DESTINATIONS

10 Extraordinary adventures for food lovers

10 Extraordinary adventures for food lovers

In a recent article for PBS Next Avenue, I described 10 spring/summer culinary adventures bound to whet the appetite of food lovers.

May 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Festa Artusiana: The Artusi Food Festival in Forlimpopoli (June 20-28)

Festa Artusiana: The Artusi Food Festival in Forlimpopoli (June 20-28)

Festa Artusiana is an annual festival celebrating food and the life of Pellegrino Artusi, held in Forlimpopoli (Emilia Romagna).

May 13, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Visiting Amsterdam: Beyond the windmills, clogs and tulips

Visiting Amsterdam: Beyond the windmills, clogs and tulips

Visiting Amsterdam on a river cruise provides a nice introduction to a cosmopolitan port city to which you’ll want to return.

May 3, 2015 | By | 25 Replies More

CRUISES

Guest Post – Sailing the Mediterranean on Wind Surf:  Historic ports. Unique ship

Guest Post – Sailing the Mediterranean on Wind Surf:  Historic ports. Unique ship

Cruising on the Wind Surf, John and Sandra Nowlan visit historic ports on a unique ship.

May 17, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
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

FOOD

Maison Dandoy: Searching for the best waffles in Brussels

Maison Dandoy: Searching for the best waffles in Brussels

Honestly, we had no time to test them all but Maison Dandoy is rumored to serve the best waffles in Brussels—perhaps, in Belgium.

May 8, 2015 | By | 10 Replies More
Six street food specialties in China

Six street food specialties in China

Take a peek at these street food specialties in China (from Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing).

April 19, 2015 | By | 40 Replies More
Brunch at Momofuku Ma Peche

Brunch at Momofuku Ma Peche

The unusual brunch at Momofuku Ma Peche is likely to defy any expectations.

April 18, 2015 | By | 3 Replies More

HOTELS & SPAS

Hotel Review: A luxury canal house stay at The Dylan Amsterdam

Hotel Review: A luxury canal house stay at The Dylan Amsterdam

A stay at The Dylan Amsterdam is the next best thing to living in a canal house on the Keizersgracht.

May 16, 2015 | By | 31 Replies More
Guest Post – Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana: Sun, sand and fine cuisine

Guest Post – Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana: Sun, sand and fine cuisine

Guest contributors John and Sandra Nowlan describe their stay at Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana.

May 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Rosewood Beijing Hotel: Where five-star luxury is an understatement

Rosewood Beijing Hotel: Where five-star luxury is an understatement

A stay at the Rosewood Beijing Hotel convinces us of the inadequacy of the five-star hotel rating system.

May 11, 2015 | By | 40 Replies More

TIPS

The lighter side of travel: Visiting the bad hair capital of the world

The lighter side of travel: Visiting the bad hair capital of the world

Cancun may well be the bad hair capital of the world.

May 10, 2015 | By | 6 Replies More
What is it like to fly KLM Economy Comfort?

What is it like to fly KLM Economy Comfort?

When booking flights in and out of Amsterdam, you might consider KLM Economy Comfort seats.

May 7, 2015 | By | 4 Replies More
Time to Travel: Would you sacrifice time–or money–for more travel?

Time to Travel: Would you sacrifice time–or money–for more travel?

A survey asked some 1000 U.S. adults how they would reconcile their travel aspirations with their financial circumstances.

April 29, 2015 | By | 1 Reply 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

The case for visiting Amsterdam on King’s Day

The case for visiting Amsterdam on King’s Day

If you’re lucky enough to be a tourist visiting Amsterdam on King’s Day, the happy festivities are worth any inconvenience.

April 28, 2015 | By | 13 Replies More
Lounge Review: Wingtips Lounge or Delta Sky Lounge at Terminal 4 JFK?

Lounge Review: Wingtips Lounge or Delta Sky Lounge at Terminal 4 JFK?

The Wingtips Lounge is a reasonable choice for American Express Platinum Card members…until you have to race to the gate.

April 27, 2015 | By | 11 Replies More
Digital Detox: 8 Places to unplug and unwind

Digital Detox: 8 Places to unplug and unwind

Increasingly, travelers are searching for ways to unplug and unwind— at least for some portion of their vacations — so they can truly connect with people and places.

April 26, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
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 | 2 Replies More
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