Bermuda lecture coming March 2018!

Wopnin? February is right around the corner. Everyone will be tuning into Super Bowl LII. Soon thereafter, the clocks will be changing back ahead one hour. Late April brings about the beginning of another Bermuda cruising season. Bermuda, or The Rock, is among the most popular spring and summer destinations. Whether by cruise ship or…

Too cold?: The top five destinations to “chill”

New Year’s week, the northeast was slammed with the third coldest temperatures on record. It was kind of odd watching everyone on TV at Time Square bungled up layer on top of layer. The temperatures were ten degrees or colder. Too cold? The winter weather had everyone wishing they were somewhere else. Who would want…

Winter travel: Be prepared, be healthy, and stay warm!

Has anyone thought this winter would be this frigid? For more than a month, the temperatures in the northeastern United States have been dipping close to zero. The wind chill has made these near-zero temperatures feel five times colder. For those who are looking forward to traveling during these frigid winter months, there’s plenty to…

Dear President Trump: End the airline baggage fee madness!

As we have already heard and read, the airlines have imposed new baggage fees. This time, it’s in regards to carry-on baggage. Flying is growing more and more impossible by the year. The airlines keep finding more ways to inconvenience passengers. No more hot meals in coach class, a fee to check in baggage at…

Amtrak Fall destinations: Something to be-leaf in

Wow, what a summer! Understatement, right? The temporary cancellations didn’t cause that much of a disruption. According to most riders, the summer went rather smoothly. With the summer repairs at New York Penn  Station over, it’s time to focus on the good times that lay ahead. With shiny new rails in place, Amtrak’s trains will…

“Boston: History beyond freedom’s trail” is complete!

There are than a dozen U.S. cities well rooted in history. There are cities well known for sailing, contemporary architecture, cultural diversity, and their sports traditions. We must not forget that there are cities well known for their distinctive accents. The one city that captures the traveler’s imagination in all of these categories is Boston.…

Two Brothers Travel: A travel agency with a golden touch

Since childhood, traveling has been a long-time passion of my brother’s and mine. In February 2009, I joined the New York area shore staff (Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services). Working in the cruising industry has been a true delight. Assisting families and couples with their cruising concerns couldn’t be more rewarding. In August 2011, I…

“Hawaii: Forever erupting with history & culture” taking shape

Aloha! When pineapples, volcanoes, and hula skirts are mentioned, what comes to mind? Hawaii is the correct answer. With its awe-inspiring scenery, romantic landscapes, and memorable Pacific Ocean sunsets, Hawaii is the one destination everybody dreams about. It is the destination which captures the imagination. Hawaii has eight main islands; Oahu, Kauai, Maui, Niihau, Lanai,…

Modobag: A new breed of luggage is ‘on the move’

Everyone has heard airport authorities say “Never leave your luggage unattended.” That’s true. Many travelers have asked “Have you ridden on the Airbus A380?”. Now, imagine someone asking the question, “Have you ever ridden that new piece of luggage?”. Someone is sure to respond “Say what?”. It’s true, because the newest and most innovative piece…