| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Leaves the color of sunsets. Wisps of wood smoke. The crackle of bits of summer's past beneath your feet. When fall puts on its finery, those of us who claim allegiance to one state or another rush to proclaim ours king of the road trip.
As a native...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Academy Award, Grammy Award, Golden Globe and Daytime Emmy Award winning actress Whoopi Goldberg is among an elite group of artists who beyond stage and screen is also a co-host of and award-winning talk show — ABC's award-winning "The View." The...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:31 PM
LGBT tourism is on the upswing in Broward County and officials want to keep it that way.
To help continue expansion in that market, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau is exploring potential growth avenues to attract more lesbian,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:13 AM
The Coconut Cove Guesthouse in Fort Lauderdale, which had been one of Broward County's exclusively gay lodgings, is no longer in business, according to a recording on its phone Monday.
The 15-room guesthouse at 3012 Granada St. recently changed...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:20 AM
It seemed like a good idea at the time. Last year my wife and I booked a two-week, 900-mile river cruise through Russia for June 2014.
But three months before our departure, Russia grabbed Crimea from Ukraine, the United States slapped sanctions on...
| Sep 16, 2014
Though it's often avoided by tourists (who use only the city's airport), Frankfurt's modern energy makes it a unique and entertaining city. Linking the wine-and-castles stretch of the Rhine to the north with the fairy-tale Romantic Road to the south,...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 11:21 AM
“I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them,” Mark Twain once observed.
If “the more, the merrier” is your philosophy for this year’s...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:09 AM
No question, last-minute travelers can grab great deals. When hotels, resorts, cruise lines and even airlines have unused inventory, they often offer it at deep discounts — sometimes as much as 50 percent and more off original prices.
To be a...
| Sep 30, 2014
I'm in Padua (just half an hour from Venice, but a world away), and I really like this town. Padua's museums and churches hold their own in Italy's artistic big league; its hotels are reasonably priced and the city doesn't feel touristy.
| Sep 28, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Talk about the potential for stress.
The Bennetts raced around Walt Disney World with 11 people, including kids who ranged in age from 5 to 18, while one teen was sick in bed at the hotel.
But Theresa Bennett and her extended family were all smiles --...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
I've always been a fan of budget travel tips. For 30 years I've written and lectured about ways to stowaway, picnic and get special deals to be able to afford international travel. My feeling has long been that "you experience more by spending less."...