Icon of the Seas Cruise Ship Review: The Pleasures and Pain of Earth's Largest Cruise Ship

By Dan Renzi

Posted on 02/01/2024, 2:30 PM

Icon of the Seas by Royal Caribbean debuted in 2024 as the biggest cruise ship in the world, huge enough to carry some 7,600 passengers. But how big is too big? Here's the Frommer's review of the mighty cruise ship....

Three New U.S. National Park Units Were Just Announced, And Hikers Will Love Them All

By Dan Renzi

Posted on 12/11/2023, 3:45 PM

Three beloved long-distance hiking trails that pass through 10 American states just earned a federal upgrade, bringing the total number of U.S. national park units from 425 to 428....

The Las Vegas Sphere: Your Guide to the Best Spots to See It

By Dan Renzi

Posted on 09/28/2023, 4:15 PM

Las Vegas' Bellagio fountains have company. There's a new public spectacular near the Strip: the Sphere. Here are places to get the best view....

Sunflowers in the Heartland: Welcoming Farms Where You Can See Sunflowers

By Dan Renzi

Posted on 09/16/2023, 7:00 AM

If you’ve never enjoyed the serotonin boost of visiting a sunflower farm, here are some popular places to go when the cheerful flowers are in bloom. All of them are within easy reach of Kansas City, Wichita, or Topeka.

Airport Restrooms Are Going All-Gender—And There are Good Reasons Why

By Dan Renzi

Posted on 08/02/2023, 6:00 AM

Airport officials are discovering that a smoother passenger experience often passes through better washroom design, and facilities from coast to coast are making the change....

Our Kentucky Bourbon Trail Tour: A Spirited 3-Day Whiskey Itinerary

By Dan Renzi

Posted on 06/12/2023, 7:45 PM

A three-day itinerary for the perfect Kentucky Bourbon Trail trip: best distilleries, what to taste, and where to stay...

These Are Actually the Best Barbecue Restaurants in Kansas City (Don't Hate Us!)

By Dan Renzi

Posted on 03/17/2023, 1:15 PM

Kansas City barbecue: The best restaurants, the best BBQ sauce, and the most tender meat...

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