Lola joins Ken to discuss her recent trip aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. This is a very unique rail vacation that takes you through the Rocky Mountains of Canada from Banff to Vancouver. Is this vacation for you?
Visiting the region around Naples, Italy, either on a tour or by ocean cruise? Make the Amalfi Coast a must destination – even if just a day’s excursion to this exquisite coastal area of scattered seaside towns ...
In 1917, the U.S. purchased the Virgin Islands from Denmark for $25 million in gold coin. When you sail into the harbor on the island of Saint Thomas, you’ll agree that the beautiful islands, which lie to the east of Puerto Rico, were worth the price. The U.S. Virgin Islands include Saint Thomas, Saint John, [...]
If you’d like to take a cruise but don’t have someone to cruise with you, don’t let that stop you from seeing the world. Cruise lines welcome solo travelers, offering special events and services that will help you meet fellow passengers and be as social as you like. Here are some ways to get the [...]
Some dispute the claim of St. John’s, Newfoundland, to be the oldest city in North America: but, there’s no doubt that by the mid-1500s, Europeans regularly sailed across the North Atlantic to fish in the waters around the Avalon Peninsula. Today, St. John’s is still a capital of the fishing trade, but also a charming, [...]
On a cruise ship, sipping a cocktail can be an event. Several cruise lines now offer some of the most inventive cocktails and bars found not only at sea, but anywhere on earth. At the Bionic Bar on Royal Caribbean’s Quantum Class ships, the bartenders won’t listen to your stories, but they will mix your [...]
Cruise lines are always looking toward new horizons: developing new destinations, itineraries and ships in order to offer every cruise traveler, from first-timers to long-time cruise fans, with a choice of fresh experiences. Here’s a look at some of the new (or renewed) ships set to delight cruise passengers in 2016. Crystal Cruises will enter [...]
If you’ve cruised, you know, and if you haven’t cruised yet, you’ve heard: the food on a cruise is delicious, plentiful, and available 24 hours a day. It’s hard to resist, but why should you? All of your cruise ship dining, with the exception of some specialty restaurants, is included in your fare. And, don’t [...]
All-inclusive resorts are designed for relaxation. From the moment you step off the plane, everything is taken care of. Need a drink? You got it. Want to play a round of golf? The staff will arrange it. Just want to enjoy the beach or pool? They'll guide you to cozy cabanas complete with drink and [...]
Ingredients Mango Mint Salsa: ½ Mango Diced 1 tbsn. Minced Red Onion 3 Mint Leaves 1 tsp. Honey 1 tsp. Rice Wine Vinegar Raspberry Vinaigrette: 3 oz. Raspberries (about 20 raspberries) 1.5 tbsn. Red Wine Vinegar 1 tbsn. Honey ½ tsp. Dijon Mustard ½ Cup Olive Oil Pan Seared Sea Bass: 2 Sea Bass [...]