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Thursday, January 20, 2022

History and beaches abound in St. Augustine

Visitors may enjoy a carriage ride in the historic district. Photo/submitted By Victor Block In 1607, a small band of settlers founded the first permanent English...

Aruba is the perfect winter getaway

An explosion of scarlet, purple and other vivid colors of lush tropical foliage sets off a gleaming white sand beach that rims the azure sea.

Walt Disney World Food & Wine event has something for everyone

Wine and food Mecca awaits you at the 18th Annual Epcot International Food and Wine Festival at Walt Disney World from Sept. 27 to Nov. 11.

Cruising on the romantic Rhine

Whether from the deck or the sliding glass door in my cabin, there was always something to see, from steep vineyard hills and medieval castles to industrial plants.

Music, marvelous meals – and museums

Mardi Gras World By Victor Block Quick quiz: Think jazz and blues played in music clubs and by street musicians outside. If you guess that describes...

St. Kitts offers Caribbean flair and historical attractions

A view of one of St. Kitts’ inviting beaches. By Victor Block The islands are about two miles and a 45-minute ferry boat ride apart. They...

Caribbean island Nevis: Birthplace of Alexander Hamilton

The islands are two miles and a 45-minute ferry boat ride apart. From the air, one resembles a ball and the other a chubby baseball bat. They share their history and a common government.  Yet Nevis (pronounced Nee-vis) and St. Kitts each has its own distinct personality.  

The Top of the Hill Gang just won’t sit still

Men and women over 50 who are looking for increased social connections in an athletic and sporting setting have come together in The Top of the Hill Gang of New England (http://www.tohg.org/). They gather and enjoy one another’s company year round, “sharing common interests that nourish our love of being active and having fun.” They ski, hike, bike, travel and socialize together. They play golf, tennis, kayak and do hosteling, enjoy social events including dinner dances, clambakes, riverboat rides and game nights. They go to cultural venues such as museums and musical concerts.

For a day of fun consider…

Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant Website: newportplayhouse.com Phone: 401-848-PLAY (7529)   Foxwoods Casino Resort Website: foxwoods.com Phone: 800-369-9663   Boston Duck Tours Website: bostonducktours.com Phone: 617-267-3825   Kennebunkport, Maine – Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Arundel Chamber of Commerce Website: gokennebunks.com/pages/towns/kennebunkport Phone: 207-967-0857   Spirit...

Jamaica – much more than just resorts

A beach in Negril. Photos/submitted By Victor Block One meal my wife Fyllis and I will long remember was a gourmet five-course candle-lit dinner served in a...