| Jul 12, 2012
Cruise lines' private islands, with their aquamarine lagoons, barbecue lunch, live entertainment and activities, usually figure as passengers' favorite port of call on guest feedback forms. Recently, the cruise lines have been adding a greater dimension...
| Dec 9, 2012
Vac-Asian China & Tibet
Roundtrip airfare from LAX to Bangkok 8 nights accommodations in upscale hotels · 4 nights in 4-Star Traders Hotel in Beijing · 3 nights in the 4-Star Jardin Secret Hotel in Lhasa, Tibet Highlights: Visits to the Forbidden City...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Disney Cruise Line is bringing all its ships home to Florida in 2014.
The Disney Magic will make its way to Port Canaveral joining the line's two newest ships, the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy, while the Disney Wonder will be based out of Miami.
| Jul 30, 2012
Prior to Hurricane Katrina, Sidney Torres IV was mainly an expert in real estate. But in short order post-K, he became the rock star of the trash collection world.
Now, Torres has gone from trash man to paradise. Torres purchased and is restoring a 32...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Maya and Kona, ages 3 and 4, just met, but they were BFF by the time their mothers finished signing them in at AKA, the children’s program at Atlantis in the Bahamas. They were so busy discovering the dollhouse they barely noticed as the moms left...
| Aug 19, 2012
Some people are happy collecting fast cars or nice watches. But the ultimate vanity purchase may be the private island.
Billionaire Richard Branson owns several. Magician David Copperfield has a dozen. Singer Celine Dion is trying to sell hers. And...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 3:09 PM
For T'Erea Brown, the six minutes after she ran the fastest 400-meter hurdles time of her life were torture.
The University of Miami grad out of Hampton High lowered her all-time personal best by 51/100ths of a second to claim third place in her...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 5:54 AM
Dickinson State standout now Olympic gold medalist
Former Dickinson State standout Ramon Miller ran the anchor leg of the 1,600-meter relay team from the Bahamas that won the gold medal Friday night at the Olympics.
Miller trailed Angelo Taylor of...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:43 PM
On Monday, Federal Employees will be off work and other U.S. citizens will have the day free as well, all because of an accident.
“When I was in school, Columbus Day was a day off,” Hagerstown resident Emily Ricketts, 23, said. “...
| Apr 10, 2012
Jay Middour's flight to the Bahamas never happens because of a code-sharing disaster. His vacation is ruined and the airline still has his money. Can this trip be saved?
Q: We booked a ticket from Washington to the Bahamas recently through Expedia. It...
| Oct 3, 2012
Disney Cruise Line offers a 3-night cruise to the Bahamas with stops in Nassau plus Disney's private island Castaway Cay for as low as $445 for the ocean-view room. What's more, balcony rooms are as low as $475.
The Dream sails out of Port Canaveral on a...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 4:00 AM
A high seas adventure. Ken Poling, from Mishawaka, has a great summer story. He participated in the Teacher Field Experience with Shedd Aquarium. “Biology in the Bahamas” is a professional development program for teachers interested in...