The Dovekeepers of Masada Israel

Roma Downing’s The Dovekeepers: Miniseries airs on CBS, Tuesday, March 31 and Wednesday, April 1, a two-night miniseries based on the New York Times bestselling novel of the same title written by Alice Hoffman. The historical fiction story is based on the real-life events of the Siege of Masada in …


Dreaming of Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria, the third largest island in the Canaries just off the coast of Africa, is a spectacular destination that enjoys more or less year-round good weather. This makes it a popular location for those after a bit of winter sunshine. Whether you are looking for a relaxing break or …


Mike Prickett: An Incredible Journey of Recovery

Who do you become if you can’t be you? That may seem like an odd question, but think about it for a moment. If something was taken away from you that made up a large part of your inherent self, what would you do? If a piece of your identity was …


Chasing bubbles around the world in a fluted glass

Dom Pérignon was said to remark “Come quickly, I am drinking the stars” on quaffing his first glass of champers, and since then, this sparkling golden beverage has found fans from Oscar Wilde to Marilyn Monroe. So whether you’re a Taittinger or a Moet, make like a true decadent and …

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You don’t have to go to Alaska to try dog sledding!

It’s warmer out than I prepare myself for. The sun is shining and the air is a crisp 35 degrees. Perhaps, I think to myself, the 7 layers of mismatched clothing hidden under a fashionable Betty Rides snow bib will keep this Southern California girl just warm enough. Just. As I …

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It’s Not Too Late to Celebrate Mardi Gras with Your Family

If you have ever been to New Orleans, you know that life is more interesting in the place often called the “most unique” city in the United States. Steeped in culture and history, New Orleans is home to one of the most well known celebrations – Mardi Gras. While many …

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99 Things to Do in Oslo, Norway

  If you are looking for a vacation with a whole lot of variety and never a dull moment, Oslo, Norway is the place for you. Rich in culture and history, Oslo prides itself on its ancestry and strong traditions. No matter the season, it’s easy to fill your days …

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Tips For Planning Your First Cruise

Planning your first cruise can be an exciting but nerve wracking time. There are so many cruise lines, ships, ports and destinations to choose from. Then you have to determine a length of stay and of course fill your time on and off the ship. With the help of MSC …

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Unforgettable Ways To Spend Valentines Day

There are only two holidays that encourage us to tell the people around us we love and appreciate them: Thanksgiving and Valentines Day. It isn’t November, so we’re obviously talking about Valentines Day. I’m of the opinion that couples should take any excuse and opportunity they can get to spend …

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4 of the Best Places To Eat In Kauai For A Truly Diverse Experience

One of the strongest reflections of any culture, any place, is it’s cuisine. With it’s distinct asian influences, Polynesian staples and penchant for fresh, locally sourced ingredients, the island of Kauai is a haven for foodies and casual travelers alike. Take a tour with me along the island’s coast as …