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

Holiday brunch at Gotham Bar and Grill: Celebrating a first

Holiday brunch at Gotham Bar and Grill: Celebrating a first

Our fixed price Holiday Brunch at Gotham Bar and Grill on Sunday, a first for the restaurant, was memorable for a variety of reasons.

December 19, 2017 | By | 9 Replies More
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

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

FDA warns travelers about misuse of Imodium for diarrhea

FDA warns travelers about misuse of Imodium for diarrhea

The FDA recently warned consumers about risks of the misuse of Imodium for travelers’ diarrhea. Taking more than four 2 mg pills per day can pose serious health risks.

February 4, 2018 | By | 22 Replies More
10 Things you should know about home exchanges

10 Things you should know about home exchanges

Home exchanges are an economical way to travel. Guest blogger Janis Fisher Chan explains some of the essentials of home exchange that boomers need to know.

January 26, 2018 | By | 7 Replies More
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

BOOKS & GEAR

GIVEAWAY: Win your own personalized romance novel from YourNovel.com (ended)

GIVEAWAY: Win your own personalized romance novel from YourNovel.com (ended)

Enter this MTTT giveaway for a chance to win your own personalized romance novel from YourNovel.com—set in a locale of your choice.

January 28, 2018 | By | 51 Replies More
REVIEW AND GIVEAWAY: What They Didn’t Teach You in Italian Class (contest ended)

REVIEW AND GIVEAWAY: What They Didn’t Teach You in Italian Class (contest ended)

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 | 32 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

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
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
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