A Cruise for Music Lovers

A Cruise for Music Lovers

Our after-dinner stroll on Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam landed us in the middle of a lively indoor street bash. Outside the Rolling Stone Rock Room several couples boogied to “A Hard Day’s Night,” others clapped along and more than a...
Caribbean Sun, Sand and Savings

Caribbean Sun, Sand and Savings

One island resembles a U.S. city, with teeming streets and sidewalks and shops galore. Another is a tiny dot of mostly unspoiled wilderness. The third bridges the gap, with a something-for-everyone variety of ambience and activities. Adding to the appeal is that the...
When’s the last time you visited Disneyland?

When’s the last time you visited Disneyland?

When I first started going to Disneyland shortly after the park opened in 1955, the most advanced high-tech item you could buy was an authentic Davy Crockett coonskin cap. You wore it proudly and recorded your visit (in black and white) with your trusty Brownie Sure...
A Foodie’s Delight, All Aboard!

A Foodie’s Delight, All Aboard!

Oceania Insignia: A Foodie’s Delight By Candyce H. Stapen Deciding whether to order a second lobster and filet mignon sandwich for lunch proved an almost daily dilemma for me onboard Oceania Cruises Insignia. Lucky enough to be the guest of my friend Barbara and...
Visitor Attractions close to OBX

Visitor Attractions close to OBX

Tiny North Carolina Town Has America’s Largest Bird Park By Fred J. Eckert One of the most delightful and distinctive visitor attractions in the United States is a place you’ve probably never heard of located in a tiny North Carolina town of which...