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Posts by Bree Sposato

5 International Homestays
If you’re looking to immerse yourself in a new culture, homestays are a great option; a well-connected outfitter can help you find the right fit. Here, fi... Read More
Coming Soon to Travaasa Austin: Its Own Farm
Set on 210 yucca- and cedar scrub-dotted acres in Texas Hill Country, Travaasa Austin has 70 streamlined guest rooms, an 11-room spa and infinity pool, an... Read More
Trip Doctor: 4 Affordable Italian Agriturismos
Q: Can you recommend a hotel in the Italian countryside that is authentic (and affordable)? A: Your best option for experiencing local food and culture i... Read More
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Unveils Weiss/Manfredi-Designed Visitor Center
Opening May 16th, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s new entrance along Washington Avenue is no garden-variety visitors center. Nestled into a hillside in the ... Read More
Iconic NYC Nightclub Refashioned as Mini-Mall
I stopped by last week’s opening of Manhattan’s Limelight Marketplace—a church reincarnated as a notorious '80s nightclub most recently made over as a shopp... Read More
Going Home to Breckenridge, CO
The last time I saw Breckenridge, Colorado, was about 16 years ago through the rear window of my family’s oversized dirt-spattered truck. I didn’t know then... Read More
Find Flights for Less on
Have you heard of yet? I’m always scouting for affordable flights, like every savvy traveler these days, and recently came across this Copenha... Read More
Just Back: Ambergris Caye, Belize
On such a wintery day, I can’t help but daydream about my recent whirlwind trip to Ambergris Caye, a small island off the northeastern coast of Belize—a pla... Read More
Join The Club: Members Get Steep Travel Discounts
Ever find yourself daydreaming at work about booking a last-minute trip? Thanks to—the latest venture from Gilt Groupe, best known for their ... Read More
National Parks Come to Manhattan
If you didn’t get your national park fix this summer—and live in, or are planning to visit NYC soon—worry not; the parks are coming to you. Thanks to the ... Read More
Editor Picks: Affordable Meals in Brooklyn
Since I've dined (and dined, and dined) at all of the restaurants in my own lovely neighborhood of Fort Greene, Brooklyn, I've set a new task for myself: ... Read More
The Gulf Islands National Seashore is Back!
The Gulf Islands—a string of seven scenic barrier isles with white sand beaches, nature trails, and historic fortifications that stretch from the southwes... Read More
Following in Mozart's Footsteps
"Without travel, a man is but a poor creature!" -W.A. MozartGood news for globetrotting music buffs: More than two centuries after the world-renowned compo... Read More
Fresh Air: SFMOMA Opens Rooftop Garden
Starting May 10, visitors to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will be able to walk through an enclosed glass-and-steel bridge connecting the fifth-flo... Read More