Carmel-by-the-Sea provides a perfect, rustic weekend

Carmel-by-the-Sea provides a perfect, rustic weekend

From Travel Pulse One of the most beautiful collaborations between man and nature has to be the seaside bohemian artist village of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Located just five miles south of Monterey, Carmel’s groves of live oaks, pines and Monterey Cypress meet the white silky sands of its pristine beach. What began as an artist colony that […]

Dubuque, Iowa, produces both craft rum and microbrewery beers

Dubuque, Iowa, produces both craft rum and microbrewery beers

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Believe it or not, you can now taste craft rum made in … Iowa. Yes, that’s right, Paradise Distilling Company in Dubuque, Iowa – 1,422 miles from the Bahamanian home of that particular liquor – is taking a try at producing Caribbean-style rums right on the banks of the Mississippi River. The results will […]

Scotland voted world’s most beautiful country

Scotland voted world’s most beautiful country

From Travel Pulse The votes have been counted and Scotland has been pronounced as the most beautiful country in the world by the readers of Rough Guides. Yes, this small nation—known for having a landscape loaded with alluring lochs and rugged islands—beat out bigger countries like Canada, New Zealand and Italy to grab the crown. […]

Learning along the mighty St. Lawrence River

Learning along the mighty St. Lawrence River

“The world is a book and those who do not travel only read one page.” – St. Augustine In his opening remarks, Adventure Canada tour administrator Matthew James Swan echoed St. Augustine as he welcomed 189 travelers and staff to a journey down the St. Lawrence River, one of the largest in the world. Before […]

Sweet Virginia: Explore Roanoke

Sweet Virginia: Explore Roanoke

ROANOKE-Within easy reach of the nation’s capital is another America steeped in history and bootstrap ethics, and welcoming to visitors who take the time to go slow. Radiating out from Roanoke, a mere three- to four-hour amble southwestward from Washington, D.C., and well west of the I-95 corridor, are little towns with names like Floyd, […]

‘A Christmas Story’ house in Cleveland lets you step into the movie

‘A Christmas Story’ house in Cleveland lets you step into the movie

ANALYSIS/OPINION: “You’ll shoot your eye out, kid.” ” Fra-gee-lay. That must be Italian.” “Now where did you hear ‘that word’?” “They traded Bullfrog, I don’t believe it.” The memorable lines from “A Christmas Story” are so numerous that a rundown could become a drinking game – and likely has. But rather than simply reciting the […]

Airlines exchanging miles for Harvey donations

Airlines exchanging miles for Harvey donations

From Travel Pulse To help ramp up support for victims of Hurricane Harvey’s devastation, American and United Airlines are offering bonus miles to anyone makes charitable donations. Members of United Airlines’ Mileage Plus who go to the airline’s fundraising page and give to the American Red Cross, AmeriCares, Airlink or Operation USA will receive between 250 and […]

TripAdvisor may be preparing for a takeover

TripAdvisor may be preparing for a takeover

From Travel Pulse TripAdvisor may be laying the groundwork for a takeover. Previously mentioned as an acquisition target, the company has been making adjustments to its executive severance offerings, which Bloomberg reports might be a sign that the travel site is readying itself for a takeover. The package provides executives who are dismissed within three months of […]

Carnival adds five more Cuba sailings for 2018

Carnival adds five more Cuba sailings for 2018

From Travel Pulse Carnival Cruise Line has announced five additional sailings to Havana, Cuba from Port Tampa Bay in 2018. The Carnival Paradise’s new offerings will set sail next winter with a five-day cruise to Havana departing February 17, 2018. Two other five-day voyages to Havana and Cozumel, Mexico or Key West, Florida are scheduled […]

Myrtle Beach offers ’60 More Days of Summer’ campaign in September, October

Myrtle Beach offers ’60 More Days of Summer’ campaign in September, October

Summer isn’t over until Myrtle Beach says so. Accordingly, the beachfront city in South Carolina will begin its “60 More Days of Summer” campaign Sept. 1 as a way to continue to attract beachgoers and vacationers past the traditional Labor Day marking of the end of the season. Running through October, “60 More Days” focuses […]

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