7 Reasons I am Learning to Speak Italian

Before the 2015 Expo Milano, Gary and I had the opportunity to spend several days in Milan and in the Franciacorta wine region with an eclectic group of journalists. Two were from France, two from Russia, three were from Germany, one other was American, and one was a...

Prepare to Be Bumped- Making Money on Oversold Flights

Oversold flights could be your next gold mine! There has never been a better time to get bumped from a flight. The aftermath of United's treatment of a passenger who refused to give up his seat has created the ideal conditions for those with the flexibility to take...

Experiential Travel– How to Get More Out of Every Trip

It's easy to say that you want to experience more from your travel, but not always easy to put that into practice. We tend to fall into the trap of thinking that simply going on an amazing trip translates to experiences that we will cherish. That isn't necessarily the...

What It’s Really Like to Swim With Sharks

I have long told people that if I were to get a tattoo, it would be a shark on the top of my foot. That way every morning when I put on my shoes, I would remember that I can swim with sharks. There is nothing left to fear (unless you count jumping from an airplane and...

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...

You Should Really Give Puerto Rico Another Chance

Puerto Rico: To go back or not to go back? There's that moment when you visit a new place when the sense of wonder leaves you giddy with the excitement of exploration. Then there's the moment when you return to a familiar place that feels so comfortable that you could...

Shore Diving on Bonaire

Is shore diving right for you? Self-guided shore diving adds a whole new dimension to your diving repertoire. It's inexpensive and leisurely. You start and finish on your own schedule, seeing what you want to see, not what a dive guide wants to show you. If that...

Food Truck Mania! 50 Fabulous Trucks Not to Pass By

Food Trucks Are Hot! There was a time when eating from a food truck was something you did when you either had no time or no choice. Now there are trucks featuring food so good that patrons line up for blocks to grab a bite before the "Sold Out" sign goes up. The...

The Truth About Family Travel: It’s All About the Experiences

Family travel is not always easy Gary and I are empty...
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Viking Star Photo Journal: Empires of the Mediterranean

As much as I believe in the power of words, I concede that...
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Everything May NOT Turn Out Alright: Why You Need Travel Insurance

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored in part by...
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Which Cruise Lines Actually Want Your Kids?

You can cruise with kids on almost any ship, but should...
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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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