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The Queen Mary’s ‘Dark Harbor’ Halloween Attraction Unleashes It’s ‘Evil 8’

Courtesy of The Queen Mary

In Southern California and looking for a haunting good time this Halloween season? Then  head over to the city of Long Beach, which is once again playing host to the majestic Queen Mary ship’s spooky spirits of Dark Harbor: Captain, Graceful Gale, Half Hatch Henry, Ringmaster, Scary Mary, Samuel the Savage, Voodoo Priestess and, as a […]

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Six Cool Summer Travel Solutions

Courtesy Daniela Degrassi

New York, N.Y. I get so much joy in helping fellow travel-lovers solve annoying problems and otherwise make their trips easier and more enjoyable. Toward this end, I’m always keeping an eye out for noteworthy innovations that can resolve common annoyances and expedite the fun and functionality of getting from point A to point B. […]

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Sailing Like Homer Over the Wine-Dark Aegean Sea

“Sailing over the wine-dark sea” is how Homer described crossing the Aegean, nearly 3,000 years ago, in his Odyssey. Returned today, neither he nor his contemporaries would be disappointed in what they’d find in the waters that link the archipelago stretching from the Greek mainland south into the Mediterranean. Tweet

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Surf, Sky & Spirit at Tower23 Hotel San Diego

Courtesy of TOWER23 Hotel

As California’s southernmost metropolis, San Diego is a veritable coastal paradise that’s widely lauded for its fabulous climate. Often referred to as “Mediterranean” in nature, the region boasts moderate warm daytime and cool evening temperatures nearly year round that rarely reach the point “too hot” or “too cold.” This is just one of many reasons […]

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Royal Blues Hotel an Elegant Oceanside Enclave

Courtesy Royal Blues Hotel

Just south of Palm Beach, along Florida’s eastern coast, lies scenic Deerfield Beach—a city well known for its pristine and clean coastline and the array of recreational water activities delighting both residents and tourists.  Here world-class boating, fishing, diving, boarding and more are all within close range. Other nearby attractions include golf courses, polo clubs […]

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Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa a Splendid Respite

Courtesy Marriott International, Inc

South Florida, or “SoFla” for the enlightened, is home to more than five million residents, which is understandable given the region encompasses gorgeous coastal cities like Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach. The area has remained a tourist hub for decades, even now attracting over 12 million visitors annually. A quick look at the weather […]

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The Most Notorious Bronco is heading to Pigeon Forge!

Alcatraz East Crime Museum to display famous white Bronco from the OJ Simpson police chase PIGEON FORGE, TENNESSEE (July 12, 2016) – Just over 22 years ago, millions of people watched as Al Cowlings drove his white Ford Bronco with Heisman Trophy winner and NFL Hall of Famer O.J. Simpson in the back seat. The 90 […]

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In a Perfect World, There Will Always Be Lindos

Word handed down by our tireless leader, Greta, was that we must leave the elegant and endlessly accommodating Rodos Palace early for our day in Lindos, an hour’s drive down the coast, if we hoped to beat the heat. What she didn’t warn us was that it isn’t just the heat you need to handle, […]

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U.N. – African Partnership to Foster Jobs for African Rural Youth

People In Madagascar ‘Living On The Brink,’ U.N. Efforts On Food Crisis

Photo of the Day – Oct. 20, 2016

U.N. Provides Food Aid to 8,000 People in Central African Republic

Investing in 10-Year-Old Girls Helps Reach Global Goals

Pursuit of Happiness: Brazilian Painter Fer Caggiano