DESTINATIONS

Yountville: A little town with a lot of tradition

Yountville: A little town with a lot of tradition

Yountville is the perfect base for exploring Napa Valley Wine Country.

November 22, 2014 | 33 comments Continue reading
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 | 5 comments 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 | 27 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 | 4 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
A guide to finding the best gelato in Bologna

A guide to finding the best gelato in Bologna

Here are some tips to find the best gelato in Bologna…for you.

November 6, 2014 | 17 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

HOTELS & SPAS

Men and Spas: What does it take to get a man to visit a spa?

Men and Spas: What does it take to get a man to visit a spa?

Contributor Sheryl Kraft wrote about men and spas in an earlier post. But a recent visit to The Lodge at Woodloch turned her husband, a non-believer, into a believer.

December 16, 2014 | 1 comment Continue reading
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

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

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 | 9 comments Continue reading
An interview with Sarah Wildman, author of Paper Love

An interview with Sarah Wildman, author of Paper Love

Sarah Wildman’s beautifully written and skillfully crafted book tells a totally unique and compelling story.

November 26, 2014 | 1 comment Continue reading
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

Other Recent Articles & News

Take a First Day Hike at a State Park

Take a First Day Hike at a State Park

On January 1, 2015, get off the couch and take a First Day Hike with family or friends at a state park close to you.

December 9, 2014 | 3 comments Continue reading
Media Alert – Biaggi Luggage to appear on Shark Tank on December 5th

Media Alert – Biaggi Luggage to appear on Shark Tank on December 5th

The president of Biaggi Luggage, will appear on Season 6, Episode 613, of the ABC show Shark Tank on Friday night, December 5th 2014 at 9:00e/8:00c.

December 4, 2014 | Leave a comment Continue reading
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


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