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The ‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ Championships

The ‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ Championships

There was huge buzz and dancing day and night onboard Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam. Though the ‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ program has been a fixture on all of Holland America Line’s cruises for some time, this sailing was particularly special.

Rappelling Into a Pirate’s Cave

Rappelling Into a Pirate’s Cave

I am a little bit of an adventure junky, so when asked if I wanted to rappel down a 130-foot sea cliff above the opening of a pirate cave landing onto a boat in the ocean, I had to say yes. I was at Roca Partida, a coastal area in Los Tuxtlas, located near Veracruz on the Gulf of Mexico. The beach here is known for a sea cave that locals say was used by pirates as a hideout for their ships — the cave looks exactly like a cookie-cutter cutout of a ship, so it’s an easy story to believe.

How Not to Explore the Galapagos Islands

How Not to Explore the Galapagos Islands

On a recent trip to the famed Galapagos Islands, I was determined to stick to a strict travel budget. I had traveled abroad on the cheap many times before – through China for three weeks, around Japan for two, and so on – and I saw no reason why the Galapagos Islands could not be similarly planned.

The Screen’s the Thing at Kimpton’s Eventi

The Screen’s the Thing at Kimpton’s Eventi

Marty Wentzel blogs about New York City and its tantalizing arts scene, from world-class museums to top-drawer live entertainment. During her recent trip to the Big Apple, a Kimpton hotel called Eventi took that passion to new heights with its Big Screen Plaza.

A Fantasyland Fit for a Princess

A Fantasyland Fit for a Princess

Disneyland just gets happier for princes and princesses throughout the land: Fantasyland at Disneyland Resort is renovated and princesses from stories of every land now have a place to call home.

Catching my First Waves in Kauai

Catching my First Waves in Kauai

During my last visit to Kauai, I finally had the chance to take a proper surf lesson with Kauai Surf School, and it made all the difference. I went from fumbling in the waves to actually hanging 10 in just under two hours.

Cruising Through St. Kitts

Cruising Through St. Kitts

When I visited St. Kitts a couple years ago, the island was in the midst of successfully transferring from a sugar-based economy to one based on tourism. Looking at the island through the eyes of a cruise passenger, I could see that St. Kitts was perfectly poised to welcome the cruise traveler on a tight schedule.