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It will have nearly as many crew as guests, food and amenities that rival five-star hotels and it’ll be tough enough to chew its way through pack ice at the poles. It’s Scenic Eclipse, and it will go above and beyond any other exploration ship, said Glen Moroney, …

It’s vast, elegant and perhaps a bit politically incorrect. But there’s simply no emotional rush quite like luxuriating in the back seat of a money-green Rolls Royce heading for a stay at Hong Kong’s luxurious Peninsula Hotel. It’s only one of the sinfully rich pleasures of …

The war for South Vietnam is officially over, but it’s not quite clear who eventually won. Although Saigon is now named for Ho Chi Minh and revolutionary banners and slogans are everywhere,  the locals still call the city Saigon. And it’s looking increasingly capitalist by the …

For a change of pace, The Cruisington Times’ executive editor Wallace Immen made a nostalgic trip far from any seaport–to a family reunion in the heart of America. The clock stopped in Lanesboro, Minnesota in the 1950s when the railroad abandoned the line along the …

You’ve come here for a carefree week in the sun. But the newspaper headlines are five inches tall, there are long lineups at banks and store shelves are looking bare. And by the way, your hotel isn’t accepting credit cards and wants cash only. It’s …

There must be a million mojito muddlers in Miami, but I’m nominating  the crew at  the Metropolitan by COMO hotel as numero uno bar team. No, I haven’t had one too many; it’s a fact that the staff at this hotel pay so much attention to every …

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