| Mar 10, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Disney Cruise Line is basking in the reinvigorated Disney Magic, which made its big face-lift reveal last fall with a splash in Port Miami before migrating to Port Canaveral in January.
Debuting in 1998, the oldest ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet...
| Mar 18, 2014
Cruising in Europe's Baltic or North Sea can satisfy even an independent traveler like me. Stepping off the gangway, I'm immersed in the vivid life of a different European city each day. I've toured some of the world's top museums, taken a Scandinavian-...
| May 17, 2014
| 4:29 PM
JaxPort has ensured the cruise industry will be sticking around a while longer with a new agreement reached a decade after Carnival began sailing out of the First Coast.
JaxPort and Carnival Cruise Lines inked a deal to extend service out of the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
I can't stop smiling.
I'm walking in Monet's famous gardens at Giverny (http://giverny.org/gardens/fcm/visitgb.htm) on a sunny day, gardens with nearly 100,000 plants and a riot of colorful flowers, not to mention the famous lily pads immortalized in...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:41 PM
The declaration of martial law in Thailand on Tuesday marked a dramatic political turn for the Asian country that's been in the grip of civil strife the last six months. But what does the army's promise of restoring order mean for travelers who have...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Port Canaveral may have lost a Dream, but now it has some Sunshine.
The Carnival Sunshine arrived this week to replace the Carnival Dream, which had sailed out of Central Florida since its debut in 2009. The Sunshine, while smaller, is one of Carnival...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:35 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C. — When the email proposing a business meeting in Charleston popped up, it took all of three seconds to say yes. I'd never been to South Carolina, but I've read glowing dispatches from friends and colleagues for years. Southern...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Is grandma packed?
There's a good chance she and grandpa are going along on your summer vacation whether it's to a week at the beach, to Yellowstone or Orlando, and there's also a good chance they're leading the way -- and paying for, or for much of, the...
| May 27, 2014
| 5:05 AM
It's that special time in the late afternoon when the light turns golden and life seems to move at the pace of a bygone era in the square that anchors this Amazon city's opera house.
Children clamor to catch soap bubbles sent aloft by a vendor,...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Orbitz Worldwide not only wants you to join its loyalty program and book hotels rooms and flights on Orbitz.com, it wants you to do so on your mobile device and pay using its new credit card the travel agency introduced Tuesday. In return, Orbitz is...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:37 PM
On Saturday, March 7, 1914, George Herman Ruth planted his feet in the batter's box of the baseball diamond at the Cape Fear Fair Grounds in Fayetteville, N.C., and slammed a pitch.
The confident rookie, who had just signed with the Baltimore Orioles,...