What would you name a Norwegian small ship? Hurtigruten, which has been sailing along the coast of Norway for the last 120 years, wants to know.
The company is asking folks to name its newest ship, which is to begin sailing in the autumn of 2016. There are two rules: It must begin with MS and must be a Norwegian word or derived from one.
It also needs to work with the current naming structure of other...Read more
The Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans’ reemerging Central City is reminiscent of a huge attic filled with things that explain a unique cuisine and culinary heritage.
There’s nothing high-tech but plenty to pick up and study, from old-time kitchen gadgets to bottles of Louisiana hot sauce.
“Food is personal and familiar, so we make things accessible,” said Liz Williams, the museum’s...Read more
Elvis Presley by the numbers: Number of films he starred in: 33. Number of No. 1 hit singles: 18. Number of Grammy Award wins: three. Number of U.S. postal stamps: Almost two.
The second Elvis Presley stamp, known officially as the Elvis Presley Commemorative Forever stamp, will roll out during Elvis Week Aug. 8-16 at his one-time home in Memphis, Tenn.
The public is invited to Graceland's lawn at...Read more
These websites may change the way you book your next luxury hotel. Far from the crowd-sourcing crowd, Mr & Mrs Smith and TLSelectHotels.com do their own vetting of hotels they list at good rates, and offer travelers some nice extras too.
TLSelectHotels.com launched Monday as a website out to "tempt savvy travelers" with four- and five-star hotel options. To make a reservation, you must use a travel...Read more
That mai tai you’re drinking on a Hawaiian beach? You can make it even more authentic and see where rum comes — at least, on Oahu — on a new factory tour.
Manulele Distillers, in Kunia Camp about 25 miles northwest of Waikiki, recently began offering 30-minute tours of the grounds and distillery from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays.
After the tour, visitors head to the tasting room to sample the three...Read more