DESTINATIONS

2016: Recounting our travels

2016: Recounting our travels

Looking back at our travels in 2016 and hoping for ‘more time to travel’ in 2017!

January 8, 2017 | By | 26 Replies More
Reflecting on a year of journeys

Reflecting on a year of journeys

Thanks for joining us on a year of journeys, some far away and others closer to home.

December 25, 2016 | By | 10 Replies More
The Florida Keys: Cuisine, adventure and Key lime pie

The Florida Keys: Cuisine, adventure and Key lime pie

Contributing writers John and Sandra Nowlan take a trip to the Florida Keys and dive into the cuisine and adventure.

November 29, 2016 | By | 4 Replies More

CRUISES

Traveling Solo? Five Reasons to take a river cruise

Traveling Solo? Five Reasons to take a river cruise

River cruises are a great choice for traveling solo.

December 22, 2016 | By | 23 Replies More
Holland America Line Koningsdam: A new look and great cuisine

Holland America Line Koningsdam: A new look and great cuisine

Guest contributors John and Sandra Nowlan offer readers a sneak peek aboard the new Holland America Line Koningsdam where food takes center stage.

December 3, 2016 | By | 6 Replies More
Spare me the towel animals: What makes a good cabin steward?

Spare me the towel animals: What makes a good cabin steward?

The cabin steward plays a key role in the life of any cruiser. Here are five attributes of a good cabin steward.

October 21, 2016 | By | 4 Replies More

FOOD

Return to Gotham: A great fixed price lunch at Gotham Bar and Grill

Return to Gotham: A great fixed price lunch at Gotham Bar and Grill

Each time we return to Gotham Bar and Grill, we’re captivated by the consistent perfection of the culinary experience.

December 18, 2016 | By | 15 Replies More
Tantalizing Tastes of Texas: Fort Worth and Dallas

Tantalizing Tastes of Texas: Fort Worth and Dallas

Contributing writers John and Sandra Nowlan experience the tastes of Texas on a food trail expanding from Forth Worth to Dallas.

December 15, 2016 | By | 5 Replies More
Oh, what a night! Celebrating the bounty of Emilia Romagna

Oh, what a night! Celebrating the bounty of Emilia Romagna

The best road trip we ever took was on the Via Emilia, stopping at each of the wonderful cities along the old Roman road that traverses the nine provinces of Emilia Romagna.

November 23, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More

HOTELS & SPAS

Marriott Essex House New York: Celebrating at an art deco classic

Marriott Essex House New York: Celebrating at an art deco classic

A wedding at the Marriott Essex House gave us an opportunity to check out this classic hotel…

November 26, 2016 | By | 6 Replies More
Ojai Valley Inn & Spa: A luxury southern California getaway

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa: A luxury southern California getaway

Guest contributor Laura Kelly writes about her visit to the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, a dreamy destination along many dimensions.

November 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
Cavallo Point, the Lodge at the Golden Gate: A luxury stay at an urban national park

Cavallo Point, the Lodge at the Golden Gate: A luxury stay at an urban national park

Guest contributor Laura Kelly reviews Cavallo Point Lodge in San Francisco—a great place for lovers of historic hotels, great views, nature, and cities.

October 28, 2016 | By | Reply More

TIPS

Tip to Avoid Falls When Traveling

Tip to Avoid Falls When Traveling

Experts offer advice on how travelers over 50 can avoid or minimize the risk of falls when traveling.

December 6, 2016 | By | 39 Replies More
Swollen legs when flying: 5 questions and answers

Swollen legs when flying: 5 questions and answers

Have you ever gotten off a plane, looked down at your swollen legs — and become alarmed at their size?

October 3, 2016 | By | 16 Replies More
What is it like to fly TAP Portugal Economy class?

What is it like to fly TAP Portugal Economy class?

Flying TAP Portugal economy between NY and Lisbon was a little bit better than expected.

September 15, 2016 | By | 11 Replies More

BOOKS & GEAR

Getting Naked for Money: Memoir of a travel writer (contest ended)

Getting Naked for Money: Memoir of a travel writer (contest ended)

Getting Naked for Money is a witty memoir by my erudite, but down-to-earth travel writer friend and colleague, Edie Jarolim.

December 14, 2016 | By | 23 Replies More
Great holiday gifts for the over-50 traveler

Great holiday gifts for the over-50 traveler

Here are some of our favorites gifts for the over-50 traveler that are available on Amazon.

November 28, 2016 | By | 22 Replies More
Travel as a family affair: An interview with Andy Steves

Travel as a family affair: An interview with Andy Steves

An interview with travel author and entrepreneur Andy Steves, and an opportunity to win a copy of his new book.

November 9, 2016 | By | 37 Replies More

Other Recent Articles & News

Win a Red Carpet weekend makeover in New York City (contest ends 3/3/17)

Win a Red Carpet weekend makeover in New York City (contest ends 3/3/17)

Feeling dowdy? Need a Big Apple makeover?

January 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Win a trip to Asheville, North Carolina for two (contest ends 2/6/17)

Win a trip to Asheville, North Carolina for two (contest ends 2/6/17)

Enter to win a free trip to Asheville from Lonely Planet.

January 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Win a European River Cruise for Two from Vantage Travel (contest end 4/4/17)

Win a European River Cruise for Two from Vantage Travel (contest end 4/4/17)

Vantage Travel is sponsoring a European River Cruise giveaway.

December 23, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Taking a stand on mental health at Boston Logan International Airport

Taking a stand on mental health at Boston Logan International Airport

A mental health installation at Boston Logan International Airport takes a stand against the stigma faced too often by people with mental illnesses.

December 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
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