| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Serious foodies would never stoop to scarfing down a schnitzel, but they might be tempted by a seven-day culinary adventure from Zicasso that focuses on Germany's Black Forest area. It promises five-course dinners every night at Michelin-star-studded...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 1:19 PM
It's almost Thanksgiving, which means it's almost time for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. And, it's not just retail stores — mortar-and-brick or online — that have the deals. Various lodgings around the globe are serving up specials,...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Sky-high hotel and restaurant tabs are commonplace in the Napa Valley wine country, but with a little advance planning you can still eat and sleep on the cheap. We scoured Napa and Sonoma counties — from Calistoga in the north to Napa in the south...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:10 PM
If you love days at sea and have plenty of time and money, the Boomerang Voyage from Cruise Specialists should float your boat. This is a two-month vacation package round trip from the U.S. to Australia, with the outbound cruise aboard Cunard's Queen...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Serious baseball fans love to head south to take in their favorite teams gearing up for next season during spring-training games. Another option is available even farther south with the Winter League Baseball Season in the Dominican Republic, home to many...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 8:15 AM
It's not even the middle of October and I'm already worried — on your behalf — about booking Thanksgiving and year-end holiday travel. Why? Fuller-than-ever planes and increasing demand, thanks to a better economy. We don't often associate...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Some people call Maui the world's best island. Yes, it has great beaches, but to me, it also has too many people and too much traffic. And Wailea, Kaanapali and Kapalua? Beautiful but bland.
I admit I enjoy visiting those resorts as much as you do....
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Walt Disney World has announced two vacation deals in time for the holiday season, including the return of the "Play, Stay, Dine, & Save" package.
The 5-night/6-day room, ticket and dining plan package can save a family of four up to $600 at 25...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Africa safaris aren't unusual, but a package from Tom Harper River Journeys has an interesting twist by including a three-night cruise on the Chobe River aboard the luxurious 14-cabin Zambezi Queen. The 13-day/12-night land and water expedition starts...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Monday October 13, 2014 is Columbus Day. This is a great time to check out some of the Summer Clearance sales going on, as well as additional deals for Columbus Day. Whether you're looking for electronics, clothes, or travel deals, check out this...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Never heard of Trona Pinnacles or Fossil Falls? It's time to put these desert hot spots on your bucket list.
The lesser-known wildlands are as much a part of California's landscape as Yosemite's granite walls, but they haven't gotten much attention...