Crystal shortens the cruise commitment

Crystal Cruises is one of the world’s top luxury cruise lines, with two large, lavish oceangoing ships and a growing fleet of purpose-built river cruise ships, with even more on order. The line’s specialty: luxury voyages around the world that can stretch from several weeks to several months of uncompromising splendour. For those who don’t […]

Southwest adventure tour explores some of America’s natural wonders

  Perched on the lip of the Grand Canyon’s North Rim, I gaze vertiginously down upon stratum upon stratum of multihued rock lie stacked beneath me, each representing a geological epoch. Dating back over two billion years, they reveal more dramatically than anywhere else on earth how our world was formed, while two miles below, […]

Discovering the desert playground of Las Vegas

I’ve been to the Grand Canyon before – but I’ve never seen it like this. We’re hovering above the canyon in a helicopter that makes me think of Wonder Woman’s invisible plane – wrap around windows give us 180-degree views. From above the canyon is jaw-droppingly beautiful in its depth and immenseness. I try to take […]

Plenty of Pacific voyages for sailing adventure

As much as I love travelling overseas to Europe, Asia and abroad, I have to admit that it’s really nice to be able to take a domestic flight to catch a cruise. The good news is that this year there are more choices than ever for those looking to cruise – at least one way […]

Lost in Wales reader stumbles on Caerphilly Castle

A few years ago, my partner and I drove through southeast Wales, without a map. We were heading north to Herefordshire to start our holiday after a family wedding in Cardiff. This was my first visit to Wales, so I didn’t know what towns or motorways to look for, and of course nothing looked familiar […]

Like it Buy it 2017: final day to get huge discounts

Thursday is here, and that means there are only a few hours left to save at But if you’re in the market for great deals on getaways, cruises, new cars, jewelry, furniture or entertainment, you’ll still find plenty of deals. And don’t forget about Father’s Day and Mother’s Day, too. But go quickly to save […]