Kathy Arnold

Kennedy Space Center: Florida’s best day out

Florida is all about theme parks and thrill rides, right? Wrong. For real lift-off, the most exciting day out is an hour from Orlando: Kennedy Space Center Read the guide

Island adventures in Maine

Rugged and rocky: that’s Maine, with a long coastline punctuated by islands large and small. Remote and romantic, most are accessed only by ferry – making them perfect getaways this summer! Read the guide

New England: leaf-peeping for beginners

In old England, autumn means dull brown leaves and misty mornings; in New England, fall signals a rash of brightly-coloured leaves, clear sunny days and crisp nights. Glorious! Read the guide

Celtic Canada: Nova Scotia's tartan treasure

Famed for its unspoiled scenery, world-class seafood and Celtic heritage, Nova Scotia was settled by the Scots, Irish and French. This summer, go for a fascinating pot-pourri of tradition Read the guide

Montréal in 48 hours

With its mixture of French and English, ancient and modern, tradition and innovation, Montréal is North America’s most cosmopolitan city – perfect for a short break Read the guide