Posted on 02/08/2018, 12:00 AM
This week, the governor of Bermuda, John Rankin, signed a legislature-approved bill that reinstates the British island territory's ban on same-sex marriage, reversing a decision to legalize those unions made less than a year ago by the Atlantic Ocean archipelago's supreme court. But the ramifications of the revived marriage ban go way beyond Bermuda. This is the world's first such instance of ...
Posted on 02/05/2018, 3:30 PM
As a professional travel writer, I was required to travel to far more destinations than the average American does. In my youthful years, I literally lived on an airplane, in constant motion, often traveling to several countries each week. And I loved every bit of that life—especially these 10 particular destinations.
Here, based on that experience, are my choices of the world’s 10 most mem...
Posted on 01/22/2018, 4:00 PM
Around 80,000 couples get married in Las Vegas each year, and about 80% of them are tourists. For obvious reasons, the nuptials biz is especially brisk around Valentine's Day, when the Clark County clerk's office tends to issue twice as many marriage licenses as usual. This year, even more lovebirds are expected to tie the knot around the holiday because the Chinese New Year—considered an auspic...
Some cities one can revisit without ever tiring of them. Montreal is one of them. Pauline Frommer returns to the fascinating Quebecois town.
Posted on 10/13/2017, 12:00 PM
Celebrity Cruises will soon begin offering legal weddings for same-sex couples aboard ships in international waters, the company announced on October 11 (which, not coincidentally, was National Coming Out Day). The move was made possible by a ruling in Malta, where the majority of the Miami-based line's ships are registered. The legally binding ceremonies will be performed by the fleet's captains...
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