A Broad Travels

Celebrity Cruises Reveals Celebrity Edge – Book me now!

By | March 20th, 2017|A Broad Travels, Uncategorized|

Celebrity Cruises has revealed a first look at its new transformational Celebrity Edge, with dramatically expanded staterooms, ship-climbing Magic Carpet platform and stunning suites set a new standard for ship design. Designed completely in 3-D, and featuring the work of A-list global architects and designers, the 2,918-guest Celebrity Edge aims to make discerning global travelers redefine how they experience the world and how intimate a vacation can be. “Celebrity [...]

Food and Beverage Experiences Abound on the High Seas

By | February 16th, 2017|A Broad Travels, Uncategorized|

Lavish buffets, multicourse fine dining and vintage wines from around the globe are each a hallmark of the wine and food experiences travelers on board cruise ships enjoy daily. But on Celebrity Cruises, passengers can delve into food and wine experiences to their heart’s delight on select sailings. From winemakers and chefs to mixologists and local food guides at ports [...]

Fun to Be Had This Fall on Long Beach Peninsula

By | September 14th, 2016|A Broad Travels, Uncategorized|

Cooler weather, fall rains and promising harvests mark the season of bounty and related celebrations on Washington's Long Beach Peninsula. Cranberries, wild mushrooms, Dungeness crab and Willapa Bay oysters are the stars October through December with foraged, farmed and fresh caught culinary adventures and feasts. Potential razor clam digs add to the rich food experiences from fall through spring. “While autumn [...]

Celebrity Cruises Pulls Out All the Culinary Stops

By | September 7th, 2016|A Broad Travels, Uncategorized|

Celebrity Cruises will be pulling out all the culinary stops in the coming months with new onboard dining options. The modern luxury cruise line has premiered a variety of new exciting culinary adventures and expanded its restaurant portfolio in the past 18 months. These culinary delights include (exclusively for Celebrity's Concierge Class guests): Celebrity's "Deliver the Destination" program where travelers [...]

Celebrity Cruises Rings (and Sings) in the Holidays with a Spectacular Caribbean Concert Starring Demi Lovato

By | September 1st, 2016|A Broad Travels, Uncategorized|

Celebrity Cruises offers an unforgettable musical experience for guests and their families bound to the Caribbean this holiday season. Nothing says celebration like the pop of a champagne cork and this year Celebrity Cruises' holiday guests can enjoy effervescent cocktails with a dazzling performance by pop sensation, Demi Lovato. In the name of holiday cheer, the modern luxury cruise line will [...]

Touring and Tasting the Northwest

By | February 12th, 2016|A Broad Travels, Events, Sponsored|

Northwest Travel and Life magazine brings together an exhibit at the Seattle Wine and Food Experience from a variety of Northwest regions from Alaska to Oregon showcasing the growing agri-tourism from each region. Taste from a variety of their regionally grown and produced products ranging from honey to wine and cider to chocolate. Explore the Gourmet Archipelago of San Juan [...]

Escape to Yakima Valley for the Wine of Your Life

By | February 8th, 2016|A Broad Travels, Sponsored|

Eighty-plus wineries and more than 17,000 acres of vineyards make wine-tasting a delicious part of a leisurely day in the Yakima Valley.

10 Tips for Visiting Wineries

By | January 25th, 2016|A Broad Travels|

With 800+ wineries in Washington State alone, visiting a winery can be as easy as driving ten minutes from home. Here are ten tips to help make your travels in wine country pleasant and memorable.

Tequila Travels – A Tale of Distilling

By | April 29th, 2015|A Broad Travels, Spirits|

Sauza Getting to know a distilled spirit is like getting to know a foreign relation. You have to go to the source and you have to be patient and listen to the stories. On a recent trip to Tequila, Mexico our group explored three different approaches taken to get the same end result. And just like the various [...]

Recapping the Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert

By | April 13th, 2015|A Broad Travels, On Your Plate, Videos|

Last month I zipped down to Palm Springs for the Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert. It was a very hot weekend in the Coachella Valley (think 100+ temps) so while pool time was limited, we managed to get in some cooling food and drink at the festival. Lots of California wines and a variety of International, only one wine company [...]