A reluctant cruiser changes her view

This cruise was relatively quiet and elegant in a subtle way. Yes, there was a big chandelier in the middle of the dining room, but the décor throughout was simple. I did not miss that there were no taffeta drapes or bed pillows.

At airports around the world, kid play spaces take off

Philadelphia International Airport has Ready For Takeoff in Terminal A-East, which features a jumbo jet, along with a control tower and tug. Children can pretend to be pilots, passengers, drivers, or air traffic controllers.

At airports around the world, kid play spaces take off

Philadelphia International Airport has Ready For Takeoff in Terminal A-East, which features a jumbo jet, along with a control tower and tug. Children can pretend to be pilots, passengers, drivers, or air traffic controllers.

Vintage trailer resorts offer a road trip without a hitch

They cater to people who are captivated by quirky chic or mid-century design, want to reminisce about bygone Americana or crave a nomadic lifestyle but don't have the budget or space for their own RV.

Vintage trailer resorts offer a road trip without a hitch

They cater to people who are captivated by quirky chic or mid-century design, want to reminisce about bygone Americana or crave a nomadic lifestyle but don't have the budget or space for their own RV.

Travel Navigator: Don’t forget this on your next trip

"Younger people forgot things like food, chargers, and socks. Older people forgot things like medication, eyewear, and shampoo," says an executive with a travel product company about its survey.

Travel Navigator: Don’t forget this on your next trip

"Younger people forgot things like food, chargers, and socks. Older people forgot things like medication, eyewear, and shampoo," says an executive with a travel product company about its survey.
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Judge threatens to stop Carnival ships from docking in US

A federal judge has threatened to temporarily block Carnival Corp. from docking cruise ships at ports in the United States as punishment for a possible probation violation

JetBlue to offer flights to London from N.Y. and Boston

JetBlue plans to join bigger rivals in offering flights between the U.S. and Europe, starting with London in 2021.

Broadway Beat: ‘Tootsie’ the musical, Morrissey at the Lunt-Fontanne, and other hot shows opening soon

Also opening just in time for Tony consideration: "Ink," a British import about the wicked world of UK tabloid journalism. Off-Broadway, the buzz is about The Shed at Hudson Yards, a brand-new venue.

Travel Navigator: Intoxicated passengers make for unruly skies

In 2017, altercations on flights increased 35 percent from the previous year. The International Air Transport Association said 27 percent of the cases involved alcohol consumption or some other kind of intoxication.

Loyal hotel members peeved over their missing perks

Marriott representatives acknowledged that the new combined reward program has been plagued with problems, including members who haven’t been able to get room upgrades or free nights they’d earned.

A backcountry refuge in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains draws the most visitors of any U.S. national park, with nearly 11.5 million in 2018; in comparison, the Grand Canyon attracted 6.4 million and Yellowstone and Yosemite a little more than 4 million each.

He’s biking around the world, with a cat on his back (and shoulder and on his handlebars)

Dean Nicholson was pedaling up a hill in Bosnia, near the border of Montenegro, when he heard a plaintive meow.He looked over his shoulder — and saw a gray-and-white kitten chasing him up the incline.

Field-tested Travel Tip: Seeking Medical Care Overseas (Part II)

Though you might not be traveling overseas specifically for medical considerations, if you face some major expenses in your future, it could be worth researching options in the country you are visiting.

An extended cruise is more than the sum of its parts

We recently experienced an unforgettable, extended 25-day cruise on Crystal Cruises, sailing from Charleston, S.C., to Maui, Hawaii, aboard the Serenity.

Wow Air abruptly shuts down, stranding passengers

In a travel alert signaling the abrupt collapse, the airline based in Ireland urged passengers to look elsewhere to complete their trips, noting that other airlines may offer "so-called rescue fares, in light of the circumstances."

Return a “borrowed” item to this historic New Orleans hotel and you could win a free stay

The Roosevelt hotel is accepting from anyone "any item from any time period in the building's hotel history" and will reward someone with a seven-night hotel package valued at $15,000 as part of its Historic Giveback Contest.

What happens when your aircraft is grounded

While this month’s 737 Max grounding was a minor inconvenience for travelers, airline insiders say it created more chaos behind the scenes.

On the Arizona border, once a technicality and now a barrier

We had come to Sasabe, Ariz., population not much more than a couple of handfuls, to absorb some local history and spend a few days at Rancho de la Osa, just a half-mile from Mexico.

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