Top 5 “Must See” Trips in the U.S.

If you could take a trip anywhere in the United States, where would you go?   Based on a recent survey by Travel Leaders Group, the responses from nearly 2,900 Americans were literally all over the map. The top destination was Hawaii, followed by California, Alaska, Florida and New York.   Its distance from the […]

Three of World’s Hottest Destinations Also Among the Most Peaceful

Ringing in the New Year Where 2017 First Begins   If you’d like to get a head start on 2017 and experience the New Year as many as 23 hours ahead of some points within the United States, consider taking a trip to the South Pacific.   From a tropical island to a mountain resort […]

“Brexit” Translates to United Kingdom “On Sale”

In June, United Kingdom voters approved a referendum to leave the European Union, a move commonly referred to as “Brexit.” While the long-term implications won’t be clear for a while, there’s one immediate, beneficial result for American travelers: It’s much less expensive to take a vacation in Great Britain. The British pound has dropped in […]

Zika’s Impact on American Travel Plans Minimal

Zika – an illness typically transmitted by mosquitoes – has been in the news over the past year for the risks it poses to women who are pregnant or are trying to become pregnant. While this select group is being warned against traveling to destinations with cases of Zika that have been confirmed as locally-transmitted […]

Visitors have many recreational options in Morocco 

The Kingdom of Morocco marks its 60th anniversary of independence this month, but while the country actually celebrates Independence Day in November, on the date Sultan Mohammed V returned from exile, you don’t have to wait that long to experience the charms of this North African country. Along with its former rulers France and Spain, […]

Act soon to take advantage of summer specials offered by cruise lines

There are newer and bigger ships sailing to more destinations. Yes, it’s the middle of winter but if you’re thinking about going on a cruise this summer, now is the perfect time to start planning your trip. Cruises continue to be a popular choice for travelers. Caribbean cruises are the top international vacation “destination” booked […]

Independent Baltic States shine as vacation destinations

It’s been a quarter century since Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia regained their independence with the collapse of the Soviet Union. Today, those thriving democratic nations along the Baltic Sea have strong ties to the West and are small gems waiting to be discovered by travelers. Estonia, the northernmost of the three, has cultural ties to […]

Frequent traveling has health benefits

Traveling more is one New Year’s resolution worth keeping. Wherever you go, the act of getting away can help relieve the stresses that build up in everyday life and make you feel recharged and ready to tackle whatever comes next. Travel is also a way to keep your mind and body strong. That travel can […]

Pope’s visit boosts City of Brotherly Love

Pope Francis went to Philadelphia as part of his historic trip to the United States, shining a spotlight on all there is to see and do in the place named by founder William Penn as the City of Brotherly Love. For American history buffs, there are few places more closely linked to this country’s founding […]

Vacationers love New York City, Orlando

Fall is the peak season for apples, so it’s fitting that the Big Apple leads a new survey of where Americans will be traveling during the remainder of 2015. New York City has catapulted to the top of this fall’s domestic vacation destinations, according to Travel Leaders Group. It jumped from number four last year […]