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JetBlue Launches 1st Cuba Flights

JetBlue has announced its first flights to Cuba starting on August 31. Fly from Fort Lauderdale to Santa Clara, Camaguey and Holguin starting at $99 one-way. This Fall, the airline expects to launch flights to Havana from JFK, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale. More at JetBlue.com.

La Cite du Vin Opens in Bordeaux

Bordeaux, France has welcomed a stunning new museum dedicated to the history of wine – La Cite du Vin. Enjoy immersive exhibits on winemaking as well as temporary art installations. The museum is open 7 days a week. Tickets €20 (adults), €16 (ages 18 – 23, seniors), €10 (children) and include 1 glass of wine for adults. More […]

New Train Connection to Denver Airport Open

Denver has inaugurated a new rail link between the airport and downtown. The University of Colorado A Line makes the trip from the airport in 37 minutes, stopping at 8 stations including Union Station. Trains depart every 15 minutes and the fare is $9 one-way. More info on the RTD website.

National Park Week April 16 – 24

This year’s National Park Week runs April 16 – 24. Every national park will offer free admission during the week as well as special events and Earth Day celebrations. Read more here.



Stockholm glistens majestically in the warmer months as residents pour into the streets and explore the city’s 30,000 islands and islets. Meander through the picturesque old town, explore a historic sailing vessel or take a ferry to a sparsely populated outer island for a unique vacation that, thanks to a stronger dollar, is no longer […]

How to Travel to Cuba

How to Travel to Cuba

  Update June 2017: Personal travel is again off limits for Americans. Check the Treasury Department website for more details. Tourism to Cuba is booming, up 25% year on year, and with the recent loosening of US travel regulations, arrivals to the island are likely to skyrocket. Whether the country is ready for the influx […]

New Met Breuer Opens in NYC

New York City’s Metropolitan Museum opens its new contemporary art museum The Met Breuer today. Explore the art of the 20th and 21st centuries in the former Whitney Museum building. Open every day except Mondays. Click for more info on the Met’s website.

$99 Hotel Rooms in NYC

We don’t often see room rates in Manhattan as low as $99 per night but the Hotel Pennsylvania across from Penn Station is offering just that on its newly renovated rooms. Even better, the rate includes early check-in at 11am, high speed internet access, fitness club and more. Rates start at $99 per night and […]

Europe’s Best Beer Drinking Destinations

Europe’s Best Beer Drinking Destinations

Beer experts Bob and Ellie Tupper have just released their new book, Drinking in the Culture, an exhaustive guide to all the best places to drink beer in Europe. Here are their top 10 favorites in an excerpt from the book. #10.  Sheffield, England.  Hop off a train and into a bar. Many European cities […]

The Truth about REAL ID

The Truth about REAL ID

2016 is the year the Feds promise to crack down on REAL ID hold-outs. Or is it? What is an Enhanced Driver’s License (EDL) and will that be good enough? There’s a lot of information out there about REAL ID and EDLs so what is truth and what is fiction? Here’s what you need to […]

Rabat, Morocco

Rabat, Morocco’s capital city, is flush with history and culture unbeknownst to the many Morocco-bound tourists who flock to Tangiers and Casablanca. For those who venture off the beaten path, however, Rabat will prove just as rewarding.