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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...

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...

Our Perfect Day at CocoCay

By Cortney Fries Royal Caribbean International recently unveiled the $250 million transformation of their private island in the Bahamas, Perfect Day at CocoCay, and my 7-year-old daughter, Fiona, and I were there to soak it all in. It was her...

On the Horizon

Last spring, Carnival Cruise Line launched Carnival Horizon. Boasting more innovative features, upscale stylings, better dining options and more amenities, the Carnival Horizon offers guests ample opportunities to “choose fun.” The ship features 1,980 guest staterooms and suites, including...

5 Best Islands

A tropical island is the ideal choice for many vacationers. Here are our top picks for 2019! Greek Islands Greece includes 6,000 islands and islets scattered across the Aegean and Ionian seas. Only 227 are inhabited. Ideal climate and accessibility make...

Top 5 Reasons to Sail the Celebrity Edge

Editor's Escape Everyone’s talking about the latest and most innovative ship from Celebrity Cruises — Celebrity Edge. If a cruise is on your list of New Year’s travel resolutions for 2019, here are five reasons to make it happen! 1.    Magic...

Belize Bliss

With the Caribbean Sea on one side and lush rainforest dotted with ancient Mayan ruins on the other, Belize offers the best of both of these diverse worlds in one easy-to-explore package. Throw in laid-back resorts and an English-speaking...

Family Fun in Turks and Caicos

Voted the best beach in the world by TripAdvisor in 2016, Grace Bay Beach attracts global travelers to its white powdery sand, calming turquoise waters, and the thriving coral reefs. Located in Providenciales (Provo) in the Turks and Caicos...

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Hang Out Along the Hammock Coast

By Kathy M. Newbern and J.S. Fletcher Between Myrtle Beach’s high-rise condos and Charleston’s Southern city charm lies the “Hammock...

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...

Go Explore: Hampton Roads Virgina

Hampton Roads, Virginia, is comprised of seven cities: Portsmouth, Newport News, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Hampton, Virginia Beach and Suffolk. Named after the old shipping lanes...

Edenton: An Inner Banks Hidden Gem

By Vanessa Infanzon Finding Edenton is like discovering your own corner of paradise. Tree-lined streets with beautiful homes compel guests to stop and marvel at...

Member Spotlight: Muggsy Bogues and Brittney Bogues

Muggsy Bogues At 5’3”, AAA Member Muggsy Bogues might have been an unlikely candidate for a career as point guard in the NBA. He not...