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  • Robert Suhay looks to make sailing history on the Chesapeake Bay

    Robert Suhay looks to make sailing history on the Chesapeake Bay
    For the past week, Robert Suhay has often imagined sailing the Chesapeake Bay, visualizing various tide patterns, weather conditions and landmarks as he tames the vast body of water. That mental exercise has helped the long-distance sailor keep his...
  • In Taiwan, tourist influx points up improving ties with China

    The fog hung dense over Sun Moon Lake, obscuring the hilly shoreline that the tourists from mainland China had come to see. Still, the Chinese crowded the main pier as a light drizzle came down, waiting for boats to ferry them around the scenic lake....
  • Danube waltz: Viking Freya cruise offers history, a sense of intimacy

    Danube waltz: Viking Freya cruise offers history, a sense of intimacy
    On the Viking Freya, most of the staterooms measure 135 to 205 square feet. One night I found a towel elephant along with the daily newsletter on my bed. Those are about all she has in common with the cruise ships lined up at Port Miami and Port...
  • Trending: International surge in Orlando tourism, real estate

    Trending: International surge in Orlando tourism, real estate
    Brazil is leading the way in a new surge of international visitors and investment in Orlando. Three Sentinel stories in today’s paper outline some impacts on tourism and real estate. A story by Jim Stratton and Alexia Fernadez gives the scoop on...
  • Kentucky: Riverboat fest celebrates Belle of Louisville's 100th year

    Kentucky: Riverboat fest celebrates Belle of Louisville's 100th year
    Five riverboats will gather in Louisville, Ky., in October to celebrate one of its own: the Belle of Louisville. The National Historic Landmark turns 100 years old with a splashy six-day Centennial Festival of Riverboats on the Ohio River. The Belle,...
  • Seniors on the Go: Great cruise deals: Go sooner rather than later

    Seniors on the Go: Great cruise deals: Go sooner rather than later
    If you're looking for a good deal on a cruise, think about the rest of this year. Even cruise line execs admit that the industry is currently doing a lot of discounting, while, at the same time, they tout efforts to "discipline" the marketplace next year....
  • Orlando Museum of Art hosting ongoing Art's The Spark tours

    Orlando Museum of Art hosting ongoing Art's The Spark tours
    It’s called Art’s the Spark@OMA – and if it sounds high tech to those still adjusting to how to use a laptop or smartphone, it’s actually highly visual – only, not in the video game manner. Art’s the Spark is an...
  • Pigeons Playing Ping Pong on new album and headlining 9:30 Club

    Pigeons Playing Ping Pong on new album and headlining 9:30 Club
    In 2006, the Baltimore funk-jam band Pigeons Playing Ping Pong started from a modest and typical beginning: Two new friends — Greg Ormont and Jeremy Schon — playing acoustic guitar together in a University of Maryland dorm room. The duo took...
  • Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports

    Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports
    Cruise lines are making waves out there with news of ship deployments. Here are some tips about a sampling of interesting itineraries — near and far — this year and next: ·               Princess Cruises – Sapphire Princess has...
  • A look inside the healing garden of Howard's 'Dr. Duke'

    A look inside the healing garden of Howard's 'Dr. Duke'
    With its four terraces of thriving plants sloping down toward a babbling lily pond, Jim Duke's garden could certainly be considered a healing place. And that's precisely what the world-renowned botanist and author's Green Farmacy Garden is....
  • Broadway Forecast: July 4 Soft, but Fireworks to Follow

    Christmas, Thanksgiving, Memorial Day, Labor Day: A lot of holidays bring an annual sales spike at the Broadway box office. July 4 isn't one of them. Unlike those other nationwide fetes, the Fourth pretty reliably signals the first slippage of the...