Alaska Through a Porthole

Posted on March 3rd, 2015

The landscape of Alaska, America’s treasure chest of unparalleled natural wonders, is best mirrored in the sliver of land that makes up its southeast corner where astounding inlets, bays and mountains offer a glimpse of the storied wonders lying beyond. This is a two-fisted zone awesome in its beauty—and for the cheechako, as outsiders are called in these parts, there are few better ways to experience it than from the cabin of the many cruise ships hugging the coast.

Antwerp Hotel Picks

Posted on August 1st, 2014

Clients traveling to Antwerp? Recommend these two properties.

Eye on the World: Alaska

Posted on July 31st, 2014

Recommend's Asia and South Pacific Editor, Sergio Ortiz, recently hopped on board Holland America Line's Westerdam on an Alaska sailing. Glaciers, humpback whales, bald eagles and picturesque port stops—it's all here.

Thailand Regains Its Footing

Posted on June 18th, 2014

On the morning of May 22, the army of the Kingdom of Thailand staged a coup d’etat against a transitional government that had ruled the country for about six months, declaring that Thailand would henceforth be governed by a junta.

Eye on the World: Thailand

Posted on June 9th, 2014

Recommend's Asia/South Pacific Editor just returned from Thailand, where he attended Thailand Travel Mart Plus and visited Koh Samui. Take in the cultural beauty of Thailand through these images in Eye on the World: Thailand.