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What’s it really like to cruise in Southeast Asia?

James, the tour guide at the Kinabalu Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its tall mountain and diversity of flora, was a nice guy as well as a member of a headhunting tribe. Headhunting has been outlawed in … Continue reading

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Beyond the Derby: Louisville, Ky.’s dynamic dining scene

The city known for the Kentucky Derby and its renowned bourbon trail inspires gastronomic adventures that reach far beyond the notion of southern comfort food. With over 2,500 restaurants and a plethora of specialty food shops, Louisville’s “New Southern” cuisine … Continue reading

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Marvelous Mother’s Day gifts in the Caribbean

Skip the cheesy card and last minute hunt for a generic box of chocolates or a bouquet of flowers. Instead, get creative this year with Mother’s Day gifts that won’t wind up in a re-gifting heap. Yes, the thought does … Continue reading

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Don’t be a data dummy when you travel overseas

Most current wireless phone companies offer international roaming plans, but they tend to be expensive and hard to understand.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Talk is cheap. Unless you travel internationally. Then your wireless phone bill can be expensive — very expensive. At … Continue reading

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This triple-decker jet of the future is also emissions-free

Photo credit: OVI’s Design When double-decker passenger planes became popular, it seemed the sky was the limit. Now it really is: Spanish designer Oscar Vinals recently came up with a new triple-decker aircraft design that would also be zero emission. The AWWA-QG … Continue reading

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Ask the Captain: How flight simulators enhance safety

A Boeing 787 flight simulator at the Boeing Flight Services Miami campus.(Photo: Jose A. Iglesias, El Nuevo Herald via AP) Question: Are flight simulators really a reliable indicator of how a pilot will perform under a real in-flight emergency? – … Continue reading

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Secret savings: Multicity flights a clever option

Travel agents and business travelers know multicity flights well, but they are misty and mysterious for the general public.(Photo: Martha Thierry, Detroit Free Press illustration) Yes, you can fly from A to B. But it’s a lot more fun to … Continue reading

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Photo tour: Beautiful world of color

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Seven European countries where your dollar will go further

Last SlideNext Slide Greece: Ancient ruins, azure waters and whitewashed villages are all within reach this year. Greece made our list of Destinations to Watch in 2015, and for good reason: The country, plagued by political uncertainty and a deep … Continue reading

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New airline fee? Fliers asked for £10 to prove flight was canceled

Photo courtesy of easyJet Easyjet has had its share of ups and downs this month. Let’s take a tally, shall we? First, the airline garnered the sympathy of shocked fliers everywhere when one of its flight attendants was repeatedly punched … Continue reading

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