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Cruises 2016: Big new ships, submarine trips, 'voluntourism'
by Beth J. Harpaz - January 14, 2016 - 8:45pm
Underwater sightseeing in a glass submarine, shopping with a chef for dinner ingredients and volunteering with locals: These are some of the new options this season for cruise passengers.
Selfie sticks: Tourist convenience or purely narcissi-stick?
by Beth J. Harpaz - January 9, 2015 - 4:07am
Selfies at tourist attractions are nothing new. But until recently, if you wanted a perfectly composed picture of yourself with Times Square or the Colosseum in the background, you might have asked a passer-by to...
Destinations for 2015: Milan, Cuba, Queens and more
by Beth J. Harpaz - December 23, 2014 - 10:24am
Take the subway to Queens and see if you can figure out why it topped Lonely Planet's "best in the U.S." destinations for 2015.
Travel books, for gifts or your own coffee table
by Beth J. Harpaz - December 2, 2014 - 10:16am
Shopping, romance, bucket lists, inspiration and information: All of these things and more can be found in books for travelers that are out this season in time for the holidays.
Sesame Street marks 45th birthday
by Beth J. Harpaz - November 3, 2014 - 3:49pm
You don't get to be the longest-running children's show in TV history by doing the same thing over and over. So even though parents who grew up watching "Sesame Street" can still see old favorites like Big Bird,...
Private tours no longer just for wealthy travelers
by Beth J. Harpaz - June 13, 2014 - 6:07pm
I had one night only in Medellin, Colombia. It was Christmas and I was determined to see Medellin's famous holiday lights. An online search led me to LandVentureTravel.com, which specializes in private Medellin tours....
Jennifer Hudson to headline Carnival cruise shows
by Beth J. Harpaz - January 24, 2014 - 4:04am
Back when she was a nobody, long before she blasted to stardom on "American Idol" and "Dreamgirls," Jennifer Hudson sang on a cruise ship. And on Wednesday, the singer said she would do it again — this time...
New cruise ship to be Super Bowl floating hotel
by Beth J. Harpaz - November 8, 2013 - 1:03am
Beer and football don't usually come to mind when you think about the launch of a cruise ship.
Bullies: They're not just in middle school
by Beth J. Harpaz - October 28, 2013 - 3:10am
Was a losing team bullied? Is your angry spouse a bully? How about that co-worker who's always criticizing you? Or the politicians who forced a government shutdown?
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