Cruising is back soon: What’s your pick?

Cruising is back soon: What’s your pick?

By Eileen Ogintz What’s on your bucket list? Maybe Alaska, cruising the California Coast, Mexico, Hawaii or perhaps the Caribbean? How about a cruise with vaccinated passengers, crew and many enhanced health and safety protocols? Princess, Carnival, and Holland...
Time Travel to Ancient Civilizations

Time Travel to Ancient Civilizations

As Well As to World-Famous Beaches with Atlas Ocean Voyages By Eileen Ogintz Let’s time travel — back to Ancient Egypt and Greece. The Best Part: Bragging Rights to cruising a new way on Atlas Ocean Voyages’ newly constructed expedition ship World Navigator, the...
In Jamaica, it’s all about YA MON

In Jamaica, it’s all about YA MON

By Eileen Ogintz OCHO RIOS, Jamaica — “You call to everyone and everyone calls to you,” says Captain Gregory Chance.  “That’s what’s different about Jamaica,” he says, “Everyone is so friendly. Even if you don’t know the person, it’s common courtesy to say...
Can’t choose entree? Choose everything!

Can’t choose entree? Choose everything!

By Eileen Ogintz OCHO RIOS, Jamaica — It’s hard to choose what to have for lunch… a Greek salad, Jerk Chicken, a burger… a shrimp BLT… calamari or maybe the special Jamaican meat patty that looks and tastes like an oversized empanada. We’re beach side at Sandals...
Wedding are back at Sandals in Jamaica

Wedding are back at Sandals in Jamaica

By Eileen Ogintz OCHO RIOS, Jamaica — The music alerted those of us in the water and on the beach as the bride floated down the dock in her long, white dress to the Gazebo. It was just the bride, the groom, the officiant, and photographer this afternoon at...
What’s ahead for summer

What’s ahead for summer

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Got your summer vacation planned yet? If you are thinking about renting an RV or a car, heading to popular national park lodges or camping, you need to book or you may be out of luck as road and RV trips to national parks appear...