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To Cruise, or Not to Cruise?

The cruise industry carried more than 23 million passengers in 2015, and nine new oceangoing ships will debut this year. But if you’re among the millions of Americans who have never cruised, here’s a primer on what’s happening on the high seas. What’s new in the cruise industry? Ships from mainstream lines continue to break…

When to Boycott A Destination

I’ve traveled all around the world, and Uganda remains perhaps the most beautifully arresting place I have ever visited. So, when my husband and I began thinking of dream trips we could take this year, the chance for me to introduce him to what Winston Churchill called “the pearl of Africa” propelled the country to the top of my list. That was before Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed a bill that imposes prison terms for homosexual acts.

The Comeback: Tijuana

Until recently Tijuana, Mexico, was best left to kids looking for trouble. But a blossoming cultural scene is helping the busy borderland 17 miles south of San Diego turn a sophisticated corner.

The Berlin Wall By Bicycle

Berlin’s infamous wall is mostly dismantled, but its ghost still haunts the once divided city.