Among cruising highlights: The Rhine Gorge with castles on the shoreline. (Fletcher/Newbern photo ©2018)

Scenic Cruises’ Scenic Ruby sails the Danube, Main and Rhine rivers in style throughout the year, allowing cruisers to take advantage of Europe’s musical heritage,...

Photo courtesy of NOPSI

New Orleans’ NOPSI Hotel opened July 2017 to fanfare not only as a new luxury address for visitors but for its historic connection to the city. Named for New Orleans Public Service Inc., it’s the site of the city’s former utility company headquar...

Photo courtesy of B on Canal Street

As New Orleans celebrates its 300th birthday, a new hotel is celebrating its Spring 2018 launch following a multi-million-dollar renovation.

Located at 1300 Canal Street in a 15-story building dating to the 1930s, the 155-room B on Can...

Architecturally stunning Casa Monica Resort & Spa is the historic, iconic choice for luxury accommodations from which to explore America’s first city, St. Augustine, FL. Upon check-in, we were promised this Kessler Collection property is at the city’s epicenter and ver...

A wreath marks the balcony room where Dr. Martin Luther Kings Jr. was shot at the Lorraine Hotel, Memphis, which is now the National Civil Rights Museum. (Fletcher/Newbern photo)

An emotional rollercoaster awaits at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis.

Visitors o...

One of the youngest landmasses on Earth, Iceland formed when volcanoes rose from the ocean floor where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates meet. Located 915 miles from Norway, it drew early explorers, such as Vikings, from as early as the 800s. Today’s expl...

Having relished extensive ocean cruising the past two decades, in recent years we’ve added several river cruises in the mix, with great delight. Our latest, aboard the 158-passenger AmaViola provided several check-offs on our must-see list: the Danube, Prague, Budapest...

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