Grab a Black-Friday-Cyber Monday travel deal

Grab a Black-Friday-Cyber Monday travel deal

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Beach getaway or snowy adventure? City lights or a remote adventure? Perhaps a cruise… What’s your pick for a 2022 vacation? With kids 5 to 11 eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine and a growing number of adults able to get booster...
The Perfect Day at Coco Cay

The Perfect Day at Coco Cay

By Eileen Ogintz Giant water slides… the largest wave pool and freshwater pool  in the Caribbean… zipline and helium balloon ride. And that’s just for starters at Royal Caribbean’s private island Coco Cay in the Bahamas, where 500 staff live full time to make...
Goldeneye: muse, idyllic respite, more

Goldeneye: muse, idyllic respite, more

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Idyllic, seductive, unique. Not a person, a place. Have you ever been somewhere that makes you consider upending your life to move there? Ian Fleming not only thought about it he did upend his life and move to Jamaica after...
A tropical resort with something for everyone

A tropical resort with something for everyone

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Coconut water, anyone? We’ve just gotten off our horses on a white-sand beach after swimming with them and we’re real thirsty — yes, we were swimming with them. It’s a signature experience. Our young guide, Mwamba “Steady”...
10 reasons to visit Maine

10 reasons to visit Maine

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Like blueberries? Maine is the number one producer of wild blueberries in the country, and you can certainly take your pick of how to eat them if you visit Maine — in pancakes, syrup, ice cream and pie. August is blueberry...
A different kind of Jamaican vacation

A different kind of Jamaican vacation

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency I don’t know which is better — the food, the view, or bragging rights to the Jamaica experience very few have. We’re sitting on the Star San Villa balcony overlooking the famous Blue Lagoon in Port Antonio, Jamaica, being served...