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Cruise Spotlight: Carnival Mardi Gras

Cruise Spotlight  A roller coaster at sea, an Emeril Lagasse restaurant and a suites-only enclave are just a few “firsts” featured aboard Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship. Debuting this November, the 5,200-passenger vessel will be the largest one in the line’s fleet. The name pays homage to Carnival’s first-ever ship launched in...

Fast Getaways

By Kristy Tolley Charleston + Carnival = One Convenient Cruise Sometimes you just have to get away. Turquoise waters and blue skies beckon. However, a Caribbean vacation might seem difficult to pull off on short notice. Not so! For Carolinians, a Caribbean...

The Art of Travel

Travel allows us to explore different landscapes and new foods. Many destinations also offer a memorable cultural component like art or architecture. On land and sea, here are ways to explore and enjoy the arts on your next vacation. Auldbrass...

3 Reasons for an Aruba Getaway

By Kristy Tolley Though taking up just about 75 square miles of real estate in the Southern Caribbean Sea, the tiny Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba teems with lures. Aruba boasts miles of powder-fine white sand beaches, varied diversions and upscale...

5 Reasons for a Saba Getaway

This little-known Caribbean island is rich in small-town charm, innovative art, eye-opening vistas and natural treasures. By Jeanine Barone A quick 15-minute flight from St. Maarten, Saba remains off most travelers’ bucket lists because, well, they don’t even know it exists....

5 Fresh Jamaica Wellness Getaways

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE By Kathy M. Newbern and J.S. Fletcher As 2019 winds down, many people begin thinking of health and fitness goals for next year. Jamaica is an easy-to-reach paradise, and these resorts offer wellness getaways that are a fresh idea...

Go Explore: Niagara Falls

by Sandra Chambers Celebrate the holidays immersed in a wonderland of festive lights, tours and activities at Niagara Falls U.S./Canada. From mid-November to January, there’s a plethora of festivities to help bring out the kid in everyone.     Skylon Tower For a spectacular...

Discovering Manitoba’s “Big 5”

By Marilyn Jones I’m huddled against the cold wind and pouring rain with nine other passengers and a guide on a small rubber raft-like Zodiac in the Churchill River. I pay little attention to the inclement weather as I watch...

Exploring World Wars in Europe

By Penny Musco I’ve been interested in World War II nearly all my life. Probably because my parents, maternal grandparents and in-laws all served either in the armed forces or in war-related industries then. I discovered YouTube’s “The Great War”...

Splurge or Save

Five warm winter getaways for every budget Maui, Hawaii From orchid-scented breezes to fresh ahi poke and the sound of hula dancing, Maui is a feast for the senses. Snorkel the colorful reefs, swim with turtles, drive the breathtaking highway to...

Latest News

5 National Historic Sites For Your Next Southern Road Trip

By Cassandra Brooklyn National Parks get all the attention. However, there are several lesser-known historic sites, trails and protected areas...

Road Less Traveled: Fort Jefferson

By Kimberly Button On a distant island enveloped by sparkling turquoise waters, the brutally strong brick fortress known as Fort Jefferson creates quite a contrast....

Leaving Las Vegas

Seven sights worth exploring outside of Las Vegas.

New National Park

Grab a sled and make your way to southern New Mexico to get to know the nation’s 62nd national park. White Sands National Park...

The Bridge Through Paradise

By Kristy Tolley The brainstorm of oil tycoon and railroad baron Henry Flagler, the Old Seven Mile Bridge was to serve as the first land...