Where Can You Go on $100 Worth of Gas from D.C.

Tweet Stop me when this sounds familiar: You’re at work, fretting that you’ve got nothing fun planned for summer vacation. Dates and places swarm your brain, but even the cheapest ­airfare is beyond your budget. Next you get a headache, then a haranguing email from your boss . . . . Okay, okay, I’ll stop. Even better, I’ll…

The Lodges of Alta, Utah: Elevated Paradise for Skiers

Tweet Special to the Washington Post Feb. 12, 2015 View original publication The ski resort of Alta, Utah, basks in well-deserved accolades for burly terrain, massive snowfalls and a stoic devotion to a throwback vibe (chairlifts only, no snowboarding allowed). But skiers who hit the mountain on day trips from nearby destination resorts are missing…

In Puerto Rico, the Kid’s are Alright

Tweet I see her as I step out from among the sea grape trees and onto the golden sands: tanned, blond and bikini-clad, she is walking toward me. And she possesses the one characteristic I’m yearning to see in a woman on the beach: a little kid. I’m in Rincon, on the west coast of Puerto…