Focus on Culinary Travel 2015: Travel Weekly

September 10, 2020 0

Cruise lines partner with celebrity chefs By Rebecca Tobin A lunchtime event last month to promote the new talent on the Norwegian Escape was star-studded — if you approach celebrity from a particular, gastronomic standpoint. […]

A walk through Japan: Travel Weekly

September 10, 2020 0

Day 8 I awoke for an early morning onsen dip and was rewarded with a magnificent moon setting behind a mountain ridge on the outskirts of Kiso-Fukushima. The onsen (hot spring) at Takaragawa in Gunma […]

The three republics of the Caucasus: Travel Weekly

September 10, 2020 0

••• Our last-but-not-least stop on the Caucasus itinerary was Baku, the glamorous and cosmopolitan capital of oil-rich Azerbaijan on the shores of the Caspian Sea. “The new Dubai,” Tepper calls it, “but with history and […]

The geological wonder of Iceland: Travel Weekly

September 10, 2020 0

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — Suddenly, it seemed, everyone was talking about Iceland. In 2010, the volcano with the tongue-twister name (Eyjafjallajokull, one of some 130 volcanoes on the island, both active and not) put this country […]

Peter Pan boomers: Travel Weekly

September 10, 2020 0

In the field Frontiers North Adventures prides itself on making polar bear viewing accessible. The Winnipeg, Manitoba-based company’s travel levels have more to do with access to window seats and a photo specialist than with […]

Kenya flaunts its magic: Travel Weekly

September 10, 2020 0

Fear is a four-letter word In his media keynote address, Peter Greenberg, travel editor for CBS News, cited Kenya’s 6% growth rate, visa waits dropping to three days (they can now be obtained online) and […]

Virtual reality check: Travel Weekly

September 10, 2020 0

A VR primer First, it’s important to define VR, because even within the VR world there are some nuances. According to industry experts, true VR constitutes an eye-covering headset that closes the viewer off to […]

Rock star onboard: Travel Weekly

September 8, 2020 0

MichaelThe mensch According to Tom Taffel, head of All-Cruise Travel in San Jose, Calif., all of those traits are found in Michael Shapiro, who has been cruise director with French Polynesia specialist Paul Gauguin Cruises […]

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