DESTINATIONS

Guest Post – Napa Valley and beyond

Guest Post – Napa Valley and beyond

John and Sandra Nowlan discover more than they unexpected in California’s Napa Valley and beyond.

April 23, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Family-friendly Napa Valley: Beyond the wIne

Family-friendly Napa Valley: Beyond the wIne

You might be surprised at just how family-friendly Napa Valley really is..

April 7, 2015 | By | 4 Replies More
Above Shanghai: Ascending the Jin Mao Tower

Above Shanghai: Ascending the Jin Mao Tower

A visit to the observation deck of the Jin Mao Tower offers an aerial view of Shanghai.

March 28, 2015 | By | 30 Replies More

CRUISES

CroisiEurope seeks student intern for the trip of a lifetime

CroisiEurope seeks student intern for the trip of a lifetime

One lucky student will learn the ropes of journalism while cruising the rivers of Europe and Asia on CroisiEurope.

January 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Guest Post – Europa 2: World’s best cruise ship?

Guest Post – Europa 2: World’s best cruise ship?

Cruising on Europa 2, the writers experience what has been called the best ship in the world.

January 9, 2015 | By | Reply More
Crystal Cruises caters to late risers

Crystal Cruises caters to late risers

Late risers on cruises no longer have to worry about coming home from vacation feeling tired from early morning wakeup calls

September 11, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More

FOOD

Charleston snacks: To satisfy any sweet or salty tooth

Charleston snacks: To satisfy any sweet or salty tooth

These six Charleston snacks are Lowcountry favorites.

March 12, 2015 | By | 5 Replies More
Social dining: The case for eating meals with strangers

Social dining: The case for eating meals with strangers

Social dining — eating a meal with strangers — is becoming increasingly popular among travelers both in the U.S. and abroad.

March 7, 2015 | By | 23 Replies More
The tastes of Charleston

The tastes of Charleston

Here are ten dishes that help characterize the tastes of Charleston.

March 6, 2015 | By | 48 Replies More

HOTELS & SPAS

Hotel Review: China World Hotel, a Shangri-La Hotel

Hotel Review: China World Hotel, a Shangri-La Hotel

Since opening in August 1990, China World Hotel, Beijing has welcomed many international dignitaries and celebrities. During our recent stay in Beijing, the Princess of Thailand and her entourage swept through the lobby

April 12, 2015 | By | 8 Replies More
While in Northern Italy, stay at a castle overnight

While in Northern Italy, stay at a castle overnight

Live like royalty while in Italy — try staying in a castle overnight.

March 26, 2015 | By | 3 Replies More
Paris gets a little more chic with hotel openings

Paris gets a little more chic with hotel openings

Watch for these new luxury hotel openings and makeovers in Paris.

March 10, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More

TIPS

What is it like to fly China Eastern Airlines?

What is it like to fly China Eastern Airlines?

If your travels are within China, there’s a good chance you’ll fly China Eastern Airlines.

April 9, 2015 | By | 18 Replies More
What is it like to fly Cathay Pacific premium economy?

What is it like to fly Cathay Pacific premium economy?

It’s easy to fall in love with the flawless service of Cathay Pacific premium economy service.

March 22, 2015 | By | 3 Replies More
Galleries Lounge at JFK: Plenty of everything

Galleries Lounge at JFK: Plenty of everything

The Galleries Lounge in Terminal 7 at JFK is an uber-comfortable place to wait until your plane is ready to board.

March 21, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More

BOOKS & GEAR

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan: A novel set in China

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan: A novel set in China

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan is a fast-moving, beautifully written novel that describes the friendship between two peasant girls in South China.

April 3, 2015 | By | 4 Replies More
Interview and Book Giveaway: Solo travel in Australia for women over-40

Interview and Book Giveaway: Solo travel in Australia for women over-40

An interview with Michaela Fantinel about solo travel in Australia for women over-40

January 7, 2015 | By | 5 Replies More
Guest Post and Book Giveaway – Emigre, 95 Years in the Life of a Russian Count

Guest Post and Book Giveaway – Emigre, 95 Years in the Life of a Russian Count

Freelance writer Alexandra Grabbe publishes her father’s memoir, Émigré, 95 Years in the Life of a Russian Count

December 5, 2014 | By | 11 Replies More

Other Recent Articles & News

A Boomer in Paris: Small Group Tour (September 5–12, 2015)

A Boomer in Paris: Small Group Tour (September 5–12, 2015)

Join travel writer Catherine Sweeney of “Traveling with Sweeney” on a bespoke “A Boomer in Paris” tour.

April 21, 2015 | By | 7 Replies More
Top all-inclusives for multigenerational vacations in Cancun-Rivera Maya

Top all-inclusives for multigenerational vacations in Cancun-Rivera Maya

An article I recently wrote for AllInclusiveOutlet.com, outlines three top all-inclusives in Cancun-Riviera Maya.

April 11, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Visiting the Tin Hau Temple at Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Visiting the Tin Hau Temple at Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Still in use today, the Tin Hau Temple at Causeway Bay in Hong Kong is an excellent example of 18th century temple architecture.

March 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Visiting Harbour City mall in Hong Kong

Visiting Harbour City mall in Hong Kong

The Harbor City mall offers a unique glimpse at how westernized Chinese culture in Hong Kong has become.

March 24, 2015 | By | 3 Replies More
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