Desperate for a winter escape to tropical sunshine and warmth, my family and I recently boarded the Norwegian Breakaway in New York for a cruise to the Bahamas. To our surprise, onboard we discovered an Ice Bar. To our … Read more
The year 2000 doesn’t seem so long ago. It’s when the first USB flash drive came out. It’s when the International Space Station opened. It’s when the Prius was introduced in the U.S. And it’s when TripAdvisor was founded—15 years … Read more
I needed an escape to the sun for my kids’ February school break. But the Presidents’ Week holiday means peak airfares, especially for a family of four. So, rather than flying to the sun, we sailed to it—aboard Norwegian Cruise … Read more
The sand, the waves, the water temperature, the shells, the views, the yachts, the swimming, the surfing, the wind, the crowds, the rocks, the seaweed, the jellyfish, the riptide, the volcanic lava…. It’s hard enough to choose the right beach, … Read more
I know, I know, you’re really busy. You can’t get away from work right now. But now’s the time, if you’re an American, to make that long-awaited trip to Europe, Africa, or the South Pacific. That’s because the U.S. dollar … Read more
Here are a dozen ways to save time or money, or just make life a little easier, the next time you head to the airport.
- Check in online 24 hours ahead.
This allows you to bypass lines and hassle … Read more
Wendy, where are some awesome honeymoon spots in the Caribbean? We’re looking for a beautiful beach, a secluded room, a complimentary spa credit, etc.
–Pat, Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Don’t wear sleeveless tops into churches in Greece. Don’t tip in Japan. Don’t eat with your left hand in the Middle East. Don’t point with your feet in Asia. These are just a few of the local customs it’s important … Read more