks have adjusted their operations as a […]

There’s a line in an old song that says “don’t go chasing waterfalls.” That’s bad advice to take literally, especially in the New Jersey Highlands. What most people don’t realize is that the Garden State actually offers a variety of swift streams, running rapids and crisp cascades as natural treasures […]

Who decided that bigger is better? Apparently the companies that produce toilet paper in this country. Special to The Olathe Journal Stacey Hatton America is getting bigger and bigger. I’m not talking about population growth or elected officials’ egos, but America is swelling, and manufacturers have been adjusting to keep […]

Why battle Black Friday crowds when you can enjoy the peace of the butterfly exhibit at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden? The day after Thanksgiving is coming. But do you really want to go anywhere near a mall? Even at the best of times, Black Friday shopping is a preview of […]

Where to Stay: Set on 58 acres in Washington, Connecticut (about an hour’s drive from NYC), the Mayflower Inn is celebrating its centennial year with a fresh look designed by celebrity interior designer, Celerie Kemble. You’ll feel like you’re in your very own country home as you cozy up by […]

Photo credit: Pete Ark – Getty Images From Country Living Nothing says autumn and Halloween quite like the beautiful colours and shapes of pumpkins and gourds. But where are the best pumpkin patches and farms in the UK for us to gather the goods and enjoy a family day out? […]

Early autumn with Lake Michigan in the foreground and skyscrapers of Chicago skyline in the … [+] background, Illinois getty When will this all be over and when will travel be safe again? These are questions that are top of mind for many of us as we navigate a new […]

Can you visit Lisbon? With excellent surfing, outstanding city break destinations and the world’s favourite custard tarts (pasteis de nata), Portugal has long been a favourite holiday destination for Brits. But with quarantine measures across Europe changing quicker than the British weather, are we still allowed to go? And, what […]

Jill Biden will make her first visit of the general election to North Carolina on Tuesday when she visits Greenville and Fayetteville to campaign for her husband, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, his campaign announced Monday. Jill Biden will host a get-out-the-vote rally at Pitt Community College in Greenville at […]

Share this article: President Donald Trump won’t be visiting the Los Angeles area next week after all, with his campaign announcing Friday that in light of his COVID-19 diagnosis, all upcoming campaign events will either be held virtually or postponed. Trump had been expected to visit the Los Angeles area […]