| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:18 AM
SAN ANTONIO — This city is known for the Alamo and the River Walk, and rightly so, but don't stop there. The small downtown is packed with interesting sites, and visitors can easily get around by trolley and river taxi. Beyond the city limits, Texas...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:51 AM
If your vacation preferences include getting away from the hustle and bustle of city life, but you'd prefer more to do than lounge by the pool, taking a trip to a tiny town may be just what the doctor ordered. Parking's rarely a drag and crowds don't...
| Jan 23, 2012
"Make your memory your travel bag," Russian novelist Alexander Solshenitzen once recommended. And making memories at sea is easy, particularly on ships that feature special spaces where passengers can not only enjoy the ambiance, but can actually also...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Adorning the mountains of North Carolina with a hip urban vibe, noteworthy art scene and a growing circuit of artisan microbreweries is the city of Asheville. Phenomenal food and well-preserved historical buildings are also part of the travel itinerary...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:46 AM
ATLANTA - Artists and writers draw inspiration from the time-frozen landscapes of the Mississippi Delta. Roots music fans frequent those lonesome highways to feel the spirits of bluesmen past.
I go for the food.
The Delta is a poor area with a rich...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Food and wine festivals in the Southeast are hotter than a cast iron skillet full of corn bread. "We are witnessing a proliferation of festivals in the South and across the nation," says John T. Edge, director of the Southern Foodways Alliance in Oxford,...
| 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...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 6:46 AM
Land. Sea. Land. Sea.
Ferry. Road. Ferry. Road
Fish for lunch. Fish for dinner. Pancakes for breakfast (yes, you can have fish if you really must).
A looping trip west out of Vancouver, British Columbia, means a lot of water and mountains that get in...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:28 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn. - High atop the American Queen, Richard and Marilyn Jensen sat on deck chairs outside their stateroom, holding each other's wrinkled hands. Beyond the railing, the bluffs of southern Minnesota, tinged with fall colors, slid by. A distant...
| Aug 29, 2011
Established in 1963 in northeast Florida, the Jacksonville Port Authority, also called JAXPORT, serves as homeport for Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Fascination. This 2,052-passenger ship, which recently received a multi-million dollar renovation,...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 7:29 AM
Carnival Liberty, the first ship to undergo dining and entertainment upgrades as part of a $500 million Carnival Cruise Lines' Fun Ship 2.0 initiative, returned to service last weekend.
According to Carnival, the ship's new features include: