DESTINATIONS

Art Basel Miami 2014

Art Basel Miami 2014

Want the inside scoop on Art Basel Miami 2014? Read these tips from Karen Weiner Escalera, producer of MiamiCurated.

November 13, 2014 | 1 comment Continue reading
If you love food, you’ll love Lyon

If you love food, you’ll love Lyon

No city in the world is more food-centric than Lyon, France.

October 26, 2014 | 26 comments Continue reading
Ten reasons to visit Chateau de Vaux le Vicomte ( Photoessay)

Ten reasons to visit Chateau de Vaux le Vicomte ( Photoessay)

These photos illustrate some of the reasons why Vaux le Vicomte, which took 20 years to build, has been so popular with both residents and tourists alike.

October 2, 2014 | 7 comments Continue reading

CRUISES

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 | 2 comments Continue reading
PHOTOESSAY – City highlights of a Danube River cruise

PHOTOESSAY – City highlights of a Danube River cruise

A Danube River cruise offers travelers a unique opportunity to get a glimpse of cities to which they would like to return.

July 13, 2014 | 14 comments Continue reading
Boomers going with the flow: A Viking River Cruise on the Danube

Boomers going with the flow: A Viking River Cruise on the Danube

Our Viking River Cruise on the Danube was the perfect introduction to lovely cities, towns and villages that line the banks of the river.

July 13, 2014 | 32 comments Continue reading

FOOD

Dell Rhea’s Chicken Basket on Route 66

Dell Rhea’s Chicken Basket on Route 66

Read about Dell Rhea’s Chicken Basket on Route 66, as shown on Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives & 19 Kids and Counting.

November 18, 2014 | 3 comments Continue reading
Salame Rosa: Mortadella’s cousin

Salame Rosa: Mortadella’s cousin

Flora Pinotti Sano, an ex-pat living in Bologna, bemoans the gradual disappearance of one of the city’s culinary treasures: salame rosa.

November 5, 2014 | Leave a comment Continue reading
Pasta etiquette in Italy: What you need to know

Pasta etiquette in Italy: What you need to know

Guest blogger Flora Pinotti Sano shares what she’s learned about “pasta etiquette” as an ex-pat living in Bologna, Italy.

October 29, 2014 | Leave a comment Continue reading

HOTELS & SPAS

Gym etiquette: 7 ways to rock the gym

Gym etiquette: 7 ways to rock the gym

Visiting the gym at a hotel spa or wellness resort? Contributing health and spa writer Sheryl Kraft offers some advice about “gym etiquette” and doing the right thing.

October 25, 2014 | Leave a comment Continue reading
Homewood Suites debuts in the Big Apple

Homewood Suites debuts in the Big Apple

Homewood Suites is the newest extended stay property to open in New York City.

October 20, 2014 | 1 comment Continue reading
Sweet hotel turndown gifts

Sweet hotel turndown gifts

From whimsical to elegant, these hotel turndown gifts make for sweet dreams…

October 8, 2014 | Leave a comment Continue reading

TIPS

Infants on Planes: The younger the baby, the easier the flight…and other tips

Infants on Planes: The younger the baby, the easier the flight…and other tips

Why a story about infants on planes on a website for travelers over 50? Read on…

November 11, 2014 | 2 comments Continue reading
CSI Bologna: The pickpocket

CSI Bologna: The pickpocket

A cautionary tale about a pickpocket and a tourist with a fat wallet and loose pockets

October 23, 2014 | 32 comments Continue reading
Exploring California Wine Country: There’s an app for that

Exploring California Wine Country: There’s an app for that

With more than 800 wineries in Napa County alone, organizing a visit to northern California Wine Country can be daunting.

September 28, 2014 | Leave a comment Continue reading

BOOKS & GEAR

5 Reasons why every woman should travel solo

5 Reasons why every woman should travel solo

Leyla Giray Alyanak, author of Women on the Road, explains why every woman should travel solo–whether she’s partnered or not.

October 12, 2014 | Leave a comment Continue reading
Win an Otterbox Resurgence Power Case (contest ends 9/30/14)

Win an Otterbox Resurgence Power Case (contest ends 9/30/14)

Read my review of the Otterbox Resurgence Power Case and enter for a chance to win one for your smartphone.

August 24, 2014 | 17 comments Continue reading
Win a copy of River Cruising in Europe (contest ended)

Win a copy of River Cruising in Europe (contest ended)

New Berlitz Travel book on river cruising provides a great overview of the fastest growing segment of the cruise industry.

August 18, 2014 | 18 comments Continue reading

Other Recent Articles & News

Taking the stress out of holiday travel

Taking the stress out of holiday travel

Read the entire article on ways to reduce the stress of holiday travel on Next Avenue.

November 21, 2014 | Leave a comment Continue reading
Last-minute escape: Murder mystery weekend at an iconic Cape Cod hotel

Last-minute escape: Murder mystery weekend at an iconic Cape Cod hotel

Chatham Bars Inn in Chatham, Massachusetts is holding another Murder Mystery Weekend from November 21 to November 23.

November 15, 2014 | 4 comments Continue reading
New Homewood Suites study looks at ‘bleisure’ travel

New Homewood Suites study looks at ‘bleisure’ travel

A new study from Homewood Suites by Hilton suggests travelers are taking bleisure trips combining business with pleasure.

November 4, 2014 | Leave a comment Continue reading
Hudson Valley Restaurant Week 2014

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week 2014

This year, Hudson Valley Restaurant Weeks enables locals and visitors to savor the bounty of the Hudson River Valley at two hundred different locations.

October 30, 2014 | Leave a comment Continue reading


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