Cactus Bloom Scottsdale Roaming Boomers

Springtime Cactus Bloom in Scottsdale, Arizona

Springtime in the Sonoran Desert presents us with one of creation’s greatest dichotomies: ugly plants producing incredibly beautiful flowers. Read on…

Rovellon Mushroom La Boqueria Barcelona

Rovellons from Barcelona’s La Boqueria Market

These tasty mushrooms are a popular delicacy in the Catalan region of Spain. Read on…

St Paul's Cathedral London

No Photography Rules in Many of Europe’s Iconic Landmarks

The story of my childish whining when I learned that there was no photography allowed inside St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. Read on…

Travel News & Tips

National Park Week 2014

National Park Week: 9 Great Days, 9 Great Ways to Celebrate

FREE entrance to all 401 National Parks this weekend, plus much more. Read on…

Silversea Silver Cloud

Top Ocean and River Cruise Destinations

River cruising has jumped into the #4 spot on the list. To see the other destinations, read on…


Top 25 Travelers’ Choice World and U.S. Destinations

It seems like traditional favorites are moving down the list, while cities like Marrakech and Istanbul are quickly moving up. Read on…

Travel Services


Two-Week Exclusive Virtuoso Travel Network Cruise Sale

We’ve got exclusive offers from 12 different ocean and river cruise lines, and then add our complimentary VIP amenities. Unbeatable values! Read on…

Solo Traveler River Cruises

Solo Traveler River Cruises

For a limited time, no single supplement charges on 12 different river cruise itineraries with 52 departure dates. Read on…

Virtuoso Traveler Magazine

Family Travel Getaways for 2014

Our 52-page digital Virtuoso Traveler magazine this month features beach breaks, multigenerational cruises, and kid-friendly escapes. Read on…