| Jul 28, 2011
It's 5:30 a.m. and we're awake, outside and shivering, wearing more layers of clothes than we would on a New England ski trip, though we're on a cruise in July.
But no one's complaining aboard the Lindblad Expeditions National Geographic Explorer --...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:44 AM
MUNICH — One day, famished from too much walking on cobblestones and too much trying to speak German, I stumbled into the 100-year-old Hofbrauhaus, Munich's most famous beer hall.
I was not with a jolly group of pals. I was alone. So instead of the...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 7:09 AM
SEATTLE — You have a three-day weekend coming up and you want to get away for a little shopping and nightlife, or maybe just a change of scenery.
So how about Reykjavik?
Yes, that's in Iceland — and you may be surprised to learn you can...
| May 14, 2012
| 6:39 AM
SANTIAGO, Cuba — Norma Arias Puente has been learning the hospitality business for more than a decade from a perch overlooking this city's Parque Cespedes and the Cathedral of Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion with its statue of a trumpeting archangel....
| May 31, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Carnival Cruise Lines got its hands on its newest ship, the Carnival Breeze, in a ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
The 130,000-ton, 3,600-passenger sister ship to the Carnival Magic and Carnival Dream becomes the 24th cruise...
| Mar 16, 2012
Norwegian Cruise Line is embracing the boardwalk for its new ship, the Norwegian Breakaway.
As part of the unique design for the new ship, NCL will be offering up The Waterfront and 678 Ocean Place, which includes an oceanfront boardwalk lined with...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 9:39 AM
All three cruise ships of Regent Seven Seas Cruise Line will be getting an authentic Italian upgrade this summer with addition of Sette Mari at La Veranda, the line announced today.
To celebrate the line's 20th season of sailing, the Seven Seas...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:44 AM
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico - There's another side to Cabo San Lucas, where tequila is gold and not white and comes in short fluted glasses, not poured into your gullet by a funnel stuck in your mouth. A place where the food doesn't come on the edge of a stick...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 8:59 AM
Often called "the Paris of the South," Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina is a cosmopolitan city offering wonderful architecture, rich cultural offerings and delectable cuisine.
A popular cruise port on South America voyages and World Cruises...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:38 AM
Variety is definitely the spice of life aboard today’s cruise ships (a far cry from the dining situation in the 1970s when Jeraldine Saunders wrote her book, The Love Boats, and the subsequent movies and television series The Love Boat based upon...
| Jun 27, 2011
When it comes to cruise destinations, Bermuda is definitely in the "pink." Best known for its picture-postcard-perfect beaches with fine, pink sands; for its Bermuda shorts; and for its infamous legendary "Triangle," Bermuda began to be developed in the...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 6:47 AM
Established in 1953, this deep-water port on the Atlantic coast of Central Florida, less than an hour's drive from Orlando (about 54 miles from Orlando International Airport), offers a variety of cruises to the Bahamas and the Caribbean including three-,...