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  • Bold Papal Gestures, Past & Future

     
    Benedict XVI begins to consider his legacy as pope while the cardinals prepare for their conclave in which the next pope will be chosen. As the conclave considers its future leader the question remains: will they choose a pope from the Southern Hemisphere...
  • Casual ambience on the Aegean

    Casual ambience on the Aegean
    ISTANBUL, Turkey — We slipped out of Istanbul at dusk, gliding across the Bosporus strait toward the Aegean Sea, Asia on the left bank, Europe on the right, four masts towering 204 feet overhead, polished teak floors underfoot, the notes of Buddy...
  • A Floating Holiday

    A Floating Holiday
    On an ocean cruise, every port is an invitation to adventure – a whirlwind romance with a new destination that just might turn out to be your favorite place on earth. But not all stops are created equal. Some cruise ports can make an amazing first...
  • Magical moments on the Black Sea

     Magical moments on the Black Sea
    ISTANBUL, Turkey — As we sat on the Breeza, the open aft deck of the Azamara Quest, we watched the shadow line of the sunset climb the sheer, volcanic cliff above Skala, the tender landing area on the island of Santorini in the southern Aegean. It...
  • Mustache Transplants on the Rise in the Middle East

    Mustache Transplants on the Rise in the Middle East
    ISTANBUL, Turkey -- Thick, handsome mustaches have long been prized by men throughout the Middle East as symbols of masculine virility, wisdom and maturity. But not all mustaches are created equal, and in recent years, increasing numbers of Middle...
  • More for Your Money: Be on the alert for travel scams

     More for Your Money: Be on the alert for travel scams
    If you have the money to travel, you'll want to spend it the way you want to spend it. That means making sure rip-off artists keep their mitts off your dough. With this in mind, the members and editors of travel website VirtualTourist have compiled a...
  • Top 5 worst travel scams and how to avoid them

    The pros of traveling definitely outweigh the cons, but that doesn't mean you should throw caution to the wind when exploring new places. While the language barrier and the cultural sites are exciting, they also open up travelers to scam artists and...
  • Inside the BRD: Link to the Twink - Poquoson legend Jason Bryant at the Olympics

    For those of you interested in Poquoson High alum Jason Bryant's comings and goings as part of the communications team with USA Wrestling at the London Olympics - and from the number of shares and recommends to my story on him, there are a lot - here...
  • Summer Showcase At Gallore Gallery In Middletown

    Summer Showcase At Gallore Gallery In Middletown
    Gallore Gallery, 68 Washington St. in Middletown, now presents its “2nd Annual Eclectic Summer Showcase International Exhibition.” The show features artists from all over the world, including Jocelyn Braxton Armstrong of Westport; Jerry...
  • The Valley Line: A cruise in the Mediterranean

    The Valley Line: A cruise in the Mediterranean
    Enough already! Two weeks of unrelenting temps of 90-plus is inhumane. Maybe Mother Nature was inspired by the Olympic Games and was trying to set a new record of consecutive oppressively hot days. And just to throw in new elements, she sent us...
  • Behind the wheel in Bond film 'Skyfall'

    Behind the wheel in Bond film 'Skyfall'
    For seven years, he was the most famous driver you never saw. And with the next James BondĀ filmĀ 'Skyfall' opening this week, you still won't see him in action. But he's there. Known alternately as the Stig from BBC's "Top Gear," a stunt driver in such...