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Striking landscape photos from around the world

Life often moves at an unforgiving pace. Deadlines and pressures build up. Days go by in a blur. For many photographers, myself included, landscape photography provides a much-needed opportunity to go outside, to switch off the phone and get away from the daily demands on our time. More like this: …

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Flight Deals: Book Those Costa Rica, Mexico, and Belize Beach Trips Now

Yacht life in Belize City. Image: Matyas Rehak / Shutterstock.com Yes, we know. It was just a few weeks ago that we ran a post about Southwest’s great summer sale, but crazy as it is, a new Southwest summer sale is even better, especially for beach bums and foodie types.    The carrier …

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How to Get Vacation Ready

When Lindsay Gordon-Faranda came back from a recent vacation with family to the Caribbean island of St. Kitts, one item on her schedule was a retreat with co-workers from the Office of Duke Health Development and Alumni Affairs. At the event, they listened to a speaker who discussed the warning …

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Travel dos and don’ts

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – This happens to even the most experienced travelers. Or so I kept telling myself when one of my trusty travel gadgets bit the dust in Barcelona.  I’ve been a travel professional for almost 20 years now and have been lucky enough to experience many interesting and …

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What you need to know about traveling abroad this summer

Escaping to an overseas retreat this summer? From the bustling cities of Europe to the sunny, tropical beaches of the Caribbean, here’s everything you need to know about staying healthy and safe before, during, and after your vacation. Now that warm weather is here to stay, it’s time to plan …

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You can take your baby on a cruise, but should you?

There are many things to consider when deciding whether to take your baby on a cruise. But as a first-time cruiser, Julie Belben didn’t realize just how complicated it could be to cruise with her baby — until it was too late. Now she has a list of complaints about …

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Relief at the beach

It’s a fine beach weekend with the weather cooperating as much as you could expect during these summer months.   Fact is, there’s general relief along the Atlantic beaches due to a beneficial (although light) ocean breeze.   Inland temperatures tend to be about 5 degrees hotter, by the way, and lacking …

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Part of Miami Beach ‘destroyed’ by hurricane getting fixed

Ivis Brioso walked along the beach with her 3-year-old grandson on a Thursday morning, searching for a place to sit and enjoy the sun. But a big chunk of sand was missing. The beach dropped off steeply from the level of the nearby walking path, leaving only a narrow strip …

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Sunwing encourages Canadians to book their beach vacation now before time runs out

TORONTO, July 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Summer is ticking by more quickly than you think, so Canadians looking to maximize the value of their time spent on the beach will need to move fast. Just launched today, Sunwing is offering last-minute savings on a selection of value-added vacation packages …

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Gov. Rick Scott Vows Tough Action Against Cuba At Hialeah Campaign Rally

Florida governor Rick Scott, who is running for U.S. Senate, said during a campaign rally Friday that the country should be firmer in its relations with Cuba, before acknowledging the existence of climate change.  Standing in front of more than a dozen Cuban-Americans at the Goodlet Theatre in Hialeah, Scott …

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