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...

Recent Stories on Travel Pulse

Stories on Travel Pulse These are often the first stories we write when we return home, mainly because Travel Pulse excites us. We hope it does the same for you. We recently sailed on Celebrity's Summit. It was a wonderful six-night adventure from Port Liberty in New...

Marriage: Surviving the Longest Group Trip of Your Life

Marriage is the ultimate travel commitment. It's a one-way, non-refundable ticket for the journey of your life with another person. Together you will decide the direction each day will take, even though neither of you may ever know what the next stop is on the trip....

Gifts for Travelers: Top Gadgets and Gear

Start your list of gifts for travelers here. How do you find the best gifts for travelers on your shopping list? Ask some travel writers. I test quite a lot of stuff every year and some of it turns out to be awesome. Here's my list of things I played with in 2016 that...

Travel Writer Peter Greenberg Thinks We Travel All Wrong

Peter Green Berg, the CBS News Travel editor is known for his fast-talking wit and his unabashed love of travel. Greenberg travels extensively, always looking for deals and ideas for the rest of us. I recently had the opportunity to hear Mr. Greenberg speak in person....

Titan Peak: The 2016 Travel Shirt of the Year

My Columbia affair continues. In March the folks at Columbia Sportswear sent me an assortment of clothes from their new line to put to the travel test. There were a few hits and misses, but one amazing standout: the Titan Peak long sleeve shirt. Titan Peak Long Sleeve...

Wowed by the Villa Premier Hotel in Puerto Vallarta

We were recently hosted by the Villa Premier Hotel in Downtown Puerto Vallarta. Like many press trips this visit was more about the city than the hotel, but we found ourselves wishing for more time at the hotel. Here's the breakdown of what we liked about it. Puerto...

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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You Should Really Give Puerto Rico Another Chance

Puerto Rico: To go back or not to go back? There's that...
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Shore Diving on Bonaire

Is shore diving right for you? Self-guided shore diving...
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Behind the Scenes: Interview with Celebrity’s Captain Kate McCue

Fun with Captain Kate "Fun" is not always the word we use...
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