DESTINATIONS

Toronto: Friendly, foreign and nearby

Toronto: Friendly, foreign and nearby

Guest contributors John and Sandra Nowlan describe the sights and tastes of Toronto, old and new. This rich and bustling metropolis, the largest city in Canada, draws Canadian, American and other international tourists.

6 Reasons to visit Seabrook Island: Charleston’s island playground

6 Reasons to visit Seabrook Island: Charleston’s island playground

Seabrook Island is a gated, planned community about 25 miles, 45 minutes, and a world away from historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina

April 29, 2016 | By | 22 Replies More
Keukenhof: The Garden of Europe

Keukenhof: The Garden of Europe

Read about our visit to the Keukenhof Gardens on my new post on Travel Hoppers.

April 27, 2016 | By | 4 Replies More

CRUISES

Along the Columbia River: History, scenery and outstanding wine

Along the Columbia River: History, scenery and outstanding wine

Guest contributors John and Sandra Nowlan describe their

“Un-Cruise” on the Columbia River.

May 12, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Five reasons to choose luxury Caribbean Cruises

Five reasons to choose luxury Caribbean Cruises

The perks associated with luxury Caribbean cruises are ones that will be appreciated by adults 50 years and over.

April 22, 2016 | By | 5 Replies More
Easing into the East on a cruise in China

Easing into the East on a cruise in China

A cruise in China is an ideal way for first-timers to explore the vast, multifaceted – and, to many travelers, intimidating destination.

March 19, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More

FOOD

Oyster House on Market: Casual dining in Charleston

Oyster House on Market: Casual dining in Charleston

Oyster House on Market is a good choice for a savory meal or snack in Charleston’s downtown historic district.

May 1, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Celebrating at Homestead Inn

Celebrating at Homestead Inn

Homestead Inn in Greenwich, Connecticut is a great destination for foodies with any excuse to celebrate.

April 16, 2016 | By | 20 Replies More
Le Jardin du Roi: A quintessential French bistro in Chappaqua

Le Jardin du Roi: A quintessential French bistro in Chappaqua

Le Jardin du Roi is a hidden culinary gem in Chappaqua, New York.

April 10, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More

HOTELS & SPAS

Five reasons to stay at Kings Courtyard Inn in Charleston

Five reasons to stay at Kings Courtyard Inn in Charleston

Kings Courtyard Inn makes for a comfortable, convenient and friendly “home away from home” for exploring historic Charleston, South Carolina.

May 2, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Family-friendly Dreams Riviera Cancun: Through the eyes of grandchildren

Family-friendly Dreams Riviera Cancun: Through the eyes of grandchildren

Guest contributors John and Sandra Nowlan recently visited the all-inclusive Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa in Cancun, Mexico.

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A stay at EPIC, a Kimpton Hotel in Miami

A stay at EPIC, a Kimpton Hotel in Miami

EPIC Miami expresses the vibrant energy of a cosmopolitan city.

March 10, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More

TIPS

What is it like to fly Delta Connection?

What is it like to fly Delta Connection?

If you book a flight in North America on Delta Airlines, don’t be surprised if you find yourself flying on Delta Connection.

May 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
How age changes the way we travel

How age changes the way we travel

With age comes more savvy, more free time and a keener sense of what’s important…

April 13, 2016 | By | 8 Replies More
Foolproof tips for fighting jet lag

Foolproof tips for fighting jet lag

Experiencing jet lag is almost inevitable after most long haul flights.

March 31, 2016 | By | Reply More

BOOKS & GEAR

Gear Review: ZUS car charger and car finder

Gear Review: ZUS car charger and car finder

ZUS is a dual-purpose gadget, both a car charger and car finder.

April 9, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Giveaway: Win a Baggallini, the essential travel purse for women over-50 (Contest ended)

Giveaway: Win a Baggallini, the essential travel purse for women over-50 (Contest ended)

Win a Baggallini, the essential travel purse for women over-50.

April 1, 2016 | By | 97 Replies More
Book Review: Spritz, Italy’s Most Iconic Aperitivo Cocktail

Book Review: Spritz, Italy’s Most Iconic Aperitivo Cocktail

I sipped my first spritz at a bar near Piazza Santo Stefano in Bologna, the first of many more to come.

March 22, 2016 | By | 6 Replies More

Other Recent Articles & News

Irene S. Levine wins second-place SATW award!

Irene S. Levine wins second-place SATW award!

I recently learned I won the second place award (guess that would be considered a runner-up) in the 2016 Eastern Chapter SATW Award for the “Best Food & Wine Article.”

May 13, 2016 | By | 6 Replies More
Planning a trip to Sweden? Call “The Swedish Number”

Planning a trip to Sweden? Call “The Swedish Number”

Newly launched, “The Swedish Number” is an innovative way to connect tourists with locals.

April 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
FROM THE ARCHIVES – Bellagio: Lucky find in the lake region

FROM THE ARCHIVES – Bellagio: Lucky find in the lake region

Tell your friends you’ll be spending your vacation in Bellagio, and they’re likely to assume you’re talking about the glitzy hotel on the Las Vegas Strip.

April 6, 2016 | By | 8 Replies More
Equus Restaurant: Fit for royalty

Equus Restaurant: Fit for royalty

Equus Restaurant is a stunning one-of-kind setting with a rich history.

March 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
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