Apex day 2 – A woman following her dreams

Apex day 2 – A woman following her dreams

By Eileen Ogintz ABOARD THE CELEBRITY APEX, Aegean Sea — Teta Fragedaki had an idea for a new business. She wanted to be home more once her daughter was born so she suggested to her husband she start offering cooking classes during the season in Mykonos. ...
Jamaican Food at Its Best: Star San

Jamaican Food at Its Best: Star San

By Eileen Ogintz PORT ANTONIO, JAMAICA — A pinch of turmeric… a sprinkle of pimento (all-spice). Award-winning and well-known Jamaican Chef Brian Lumley is showing us how to make coconut curry shrimp and just-caught fish—lionfish, parrot fish, snapper—that will...
The White Stallion Ranch experience

The White Stallion Ranch experience

AZ Dude Ranch has been catering to families for decades By Eileen Ogintz MARANA, AZ — So many choices! So many horses! A horseback ride… archery… shooting… e-biking… rock climbing, whether you are a beginner or an expert on the mountains...
A unique Colorado experience

A unique Colorado experience

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Spencer Penrose was of the mind that kids should not be seen or heard. So, when the early 20th-century copper and gold magnate invited friends to his mountain retreat outside Colorado Springs, the kids — and their nannies — were...
Here’s to new culinary adventures!

Here’s to new culinary adventures!

Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency We weren’t supposed to be there, neither were most of the others. But there we were early in September at the bottom of the Grand Canyon rocking and rolling through the famous rapids — two dozen in one day — during our week-long...
Weather can’t spoil a trip to remember down the Grand Canyon

Weather can’t spoil a trip to remember down the Grand Canyon

By Eileen Ogintz DID YOU KNOW: Desert Big Horn Sheep are seen more frequently in the Grand Canyon now that their major food source competitors—wild burros—have been removed. Great Blue Herons, seen everywhere in the canyon, are America’s largest herons. Ravens, often...