Sleep study

New Study Sheds Light on Sleep Disruptions while Traveling

A global study commissioned by IHG® Hotels & Resorts shows that sleep disruption is a primary concern for travelers, with four in five (80%) stating they have trouble sleeping when traveling away from home. The findings were announced to coincide World Sleep Day, an annual day devoted to tackling important sleep issues. The findings from the survey […]

Outlander series with Diana Gabaldon on Avalon cruise

River Cruise Themes on Avalon to Quench Passionate Interests

From following in the footsteps of a favorite novel series or finding new and rare wines to praise, river cruising is not just about passing iconic scenery while sailing the great rivers of Europe. Avalon Waterways is offering, among a long menu of choices, a chance to sail with Diana Gabaldon, author of the very popular […]

Costa rica adventures tours

Finding Slices of Heaven through Costa Rican Trails

You could say Costa Rica is one of the rare places that offers more heaven than earth. So, for those seeking a little heaven on earth, Costa Rica will not disappoint. With 27 national parks (and more than 150 protected areas), nearly 1,500 miles of coastline anchored on the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea, Costa […]

Times Square Edition

NYC’s Times Square Gets New Addition: The Edition

It may have taken seven years, but the new Times Square Edition hotel now open at Seventh Avenue and West 47th Street in New York City marks a milestone for Marriott International and Edition-brand creator Ian Schrager.

Apps for travel

Travel Apps More Trouble than They’re Worth?

A traveler hits unexpected traffic on the way to the airport and isn’t quite sure where to return the rental car. In the terminal, there’s a huge line at check-in and uncertainty about the departure gate number because the mobile app on the traveler’s smartphone won’t load. Sound familiar?

Gold Coasts: Head to the Med for These Cruise Port Gems

By Craig Middleton The Mediterranean coast is brimming with incredible sites, cultures, food, and experiences. Here are five must-see sites on the Mediterranean coast worth the cruise.

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Lark Ellen Gould -- Award-Winning Journalist

Lark has been a travel journalist for more than 30 years. She shares weekly news and reviews on all facets of travel. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure or planning a trip for someone else, Lark’s insight on cruise travel, air travel, hotels, resorts, popular activities, attractions and destinations will keep trips cost- and time-efficient, and help all the travel go that much more smoothly.