Where the food comes from — on a Uniworld River Cruise
Chef Bogdan serves freshly harvested mussels aboard River Countess

Where the food comes from — on a Uniworld River Cruise

We are cruising the Venice Lagoons after a morning spent in the fishing area of Chioggia, which has a larger wholesale fish market than Venice.

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The food is part of the adventure at Disney’s Pandora-The World of Avatar
Chef Lenny George

The food is part of the adventure at Disney’s Pandora-The World of Avatar

Welcome to Pandora-The World of Avatar at Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom that is set to open May 27. The food is a big part of the experience

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Suzhou, China: Gardens and Canals Equal a Family-Friendly Asian Adventure
Shantang Street

Suzhou, China: Gardens and Canals Equal a Family-Friendly Asian Adventure

As I exited the airport in Shanghai, my preconceived notions about China seemed initially accurate. It was my first time visiting this country and I imagined I would be stepping into a land that had come too far too fast.

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Five ways to make food a fun part of your 2017 vacation
Waiters dance for guests as part of post-dinner entertainment aboard the Carnival Freedom, which operates year-round four- to seven-day cruises from Galveston

Five ways to make food a fun part of your 2017 vacation

You can teach the kids a lot about the culture of a place through its food. Besides, it’s fun. Two-thirds of those polled for the 2016 Portrait of American Travelers say fine-dining is important on vacation.

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With strong dollar, beach vacation in Puerto Vallarta is a good bet
Our Lady of Guadalupe Puerto Vallarta

With strong dollar, beach vacation in Puerto Vallarta is a good bet

With the US dollar strong against the Mexican Peso, a beach vacation in Puerto Vallarta is a good bet this time of year. The town oozes charm, starting with Old Vallarta, the city’s 1930s town center complete with cobblestoned square.

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A Sunday brunch to die for at the famed Hotel del Coronado in San Diego
Seafood bar at famed Hotel del Coronado Sunday brunch

A Sunday brunch to die for at the famed Hotel del Coronado in San Diego

At the Hotel del Coronado’s famed Sunday Brunch there are over 100 items to choose from—freshly made ceviche and crab legs, calamari salad, fresh oysters and smoked salmon, trout, prime rib, ham and smoked turkey carved in front of us. That's just to start!

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Cheesesteak and history for all – fun in Philadelphia with teenaged boys
Westport ABC scholars in Signers Hall of National Constitution Center

Cheesesteak and history for all – fun in Philadelphia with teenaged boys

Cheesesteak and ice cream. The Declaration of Independence, the US Constitution and a galaxy of top-flight colleges... that's what we found on a whirlwind day in Philadelphia with a group of teenaged boys.

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Take it from the kids: San Francisco is a foodie’s paradise
Kite store, Japantown, San Francisco

Take it from the kids: San Francisco is a foodie’s paradise

“Dim Sum is one of my favorite foods. Everyone likes Dim Sum!” said Andy, 14, one of the many local kids who contributed their ideas on what kids like for my new “Kid’s Guide to San Francisco.”

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