DESTINATIONS

Public Art Fund brings artist and activist Ai Weiwei to New York

Public Art Fund brings artist and activist Ai Weiwei to New York

Sponsored by the Public Art Fund, an expansive Ai Weiwei installation will be on display in New York City until February 11, 2018.

November 14, 2017 | By | 18 Replies More
FICO Eataly World: An Italian theme park unlike any other

FICO Eataly World: An Italian theme park unlike any other

FICO Eataly World, opening in Bologna later this month, will be an Italian theme park unlike any other.

November 3, 2017 | By | 19 Replies More
Port of Cartagena Spain: 6 Reasons to Visit the OTHER Cartagena

Port of Cartagena Spain: 6 Reasons to Visit the OTHER Cartagena

Each time we mentioned our recent visit to the Port of Cartagena Spain to friends, we had to quality the statement, “It’s the other Cartagena!”

November 1, 2017 | By | 6 Replies More

CRUISES

A wine-themed cruise on Holland America Koningsdam

A wine-themed cruise on Holland America Koningsdam

Contributing writers John and Sandra Nowlan report on their wine-themed cruise on Holland America Koningsdam, impressed by the wine, food and music.

January 4, 2018 | By | 3 Replies More
Half Moon Cay: Visiting the Best Cruise Private Island

Half Moon Cay: Visiting the Best Cruise Private Island

Holland America Line’s private island, Half Moon Cay, has been recognized as the best cruise private island 17 times. Read why…

December 14, 2017 | By | 8 Replies More
Cruising on Queen Elizabeth: The Cunard Way

Cruising on Queen Elizabeth: The Cunard Way

Guest contributors John and Sandra Nowlan cruise from Southampton to Spain and Portugal on Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth – “The Cunard Way”

November 19, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More

FOOD

How to find chocolate in Bruges

How to find chocolate in Bruges

Finding chocolate in Bruges is easy. However, the problem for the day-tripper is more likely to be one of over-choice rather than scarcity.

November 10, 2017 | By | 28 Replies More
Las Vegas: Culinary “hot spot” in the desert

Las Vegas: Culinary “hot spot” in the desert

Forget the gambling, say guest posters John and Sandra Nowlan. Las Vegas is a culinary hot spot!

June 19, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Lunch at White Gold Butchers: High hopes dashed

Lunch at White Gold Butchers: High hopes dashed

For several reasons, we had high hopes for our lunch at White Gold Butchers, which opened last November on Manhattan’s Upper West Side (UWS).

May 31, 2017 | By | 8 Replies More

HOTELS & SPAS

The joys of a of mother-son spa trip at the Lodge at Woodloch

The joys of a of mother-son spa trip at the Lodge at Woodloch

A mother of two sons, creates a mother-son spa trip to The Lodge at Woodloch that allows her to reconnect with her son, her soul and herself.

October 10, 2017 | By | 3 Replies More
Ritz-Carlton Westchester: A deluxe apartment in the sky

Ritz-Carlton Westchester: A deluxe apartment in the sky

Ritz-Carlton Westchester in White Plains, New York offers pampered luxury for a staycation or extended stay.

September 9, 2017 | By | 10 Replies More
The Forsyth B&B: A perfect four-season perch to explore the Hudson Valley

The Forsyth B&B: A perfect four-season perch to explore the Hudson Valley

Guest contributor Laura E. Kelly visits The Forsyth B&B in Kingston, and discovers a home away from home to explore the an up-and-coming artsy Hudson Valley river town.

August 24, 2017 | By | 4 Replies More

TIPS

Best travel manicure: Dip-powder

Best travel manicure: Dip-powder

A dip-powder manicure is the best travel manicure. After getting one, you can be reasonably assured that your nails will look great for your entire trip.

November 26, 2017 | By | 14 Replies More
Lounge Review: Sala Joan Miro in Terminal 1 at Barcelona Airport

Lounge Review: Sala Joan Miro in Terminal 1 at Barcelona Airport

The Joan Miro Lounge at BCN, a Priority Pass lounge, offers décor and grub with an interesting “sense of place,” something not often found in airport lounges.

October 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Packing for a Viking Ocean Cruise: What NOT to Pack

Packing for a Viking Ocean Cruise: What NOT to Pack

We’ve been on two Viking Ocean Cruises and thought it would be helpful to share our experience on packing for a Viking Ocean Cruise.

September 29, 2017 | By | 6 Replies More

BOOKS & GEAR

REVIEW AND GIVEAWAY: What They Didn’t Teach You in Italian Class

REVIEW AND GIVEAWAY: What They Didn’t Teach You in Italian Class

Learn Italian slang and more…these little books are the perfect companions for your trips abroad. Enter to win three books: French, Spanish and Italian!

January 12, 2018 | By | 13 Replies More
Gear Review: Vision Global WiFi

Gear Review: Vision Global WiFi

Although you might not think you could use Vision Global WiFi service when cruising, it came in very handy both on land and in ports.

October 7, 2017 | By | 6 Replies More
Win Karen Neuburger LIVE LOVE LOUNGE travel loungewear (contest ended)

Win Karen Neuburger LIVE LOVE LOUNGE travel loungewear (contest ended)

A chance to win Karen Neuburger travel loungewear for your next trip…

March 28, 2017 | By | 184 Replies More

Other Recent Articles & News

The new U.S. State Department system of travel warnings

The new U.S. State Department system of travel warnings

Have you heard about the new U.S. State Department system of travel warnings? Given all the turmoil around the globe, it’s prudent to stay abreast of information on safety and security.

January 11, 2018 | By | 11 Replies More
Who are baby boomer travelers? A 2018 Snapshot

Who are baby boomer travelers? A 2018 Snapshot

Baby boomer travelers aren’t all the same but we share one thing in common: We refuse to be defined by age alone. Some recent data about the group…

December 31, 2017 | By | 20 Replies More
Amsterdam to Nuremburg on Avalon Expression: An “Active Discovery” River Cruise

Amsterdam to Nuremburg on Avalon Expression: An “Active Discovery” River Cruise

Contributors John and Sandra Nowlan take our readers on a river cruise from Amsterdam to Nuremburg on Avalon Expression, an “active discovery” cruise.

October 14, 2017 | By | 4 Replies More
Very Long Cruises: The Kind We Dream About

Very Long Cruises: The Kind We Dream About

Ever dream of taking very long cruises after retirement, perhaps as a snowbird? Are you a location-independent worker who can work from anywhere?

October 3, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
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