We knew we were in trouble at the first night’s wine and cheese gettogether in Krakow. That’s when several of our fellow foot soldiers on our Butterfield & Robinson walking tour reminisced about their treks in Nepal. “Nepal?” I whispered hoarsely to David, my husband. “We’re doomed.” Trails that come with steep peaks, trekking gear,… Read More
About Candyce H. Stapen
Candyce H. Stapen is an award-winning travel journalist and author. As travel editor/producer at USA TODAY, Stapen launched the company’s digital travel sites. Her work appears in many outlets, including the Washington Post and Frommers.com. Candyce has written thousands of articles and 29 books about family travel, including two for National Geographic. She founded non-profit Henny’s Kids to bring solar-powered laptops and computer training to rural elementary schools in Africa.
Candyce raised her family in Washington, D.C., and currently resides there with her husband and Lily, a Newfoundland.
Entries by Candyce H. Stapen
For centuries sailors have headed toward St. Vincent and its sister islands, the Grenadines, a 45-mile archipelago lying between Grenada and St. Lucia. Legend has it that the buccaneers of long ago buried their booty in the lush hills and rock strewn caves; savvy yachtsmen still seek treasured sanctuary in these islands’ sequestered coves. St…. Read More
San Juan grew out from a colonial center whose awe-inspiring churches and forts still stand amidst a packed collection of shops and hotels. The ocean views from the many beaches draping the island, however, are timeless. Daytrips from the city allow visitors to explore the island’s caves, beaches, rainforests, and many other natural wonders. Vieques… Read More
With clean streets, pink-sand beaches, a touch of British élan, and more golf courses per square mile than anywhere else in the world, Bermuda offers a high-style vacation with lots to see and do. Destination highlights The waters of Horseshoe Bay and Elbow Beach Try the helmet diving—it’s divine Hikes along the Bermuda Railway Trail… Read More
This year for our family vacation we wanted a dollar-stretcher destination in a country that likes Americans, blooms with spectacular scenery, offers eco-adventures not available in the U.S, but bundles these with comfortable lodging and good food. Because the Euro shrinks our greenbacks to a mere 77 cents, we cut the Continent from our list…. Read More
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