DESTINATIONS

House of Camus: A living museum in Cognac, France

House of Camus: A living museum in Cognac, France

A visit to the House of Camus in Cognac, France affords a one-of-a-kind experience.

January 18, 2016 | By | 25 Replies More
Visiting the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

Visiting the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving museum is small but packed with history.

January 16, 2016 | By | 7 Replies More
Palm Beach: Michelin star dining and other treats

Palm Beach: Michelin star dining and other treats

Guest bloggers John and Sandra Nowlan report on their recent visit to Palm Beach, Florida.

January 9, 2016 | By | 6 Replies More

CRUISES

Smooth sailing on Regent Seven Seas Mariner

Smooth sailing on Regent Seven Seas Mariner

A first-timer reports on a Mediterranean journey on the Regent Seven Seas Mariner…

December 26, 2015 | By | 23 Replies More
Cruise Hacks: 8 Tips to help you pack for a river cruise

Cruise Hacks: 8 Tips to help you pack for a river cruise

One of the most common questions first-time river cruisers often ask is how to pack for a river cruise.

November 2, 2015 | By | 12 Replies More
Sailing Seabourn in the Owner’s Suite

Sailing Seabourn in the Owner’s Suite

Guest blogger Maureen Hudson shares her recent experience sailing Seabourn Odyssey from Venice to Athens.

October 10, 2015 | By | 6 Replies More

FOOD

Tasting Umbria: The delectable foods of a less-traveled region

Tasting Umbria: The delectable foods of a less-traveled region

Most tourists are lured to Umbria by the region’s well-preserved medieval hill towns but for those who travel in search of their next great meal, Umbria proffers a hidden gem: its unpretentious, often unheralded, cuisine.

January 29, 2016 | By | 20 Replies More
Pasteis de Belem: Unraveling the mystique of Lisbon’s world-famous tart

Pasteis de Belem: Unraveling the mystique of Lisbon’s world-famous tart

There is only one place in the world where lovers of egg tarts can savor authentic Pasteis de Belem.

January 19, 2016 | By | 35 Replies More
Bocuse on the Hudson: Lunch at the CIA

Bocuse on the Hudson: Lunch at the CIA

The Bocuse Restaurant in Hyde Park, New York serves up classic French cooking with a twist.

November 23, 2015 | By | 31 Replies More

HOTELS & SPAS

Cancun: In search of Excellence

Cancun: In search of Excellence

Guest bloggers John and Sandra Nowlan report on their visits to Excellence Rivera Cancun and Finest Playa Mujeres.

February 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
Unwinding at The Spa at Torrey Pines

Unwinding at The Spa at Torrey Pines

Contributing health and spa writer Sheryl Kraft describes her visit to The Spa at Torrey Pines.

January 23, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Visiting Adult Kids? Five reasons to stay at a hotel

Visiting Adult Kids? Five reasons to stay at a hotel

For empty nesters, there are some distinct advantages to a hotel stay when visiting adult kids.

December 3, 2015 | By | 24 Replies More

TIPS

Five tips from the FDA for entering the U.S. with prescribed medications

Five tips from the FDA for entering the U.S. with prescribed medications

The U.S. FDA recently updated an informative fact sheet answering the most common questions about prescribed medications raised by travelers.

February 4, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Should you purchase trip cancellation insurance before your next trip?

Should you purchase trip cancellation insurance before your next trip?

Nervous about making travel plans after the worldwide travel alert? Here are some things you should know about trip cancellation insurance.

November 25, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
Centurion Lounge at LaGuardia Airport: So much better than expected

Centurion Lounge at LaGuardia Airport: So much better than expected

When you enter the Centurion Lounge at LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York City, you’re met by smiling faces sitting behind a check-in counter in front of an impressive living wall.

November 12, 2015 | By | 9 Replies More

BOOKS & GEAR

It Ain’t Heavy, It’s My Luggage: Tips For Older Women Traveling Abroad

It Ain’t Heavy, It’s My Luggage: Tips For Older Women Traveling Abroad

In this just released e-book, Kay Harwell Fernandez offers tips for older women traveling abroad.

January 10, 2016 | By | 3 Replies More
GIVEAWAY: Books for armchair travelers from Soho Press (contest ended)

GIVEAWAY: Books for armchair travelers from Soho Press (contest ended)

A spectacular holiday giveaway with books for armchair travelers sponsored by Soho Press.

December 18, 2015 | By | 35 Replies More
Addicted to Foursquare and Swarm: Why they are two of my favorite travel apps

Addicted to Foursquare and Swarm: Why they are two of my favorite travel apps

If you like keeping a travel journal, you’ll love Foursquare.

December 10, 2015 | By | 5 Replies More

Other Recent Articles & News

Bienvenidos: Cupcake Love Cabo

Bienvenidos: Cupcake Love Cabo

Cupcake Love Cabo, a new, small, woman-owned business, will deliver tasty treats to your condo, hotel room or villa in Los Cabos.

February 4, 2016 | By | Reply More
Where to find the best New York Bagels

Where to find the best New York Bagels

I recently wrote about three places to find the best New York bagels.

January 31, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Some of our favorite places – 2015

Some of our favorite places – 2015

Here are some of our favorite places from a wonderful year in travel in 2015.

December 31, 2015 | By | 35 Replies More
Long Beach: Queen Mary and other seaside pleasures

Long Beach: Queen Mary and other seaside pleasures

Guest bloggers John and Sandra Nowlan report on their recent visit to Long Beach, California to indulge their interest in all things “Cunard.”

December 22, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
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