DESTINATIONS

In the Media – 10 Best Wineries for Visiting in the U.S.

In the Media – 10 Best Wineries for Visiting in the U.S.

Looking for a relaxing end-of-summer getaway? You don’t need to cross the Atlantic for unique winery tours or tasting experiences.

August 20, 2014 | 5 comments Continue reading
Food and wine festivals lure visitors to Mexico and the Caribbean

Food and wine festivals lure visitors to Mexico and the Caribbean

Food and wine festivals offer a taste of local culture as well as opportunities to mix with locals.

August 6, 2014 | 2 comments Continue reading
9 Reasons why people fall in love with Los Cabos

9 Reasons why people fall in love with Los Cabos

It’s easy to fall in love with Los Cabos although the reasons vary for different visitors.

July 25, 2014 | 37 comments Continue reading

CRUISES

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
Why cruises are ideal for boomers traveling alone

Why cruises are ideal for boomers traveling alone

If you’re a boomer considering cruising by yourself, your anxieties may run the gamut from wondering if you’ll be the only one traveling alone, to concerns about making (or having to listen to) conversation with a table full of strangers each evening. Want to learn why cruising may be the perfect option for a boomer traveling alone?

June 20, 2014 | 1 comment Continue reading

FOOD

The best restaurant deal in New York City

The best restaurant deal in New York City

This once-a-year best restaurant deal in New York City is so generous that it left me stunned.

August 29, 2014 | 2 comments Continue reading
Lunch at Barbetta on Restaurant Row

Lunch at Barbetta on Restaurant Row

Barbetta on Restaurant Row is a classic Italian restaurant steeped in history.

August 3, 2014 | 33 comments Continue reading
Brunch at The Leopard at des Artistes

Brunch at The Leopard at des Artistes

We loved our brunch at The Leopard at des Artistes where food, setting and ambiance combine for a memorable meal.

July 30, 2014 | 2 comments Continue reading

HOTELS & SPAS

A girlfriends getaway to two posh spas in Coronado, California

A girlfriends getaway to two posh spas in Coronado, California

Contributing Health and Spa Contributor Sheryl Kraft bonds with her bestie at two posh spas in Coronado, California

July 31, 2014 | 5 comments Continue reading
A stay at the Sofitel Lyon Bellecour in the City of Silk

A stay at the Sofitel Lyon Bellecour in the City of Silk

The Sofitel Lyon Bellecour is a wonderful base for exploring the City of Silk.

June 6, 2014 | 6 comments Continue reading
Hotel Review: Shangri-La Paris, C’est magnifique!

Hotel Review: Shangri-La Paris, C’est magnifique!

As you enter the five-star Shangri-La Paris, your senses are immediately aroused. A signature white tea scent fills the air.

May 22, 2014 | 6 comments Continue reading

TIPS

Biding time at the American Express Centurion Lounge at McCarran Airport

Biding time at the American Express Centurion Lounge at McCarran Airport

If you are traveling from Las Vegas, bypass the slot machines. Head directly to the American Express Centurion Lounge.

August 14, 2014 | 26 comments Continue reading
Over 50? Your carry on bag may put you at risk

Over 50? Your carry on bag may put you at risk

An orthopedic surgeon warns of the risks of a heavy carry on bag and offers some tips.

August 8, 2014 | 34 comments Continue reading
Tips for happy vacations from Happify

Tips for happy vacations from Happify

Positive psychology yields new findings that may increase your odds of happy vacations There has been a surge in “positive psychology” over the past decade, focused on finding ways to make life happier and more satisfying (as opposed to the traditional psychological emphasis that focused almost exclusively on illness, disorder and pathology). In what may…

BOOKS & GEAR

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 | 13 comments Continue reading
Win a copy of River Cruising in Europe (contest ends 9/5/14)

Win a copy of River Cruising in Europe (contest ends 9/5/14)

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

August 18, 2014 | 15 comments Continue reading
Win an Eagle Creek Adventure four-wheel carry-on (contest ends 8/31/14)

Win an Eagle Creek Adventure four-wheel carry-on (contest ends 8/31/14)

Enetr to win an Eagle Creek Adventure 4-Wheel 22’” Carry-on.

July 27, 2014 | 163 comments Continue reading

Other Recent Articles & News

Celebration Vacations: Booming in popularity

Celebration Vacations: Booming in popularity

A recent study by AARP Travel found that people over the age of 45 are increasingly opting for “celebration vacations” to commemorate special milestones like anniversaries and big birthdays.

July 26, 2014 | 1 comment Continue reading
Taking a phablet on a trial run in the Big Apple

Taking a phablet on a trial run in the Big Apple

When a representative of Verizon Wireless asked if we would like to experience a phablet as a two-week loaner, my husband jumped at the opportunity.

July 22, 2014 | 5 comments Continue reading
Moonshine Nation: A new book by Mark Spivak

Moonshine Nation: A new book by Mark Spivak

In his new book, Moonshine Nation), author Mark Spivak defines moonshine simply: Corn whiskey that is unregulated, untaxed and illegal.

July 18, 2014 | 5 comments Continue reading
Barcelona GO! A must-see video from the Catalan Tourism Board

Barcelona GO! A must-see video from the Catalan Tourism Board

Barcelona Go! is an exceptional new video about the city from the Catalan Tourism Board.



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