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  • Kauai for adventurers

    You've signed the release forms, cinched yourself into a full-body harness, strapped on the tactical helmet and jostled out to the rugged Kauai jungle in the back of a six-wheeled, all-terrain Pinzgauer. You've mounted the platform, peered down your...
  • Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race to set sail

    Find your sea legs during a hands-on sailing adventure on the 73-foot schooner Dirigo II as it joins in the 61st running of the Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race, the largest international yacht race in the world. Other upcoming trips aboard the ship include...
  • Big cruise deals are washing in

    Consumers are drowning in a sea of bad economic news. So are cruise lines. Consumers, though, are under no obligation to spend their money, but ships do have to sail. To fill their ships' berths, cruise lines are floating deals and making offers you...
  • Cruising small

    There are cruises. And then there are cruises for people who hate cruises--at least of the big-ship variety. Some of the newer ships are so monstrous you might as well be in Vegas instead of on the water. There's as much temptation to stay aboard as to...
  • Yachts encountering real pirates of the Caribbean

    When two men wielding cutlasses and a third brandishing a gun burst onto their yacht at 1:30 in the morning, Allison Botros and the seven others aboard suddenly realized that "Pirates of the Caribbean" is not just a movie. "Give us your money or we...
  • Qingdao, China -- a six-pack of surprises

    Qingdao, China I had been trying to learn Mandarin at Beijing Language and Culture University and still had about 3,500 Chinese characters to memorize with two months left in the semester. It was going slowly and, often, not well. So, taking a note...
  • Tours and cruises in the U.S., Canada and Italy

    ARIZONA Luxury in the desert Hop in a limo and hunt for Jimmy Choos during a "Sex and the City"-style, three-hour luxury shopping excursion in Scottsdale. Scout out French lingerie, jewelry, clothing and more at boutiques in the Arizona city. Info:...
  • Sailing the Arctic, expect big chills, quiet thrills

    Longyearbyen, Norway We are sailing up the fiord rimmed by mountains and ice, leaving the final outpost of civilization behind us. It's a September evening just past 11 o'clock at 81 degrees latitude, not far from the north pole. Even this late in...
  • Tours and cruises: Mexico, Canada, Greece, Mali and South Africa

    CANADA Paint and cruise Learn how to paint classics such as "driftwood in morning light" and "water and reflections" while cruising among British Columbia's Gulf Islands. Instructor Mark Hobson will tutor passengers in watercolor techniques as the 92-...
  • The port report

    The port report
    The holiday glitter is but a memory. And for some travelers that can mean only one thing: It's time to choose this year's cruise. Or maybe past time if you want the best deals. These days, half of passengers book their voyages more than seven months...
  • From Oahu to Kauai by catamaran

    From Oahu to Kauai by catamaran
    As with many adventure stories, this one started in a bar. Sipping a post-work CoCoNut Porter at the Yard House in Waikiki with Jim — a family friend who's well connected in the sailing world — I imposed the request that led to the story....