WatchBoom.com's Travel Destinations for the Month of March 2017

Springtime in Fairytale Bavaria

Springtime in Fairytale Bavaria

Just the concept of visiting place that begins with ‘Once Upon A Time’ and ends with ‘Happily Ever After’ resonates with every age. Travel authority Carole Jacobs discovers the tale of ever-afters in Bavaria.

New adventure tours feature ‘transformative experiences’

New adventure tours feature ‘transformative experiences’

The Adventure Travel Trade Association wants you – not surprisingly – to consider a holiday featuring an adventure-oriented “transformative experience.” Like jetting off to Moscow to float around in zero gravity with cosmonauts training in a simulated space station – then joining a bunch of global VIPs for an actual launch of a manned space ship.

Traveling With Mark Twain in Hawaii

Traveling With Mark Twain in Hawaii

In 1866, Mark Twain was virtually unknown without a single published book.  He had bright red hair and he talked and gestured in such an animated way that people meeting him for the first time often thought he was drunk.  And then he got one of the greatest jobs in history. Travel Authority Rich Grant tells the story.

Mardi Gras: Fat Tuesday to Ash Wednesday

Mardi Gras: Fat Tuesday to Ash Wednesday

Guess which city draws 600,000 revelers to host the world’s 3rd largest Mardi Gras celebration each year. A hint: It’s south of the border. But it’s not Rio.

Culinary Capers on Land and Sea

Culinary Capers on Land and Sea

Fun in the sun may be the hot ticket on a Caribbean cruise, but sail aboard Oceania’s Marina and you’re likely to find yourself having fun over a hot cooktop—on board and ashore. Travel writer
Ginger Dingus discovers the alchemy of good cookin’.

Belize lodge debuts world-class fishing package

Belize lodge debuts world-class fishing package

Christopher Columbus sailed by what’s now the Central American country of Belize in 1502. Chances are neither “the Great Navigator” nor his crew threw fishing lines over the sides of their ships – but if they had they’d have found themselves fighting gamefish like tarpon, permit and bonefish. Such fish still pack Belize’s waters.

Author of the Month

Shape editor joins Watchboom!

Shape editor joins Watchboom!

Former senior and travel editor at Shape magazine, Carole Jacobs is a writer/author based in Kennedy Meadows in California's Eastern Sierra. Her work has appeared in more than 150 magazines and newspapers and she has written 14 books on travel and health.

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