Pride of America at Honolulu

In search of the best cruise discount rate

Discounting is so rampant today in the cruise industry that the only price you can be sure isn’t right is the one listed in the brochure (the exceptions are the smaller specialty vessels, such as sailboats, river boats and ships catering to nature lovers). At the same time, keep in …

Staying healthy while you travel

Staying healthy while you travel is the key to a successful trip. The basics include understanding that you are traveling in a climate and sanitary conditions different than you are used to. When traveling in developing countries, some simple precautions will go a long way to guaranteeing your health while …

Pikes Peak summit

Pikes Peak mountain, Colorado

Pikes Peak towers over the surrounding Colorado landscape. Zebulon Pike, the guy who in 1806 found and named the mountain, thought no …

Bisons

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

For the past four days, amid a flurry of cookouts, horseback rides, trout fishing, campfire ballads, and hiking among the buffalo, my …

Lake Ann

North Cascades National Park

There is good reason why the ice-capped peaks of this little-known preserve in Washington State are compared to the Swiss Alps. The …

Cruise ship Carnival Victory

How to pick a cruise ship

So you think any ole ship will suffice as long as you can escape the chilly winds of winter? When there are …

Summer car rental tips

Summer car rental tips

Americans are doing more weekend traveling than ever before, and a substantial amount of that is being done in rental cars. Long …

An Important Tissue

An Important Tissue

If you’re from the developed world, you may sometimes notice when traveling in less developed countries the absence of an important amenity: …

Airplane etiquette guide

Airplane etiquette guide

When traveling by plane passengers should follow certain etiquette so as not to interfere with the comfort of other passengers. Well, here …

Anguilla

Anguilla

Anguilla is a small island but it has big heart. There are only twelve thousand Anguillians, but they’ve smiles big enough to …