| Aug 2, 2011
| 1:50 PM
Talk about cute.
Sea World's newest dolphin, an adorable 35-pound Atlantic Bottlenose , was clearly the star of the Dolphin Nursery habitat at the park, Tuesday.
The 40-inch calf was born last Tuesday and is bonding, nursing and splashing with mom,...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 10:39 AM
After weeks of christenings, celebrities and preview cruises, the Fantasy, the newest ship from Disney Cruise Line, is finally on its official Maiden Voyage this week, a 7-day sail to the Caribbean, including stops at Disney's private island, Castaway...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:30 AM
For most of the last 20 years, it’s been my job to leave Los Angeles and bring home tips on travel elsewhere. But let’s face it: Elsewhere can get expensive. And there’s a lot of elsewhere here already.
So a year ago, I turned my...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Universal Orlando is making announcements next week about features it will introduce during 2012. But we already know what it's not: the revealing of what will go where the Jaws ride operated at Universal Studios.
On its Facebook page, Universal posted...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 12:38 PM
I'm in Volterra, my favorite small town in Tuscany, sitting under rustic, noble stones at the base of a palace that made commoners feel small six centuries ago. Bats burst through the floodlights amid ghostly towers held together with rusted iron corsets....
| Sep 21, 2011
| 3:21 PM
(Photos by Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel)
There is a little wisp of Fall in the air, and the kick off of the Fall festival season starts with the 16th edition of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, beginning next Friday, Sept. 30....
| May 18, 2011
| 9:55 AM
MIAMI — In a year when three new Miami-Dade hotels drew widespread attention — and two landed on a travel magazine's list of hot new properties —— it's easy to forget that the region's hotel industry is still climbing out of a...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 9:55 AM
The newest roller coaster in Florida isn't a ferocious, man-eating tiger — but it's no pussycat either.
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's Cheetah Hunt, which debuted last week, carries some of its namesake's qualities in the form of speedy bursts and...
| Feb 4, 2011
The odd coupling of tradition and trendiness that characterizes Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood is perhaps nowhere more evident than at Full Circle Bar, a watering hole on a quiet block that dead-ends at an expressway.
Here, young urbanites, who...
| Jan 24, 2011
Let the other ships have their rock climbing walls and their water slides, their come as-you-are and do-as-you-please ambience. On the new Queen Elizabeth, it's lawn bowling and croquet, formal nights and afternoon teas, assigned seating and fixed...
| Dec 12, 2010
Powerful late-fall storms have dropped many feet of snow on mountains throughout the West, creating some of the best early-season skiing and snowboarding conditions in years. Despite the still-sluggish economy, resorts have spent millions of dollars on...
| Jun 20, 2010
Last winter, when Kelly, my teenage son, and I rode trains for a total of 50 hours across France, Germany, Britain and the Low Countries on a frenetic two-week trip (journalistic research for me), we never waited long or walked far to make a connection....