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Culture and Cruising: 5 Ways in Greece

By Stacey Zable When sailing out of Piraeus (Athens) with Celestyal Cruises, a home-port cruise line in Greece, guests can embrace the locale both on board and in port. Though offerings may differ by ship or itinerary, here are five...

10 Ways to be a Kid Again on Alabama’s Gulf Coast

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE By Vanessa Infanzon The lure of white sandy beaches and aqua-colored water brings guests from all over the United States to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach on Alabama’s Gulf Coast. It’s enough to lay in the soft sand, watching...

Los Cabos: One Paradise, Six Ways

A vacation in Los Cabos, Mexico, delivers it all: a dramatic landscape where the desert meets the sea, lots of cool activities, easy accessibility and a fabulous food scene. It’s safer than ever, too, thanks to recent upgrades in...

Race to Daytona Beach!

Editor's Escape And by “race,” I mean driving the speed limit or traveling by air. Daytona Beach is perhaps best known as the birthplace of NASCAR racing and home of the Daytona 500. However, you don’t have to be a race...

What’s your travel Style?

  We all have a favorite way to vacation. Some travelers like to be pampered. Others thrive on outdoor exploration. Many enjoy expanding their knowledge when they travel. There are limitless travel options across the globe on land and sea....

Cruise Spotlight: Scenic Eclipse

If you’ve ever wanted to see how the other half vacations, you can do so on the new Scenic Eclipse. Expedition Cruising Elevated Expedition cruising has long been viewed as “roughing” it on board. Small ships traveling to remote locations typically...

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...

A Haunted Getaway in Historic Savannah

Editor's Escape If hunting ghosts is your idea of a great Halloween diversion, you’re in luck! Savannah is a convenient road trip destination from the Carolinas. It’s also Georgia’s oldest city, and has a reputation of being one of the...

Exploring Portugal

By Cheryl Spainhour May in Portugal entices travelers with its pleasant weather and uncrowded beaches, castles, museums and outdoor feasting on fresh seafood. Over 10 days, we drove a thousand miles in a rented Fiat 500, exploring Portugal’s cities, countryside...

Family Fun in Sevierville, Tennessee

Editor's Escape By Kristy Tolley This summer, my daughter’s national dance competition took place in Sevierville, Tennessee. We’d visited the area before, but didn’t get to explore as much as we would have liked. This time, we decided to roll into...
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Essential Car Maintenance for the Essential Worker

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Subaru Legacy Gets a Complete Makeover for 2020 – AAA Auto Buying Review

The venerable Subaru Legacy mid-size sedan begins its seventh generation with a complete 2020 makeover. It now offers an upgraded cabin, additional safety features,...

Explore the Outdoors…Online!

NEWS Explore Asheville has curated a virtual escape with restless, homebound souls in mind. From virtual hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains to a much-needed...

Take a Virtual Vacation!

by Kristen Griffie Covid-19 might have us homebound right now, but that doesn't mean we still can't "escape!" There’s no shortage of TV shows, movies, FaceTime...