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5 Reasons to Put Slovenia on Your Bucket List

You’ve likely heard of Slovenia because it’s where First Lady Melania Trump hails from … but probably not for much else. Sure, Hungary has glittering Budapest, Germany has Bavaria and its political powerhouses, and Switzerland has the Alps, but this sleepy little country deserves some love in its own right. Sharing its borders with Austria, […]

Pleasing Picky Eaters on a Cruise

Picky eaters are a constant source of frustration for parents. Whether they are as specific as refusing to eat anything but chicken nuggets cut into dinosaur shapes with tater tots on the side or as pliable as being amiable with any variety of chicken tender and potato product, picky eaters are cause for planning. One […]

Trains, Plains and Automobiles: Hidden Gems Along Tennessee’s Music Highway

Tennessee is most defined by Nashville and Memphis, both abounding with rich musical legacies and museums dedicated to American history, science and the arts. The cities also offer lush green spaces and limitless outdoor activities as well as an eclectic assortment of restaurants featuring everything from barbecue and comfort food to contemporary bistro, ethnic and […]

Family Time in Barbados

This eastern Caribbean island is a popular cruise ship port, but you shouldn’t wait until your next family cruise to take the crew to Barbados. The destination offers loads to enjoy, many luxury properties and a safe environment that frees you up for exploration of the entire island. Stay Barbados saddles the line where the […]

Chef-Led Vacations Offer Immersive — and Tasty — Experiences

Whether it’s the perfect bolognese in Italy or truffle hunting in Slovenia, there’s nothing like savoring new flavors on vacation — or getting hands-on. Windstar Cruises’ partnership with the James Beard Foundation yields some tasty results for travelers, who not only get free demos from world-class chefs and sommeliers who travel onboard for special itineraries […]

Tucson for Foodies

The first UNESCO City of Gastronomy in the United States isn’t New York City, Los Angeles or San Francisco; it’s actually Tucson, a mid-sized city an hour north of the Arizona–Mexico border. Not only does the city have great restaurants, it’s home to the oldest farm in the nation and dedicated to preserving the heritage […]