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  • CELEBRITY TRAVELER RAY CHEN: Violinist likes heat with his cruises

    CELEBRITY TRAVELER RAY CHEN: Violinist likes heat with his cruises
    Born in Taiwan, raised in Australia and living in Philadelphia, classical violinist Ray Chen doesn't spend much time at home these days. "I really live out of a suitcase," said the 21-year-old musician, whose debut CD, "Virtuoso," is just being released....
  • Navigating 2011's cruise offerings

    Navigating 2011's cruise offerings
    Just when you thought cruise lines had done it all — Central Park at sea (on Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas) and Cirque du Soleil afloat (on Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Epic) — here comes Disney with a roller coaster aboard the...
  • Get your sex life shipshape on a cruise

    Get your sex life shipshape on a cruise
    Go for it! Empty the rack of travel brochures. Pore over them. Savor them like an after-dinner cordial; cuddle with them in bed like a good novel. Because you just might be happier planning for your trip than actually taking it. That's according to a...
  • Vietnam's Phu Quoc island slowly opening up to the world

    Vietnam's Phu Quoc island slowly opening up to the world
    During the four years I lived in Hanoi, where I was The Times' bureau chief in the late 1990s, I did a pretty good job of getting around Vietnam and exploring new places, from Can Tho in the southern Mekong Delta to Sapa on the northern border with China....
  • Visiting Croatia's Kvarner Islands

    GETTING THERE From LAX, Lufthansa offers connecting service (change of plane) to Zagreb. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $462. Two buses leave daily from Zagreb to Krk and Rab islands. Regular bus service connects the islands, although the...
  • The Kvarner Islands: Adriatic idyll

    The Kvarner Islands: Adriatic idyll
    I'm walking along a stretch of the Adriatic Sea that reminds me of another time, another hemisphere. It's not the forest of pine trees that offers shade along the seawall on a poster-perfect 70-degree day. It's not the little docked boats bobbing up and...
  • Wekiva Island is Orlando's close-by getaway

    Wekiva Island is Orlando's close-by getaway
    It's not exactly Margaritaville, but there's no doubt that Jimmy Buffett would approve of the laid-back vibe at Wekiva Island. On the recommendation of a friend with an eye for watering holes with genuine character, I steered the car out to Wekiva Island...
  • Seeking sanctuary at sea -- a cruise guide on where to avoid children

    Seeking sanctuary at sea -- a cruise guide on where to avoid children
    With the recent launch of a flotilla of vessels offering an abundance of Six Flags-like amusements, the seas are awash with kids -- not that kids hadn't already taken to cruising. Of the 13 million vacationers who sailed last year, more than one in 10...
  • Florida Cruise Guide: Norwegian Jewel ship itinerary

    This itinerary was last updated Oct. 14, 2009. For more Norwegian Jewel cruises click here. 2-Day Weekend Getaway Round-trip Miami 2009 Departure Date: Nov. 13 Cruise Ports: Miami; Great Stirrup Cay Prices from (per person): $179 USD (Oceanview), $229...
  • Florida Cruise Guide: Norwegian Pearl ship itinerary

    This itinerary was last updated Oct. 14, 2009. For more Norwegian Pearl cruises click here. 2-Day Weekend Getaway Round-trip Miami 2010 Departure Date: Oct. 8 Cruise Ports: Miami; Great Stirrup Cay Prices from (per person): $179 USD (Oceanview),...
  • Taking the kids to St. Lucia

    Boiling mud pots, rain forests, and a drive-in Volcano. All that and spectacular beaches, too, on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia (www.stlucia.org), which promises a lot more than your typical resort getaway. (Did I mention Pigeon Island National...