Which Cruise Lines Actually Want Your Kids?

You can cruise with kids on almost any ship, but should you? There are cruise lines that are perfect for kids-- Disney goes without saying, and then there are a few lines that would just as soon not have them on board. Even among some cruise lines, certain ships are...

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Travel Pulse Round-up

Dreaming of uncrowded beaches, amazing water sports and accommodations that don’t require a second mortgage? Or maybe you want the best of the best when it comes to a good steak. How about renting a car in the handful of cruise ports where you might really want to go...

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#TBT Cruising for More Than Three Decades

#TBT Cruising in the 80's My first cruise was aboard the Carnivale, one of Carnival Cruise Line's three ships. Yes, three. I have long said that if we had spent that money on Carnival stock instead of a three-night cruise to the Bahamas our bank account would be...

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The Perfect Little Black Travel Dress

Here is the rest of the story behind my LBD that I featured in my Yahoo Travel article. I didn't intend to wear Columbia Sportswear on formal night of a luxury cruise, sitting at the staff captain's table, no less. It just sort of happened. I am no fashionista; I live...

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8 Reasons Why Apple Watch Series 2 is the Perfect Wearable Travel Technology

More to the Apple Watch Series 2 than Meets the Wrist If...
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Papa’s Chicken & Dumplins

My grandmother made flat dumplins. Rest her soul. Does...
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Food Truck Mania! 50 Fabulous Trucks Not to Pass By

Food Trucks Are Hot! There was a time when eating from a...
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Gifts for Travelers: Top Gadgets and Gear

Start your list of gifts for travelers here. How do you...
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7 Ways to Indulge Your Fudge Fantasies

Start your fudge fantasy with the best fudge for the job....
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Titan Peak: The 2016 Travel Shirt of the Year

My Columbia affair continues. In March the folks at...
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It’s Okay to Love the Wine You’re With

Set aside your case of wine guilt (or case of guilt wine,...
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Gear Up! For Snorkeling

Fins for Snorkeling There are two basic types of fins...
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Yeti 30 oz. Rambler Tumbler Product Review

I wanted to hate Yeti. First of all, who in their right...
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Camera Bag Review: Too Many Cameras for One Bag?

Not with this camera bag! As much as we all rely on my...
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