Like a Local: Alaska
Like a Local: Alaska Close the guidebooks and let a local lead the way. By Loren Holmes Alaska has a name for recent transplants to the 49th state: cheechakos. It’s only after you’ve spent a winter here that you become a local, or a sourdough. Luckily for me, I was born in Anchorage more [&he
Bucket List: New Zealand
Bucket List: New Zealand Plunge into the natural wonders of this island nation — from penguins to pinot noir. By Louise Goldsbury National Geographic takes a closer look at kiwis For many people, New Zealand burst into global awareness when its almost mythical landscapes were used as the se
Following the Argonauts
Following the Argonauts Delve into Greek mythology aboard a Mediterranean cruise . . . but without the fire-breathing dragons. By David Belcher Behold the trailer for the 1963 film Jason and the Argonauts! Of all the great myths and quests in history, the 3,000-year-old story of Jason and the Argona
Join the Club: Smoke on the Water
Join the Club: Smoke on the Water Aficionados who take their cigars to sea enjoy more than just an open-air view. By Clark Norton Craig Carringer enjoys a good cigar — actually, about two a day during the week and four to five a day on weekends — and keeps about 400 on hand in […]
Cruise Character: Leader of the Club
Cruise Character: Leader of the Club As president of Disney Cruise Line, Karl Holz is more than merely second mate to Captain Mickey. By Fran Golden Here’s how Karl Holz toasted the Disney Fantasy sailaway. The only person with carte blanche to boss around Disney Cruise Line president Karl Holz is
A Page in Time… Yangon’s colonial past.
A Page in Time… Take a walk through Yangon’s colonial past By Kevin Revolinski A Myanmar travel guide Historical Perspective I stroll through the streets of Yangon, past men and women still wearing the traditional longyi, a wraparound skirt. A vendor spins a large iron wheel and its inertia
Curaçao’s Captivating Coastline
Discover the Adventures Along Curaçao’s Captivating Coastline By Richard Varr Willemstad, Curacao: Faces of a City I hear the rustling sounds of lizards scurrying through the brush as we hike along the winding trails of Christoffel National Park. Prickly pear and columnar cacti shoot up fr
What’s Your Favorite Cruise Line?
By Cindy O’Neil After having sailed on more than 50 cruises, I’m often asked that ever-popular question: Q: What is your favorite cruise line? A: And the answer is — drum roll please — whichever cruise line I’m on! I’m an equal-opportunity cruiser. I look for great deals, fascinating iti