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Disney Cruise Line eliminates vaccination requirement for children ages 5 to 11

Disney Cruise Line is dropping its requirement for children over the age of 5 to be fully vaccinated before sailing. The cruise line’s website reads: “Beginning September 2, 2022, for sailings departing US and Canadian ports, Disney Cruise Line will require Guests ages 12 and older to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the time…

60 Second Geography – Beyond Exotic in Morocco

Known as the gateway to Africa, the country of Morocco is situated in the north of the continent and shares close ties to Europe… culturally and location-wise. With just 8 miles of sea to cross before reaching Spain, the mixture of sometimes vastly different places has created an exotic and exciting location. The busy streets…

How to Haggle Without Being a Jerk

Dear Travel IQ: I will be going to Turkey soon, and I’m looking forward to the opportunity to bargain hunt for a really nice rug.  However, I don’t want to be a jerk when negotiating with the shop owners in the marketplace. What is the best way to haggle without being a jerk? Signed: Too…

5 Reasons to Visit Trinidad other than Carnival

When you think of Trinidad, the first thing that comes to mind is…Carnival with its spectacular costumes and jump-up calypso, but Trinidad isn’t just about bacchanal and masqueraders, there’s so much more to see year-round. Pointe a Pierre Wildfowl Trust The Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust is located in South Trinidad. It is an expansive area set…

Anguilla – Feeling is Believing

Who comes to love Anguilla? Much is made of the rich and famous who come to this island haven to hide in plain sight, to mingle undisturbed. But for every celebrity, there are the thousands of visitors every year who come for the warm hospitality of the people, the brilliance of the beaches, and the…

10 Great Travel Destinations Worldwide

Travel inspires the human psyche. Whether seeking adventure, culture, great food, new experience or some combination of each, travel holds the promise of new challenges. With a literal world of choices, deciding where to travel can sometimes be a daunting undertaking. Here are ten great locations to get your inner explorer engaged to the max.…

10 Lesser-Known Monuments to Visit in New York City’s Central Park

There are few cities anywhere as vibrant as New York City. At almost any hour of the day the city hums with activity. Almost everyone is familiar with New York’s classic sites like the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the 9-11 Memorial and the Statue of Liberty. But there are a few excellent monuments…

Lights, Camera, Action, Travel!

Have you watched a movie filmed in a familiar setting and recognized buildings, a restaurant or a street? Have you ever wanted to visit a location after seeing a film? Watch the “Borne Identity,” and you will see many Parisian locations. If you are ever in Prague, look for the many easily identifiable scenes from…

A Walk Through Sussex, England’s Wine Country

Now is the time for wine and nature lovers to rejoice; not only do Sussex vineyards produce beautiful wines, they also provide opportunities to sample, tour the vineyards and meet the Vintners. Fizz On Foot, which offers guided walk and wine tasting tours, combines the great outdoors with walks through great British wine country. From…

How to Improve Your Airline Flight Experience

I understand the journey is supposed to be as important as the destination, but I am not certain that aphorism applies to airline travel, especially in coach seating. There’s that kid just behind you foot-kicking your seat like a base drum, and the overly-talkative fellow right next to you who wants to explain pickleball. An…