Entries by Elyse Glickman

Chef Curtis Stone On Board With Princess Cruises

While several Food Network A-listers and renowned restaurateurs left their mark on various cruise lines with fine-dining venues and special culinary programs, Australian-born and Los Angeles-based Curtis Strong (whose many television credits include Top Chef Masters and Top Chef Jr.) was approached by Princess Cruises executive Gordon Ho to consider putting his stamp on the […]

Stavanger, Norway With the Family: See, Do, Discuss

Stavanger, Norway, is a small town with a big, colorful personality, from centuries’ old traditions and folklore to its modern showcases for the visual arts and sciences. Furthermore, there are plenty of surprises and treasures found in the nearby mountains and along the waterways. Even with the region’s small scale, it has much to offer […]

Small Screen, Big World

Whether they are documentary, reality or scripted, the best television shows not only introduce viewers to a new world, but also provide insights into various cultures, foods, art and literature. Past examples included the late Anthony Bourdain’s vibrant and thought provoking Parts Unknown, numerous informative travel programs on PBS (from the youthful appeal of Globe […]

A Safari of Learning Through one of America’s Last Frontiers

There’s more to the American West than cowboys, Native American history and horses. If you get far enough out, there are opportunities to view species of North American wildlife in natural habitats, view constellations with an astronomer in unspoiled night skies, or hike and run along challenging trails. For these reasons alone, Jackson Hole is […]