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Travel Is Luxury
A new transportation service between Houston and Dallas is aiming to shake up the way Texans travel between the two cities. Vonlane, a 16-seater luxury motor coach service, will begin ...
New Destinations
On Thursday, Air New Zealand named Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) as its fifth North American gateway with nonstop service starting in December. The airline's refitted Boeing ...
Tattered Jeans
Seaweed is “gross” to some people. Others go, “Pee-U.” But, in my mind, it conjures up sweet visions of summers spent along Bolivar Peninsula . . . with salt on top.  When I ...
The Causeway Calm
Crossing the causeway to Galveston Island, an instinctive sigh of relief can be heard as you coast down, glance over the water and approach land and Mile 0. Locals call ...
Bullet Train Killer?
The plans for the $12 billion high-speed bullet train that would connect Houston and Dallas may be thwarted by a new bill proposed in the Texas Senate. The bill, filed ...
Major Delays at Hobby
Whether your trip is for business or pleasure, flight delays can mean a seemingly endless wait to arrive at a tropical destination or force you to cancel an important business ...
On The Road
Having lived in Texas for half my life, I tend to think I’ve seen it all. Yet every once in a while I’m again surprised by whole segments ...
Travel to Tobago
While Trinidad is fast-paced and can even feel hectic, Tobago thrusts deeper into the Caribbean Sea and life on this relaxed island has adapted accordingly. We met many locals here ...
Outside The Loop
Sitting on Europe’s western shore, the city of Lisbon blends panoramic views, a storied history and wonderful food with an unpretentious charm that welcomes even the most cantankerous traveler ...
Explore Trinidad
Trinidad and Tobago, a nation of sister islands, frequently occupies the edges on the tourism radar. While masses flock to other Caribbean islands or the South American mainland, Trinidad and ...
Get on the Bus
Vonlane, a luxury motor coach company that currently shuttles businesspeople between Dallas and Austin, is adding a new route to Houston beginning April 20. Founder and president Alex Danza says ...
Shelby's Dubai Dairy
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Leave the stilettos at home. A shopping trip to either of this Emirate's mega malls means two things — credit card frenzy and, rather than shop ...
Shelby's Dubai Diary
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — We knew the athletic guys in the suite next to us at the Meydan Racecourse were no mere thoroughbred enthusiasts. But until we ventured over to ...
Shelby's Dubai Dairy
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The sweet fragrance of petunias fills the air of the Miracle Garden, which is indeed such a miracle bursting from this desert landscape that it's ...
Shelby's Dubai Diary
Granted, the ruddy-faced Scotsman had been nipping at the whiskey for the better half of the Dubai-Houston flight aboard Emirates Airline. But when he commented that there had been several ...
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