Celebrating New Year in the snow

Whether you’re a skier (or a ’boarder) or not, consider heading to a ski resort if you want to join in an all-out New Year’s Eve celebration. Skiing is such a competitive business, resorts pull out all the stops to attract people during the Christmas to New Year’s holiday week and this includes extravagant parties, fantastic entertainers, fun child-focused activities, and spectacular fireworks each New Year’s Eve.

Why just avoiding the “worst” winter-weather airports may not be enough

Christmas may be over, but winter weather travel disasters are probably just beginning. So far this season, London Heathrow has been basically shut for a few days, and the New York area airports are just thinking about reopening after more than a 24-hour closure. Sometimes there is simply just too much snow.

Deck-chair wars: When so many cruisers turn into Mr. (and Mrs.) Hydes

Some people avoid the sun because of skin cancer dangers or personal preference. Others don’t even like the sun. Plus, most ships, even the older ones without bells and whistles, have plenty of indoor activities, including, of course, eating. But, cruise ships are known for deck-chair wars. Is there a solution?

Extreme winter-weather photography

While extreme winter weather photography is challenging, the photographic opportunities during such weather are amazing and often beautiful. Ned Levi discusses how you can meet those challenges in order to capture amazing winter photographs.