Corsica’s Megalithic Wonders

The rugged French island of Corsica is not only a hiker’s paradise, it’s home to a mysterious history still being studied and debated. The island was also the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte, but revolutionary military leaders are of considerably less interest to my husband and myself than ancient stoneworks, which is why we’ve made the […]

Voyage Through the Mediterranean with Crystal Cruises

By the time my husband and I boarded the Crystal Serenity at the port in Civitavecchia just north of Rome, it had been 10 years since we’d sailed this beautiful ship. Very recently, Serenity underwent a total redesign — whisked away for a 28-day stay in dry dock at Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven dockyard in Germany […]

Mediterranean Glamour in Lagonissi

Where the deep blue waters of the Aegean lap lazily against the Greek shores, you’ll find pure luxury awaiting you at the Grand Resort Lagonissi. If only one word could be used to describe this paradise, it would be indulgent. This 5-star resort will accommodate each and every desire imaginable, giving you an experience the […]

Ditch Crowds — and Plastics — on Eco-Friendly Tours

If one of your New Year’s travel resolutions is to minimize your family’s impact on the environment — whether fighting the war on plastics or protecting wildlife — Exodus Travels declared 2019“The Year of the Thoughtful Traveler,” with tips and trends to help you reach that goal. The tour operator, which specializes in adventure and sustainable […]

New Family Suites

Upgrade your family cruise next year and opt for a stay in the newly launched Ultimate Family Suite. Only available onboard Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas, the family suite offers two floors of fun and activities for the whole family. Like something out of the Disney Channel Movie Smart House, the Ultimate Family Suite […]