To help offset inflation, Germany’s government has subsidized cheap train passes this summer. While many feared chaos and overcrowding on an overburdened system, it has been a relatively smooth ride.
Three recent books revisit the Outer Cape, long an inspiration for writers like Mary McCarthy, who lampooned the area as “the seacoast of Bohemia.”
Make the most of the last weeks of summer, whether you’re dreading the end of the season or dancing about it.
An illustrator finds freedom in the water.
In the West, wildfires are stopping shows. Extreme heat has led to cancellations in the South. And changing weather patterns are hobbling performances in the Northeast.
The New York Times for Kids visited the quirky but classic destination.
We may use it in an upcoming edition of the Coronavirus Briefing newsletter.
Are we prepared for the climate-related calamities that come next?
From kayaking to ferries, enter the splash zone in New York’s waterways.
After deaths in the Pacific Northwest, parts of the central United States will see record-breaking temperatures, with the Northeast broiling on Thursday.
Kids getting to be kids again.
Scorchers like the one last week are still unusual, but global warming is making them more likely, and worse when they do strike.
New York City is letting down its residents by nixing swimming lessons.
In all five boroughs (plus Jersey City), options abound to explore neighborhoods through restaurants and tours. Here are one food lover’s suggestions.
A new festival moves away from a genre that has been central to the performing arts center’s identity for decades.
School is out for the summer — but in some cases, so are the bosses.
Using vibrant vegetables and fruits at peak freshness is a great way to eat well — and inexpensively — throughout the season.
It’s the city’s traditional high season and it is celebrating with newly opened hotels and restaurants and a revived live-performance scene.
You need not travel far to experience the delights of summer.
Thanks to Jamaican seasonal workers, the taste of Cape Cod now extends beyond the known lineup of Yankee favorites, to golden patties, jerk-rubbed meats and turmeric-rich curries.
Recommendations for a summer holiday — movies, podcasts, “Stranger Things” and cobbler.
Amid an increase in shark sightings, lifeguards are increasing patrols and adopting new strategies, but marine experts say “the danger to people is infinitesimal.”
Going into the Fourth of July weekend, with nearly 13 million people expected to fly on U.S. carriers, we look at the numbers behind the delays and cancellations and see what lessons can be learned.
But with recently refurbished hotels, is this the moment it gives in to glitz? A writer gets on his bike to explore.
The city has canceled free swim lessons and private swim programs are feeling the squeeze from a lack of lifeguards. One expert said: “Some of those kids are going to drown.”
If you are known to turn a lush house plant into a rotting carcass, here are a few expert tips for making greenery thrive.
A booking system used by the National Park Service may be disadvantaging marginalized communities the service has worked hard to attract.
The season is almost here, finally, with all its sun-dappled splendor and glorious clichés.
Add the Tour de France — starting in Denmark’s capital this year — to the roster of summer activities, which also includes music festivals, design exhibitions and indulging in buttery pastries.
Remaining in destinations longer, using gas apps and signing up for fuel cards allow nomadic travelers to stay on the road.
Hours in security lines. Canceled flights. Lost baggage. Here’s a look at how you could be affected by travel disruptions this summer and tips on how to prepare.
Though seasonal shifts can derail your sleep, there are things you can do to snooze more soundly when it’s hot out.
The unrelenting march higher continues as the average price touches a new milestone, according to AAA.
Lifeguards are in short supply around the country this year because of low unemployment and Covid’s effects on training. Pools have been left closed and beaches unguarded.
We’ve got some recommendations.
Access is restricted along a popular stretch of the beach until at least mid-July because of work to protect the shoreline from coastal flooding.
It’s hard to imagine a more ideal escape for young people living through an extraordinary time of grief, loneliness and upheaval.
Today we look at this summer’s crop of new books.
A gallon has jumped by about 50 cents over the last month as Russia’s war in Ukraine has continued to unsettle the global energy market.
The virus has receded from the headlines, but it may continue to cause major problems for some time to come.
And this year, we made a bucket list to get you started.
There’s no better way to zip through a new city than on two wheels. Here are some routes to try, from riverside jaunts to mountain climbs.
A book for “White Lotus” fans, a coming-of-age story in the Canary Islands, Werner Herzog’s debut novel (yes, it’s grim) and more.
The East Hampton Airport is set to close on May 17, but frequent fliers, business owners and others have filed lawsuits to keep it open.
The operators and owners of businesses that have expanded or opened new locations in the summer resort towns talked about why they made the move.
JB Andreassi, a real estate agent on a reality TV show, said a lack of inventory has toughened the market for buyers and renters in the popular summer resort area on Long Island.
The Eternal City continues to live up to its name, thanks to some long-awaited reopenings and a crop of new restaurants and cultural spots all over town.
Vodka-spiked Shirley Temples — nostalgic, colorful and unapologetically sweet — have found a way to upstage the vodka soda.
Rates have jumped because of a surge in natural gas prices and could keep rising rapidly for years as utilities invest in electric grids.
No roads lead to Shadow Lake Lodge, in the backcountry near Banff, and reaching it requires an eight-mile hike. The payoff: solitude, adventure and ease.