My Fiery (But Still Glamorous!) Ride on South Africa’s Luxury Blue Train

Here's my latest travel piece on FoxNews.com: Despite the best laid plans, a perfectly pleasant vacation can suddenly turn disastrous--just ask the more than 3,100 passengers on the Carnival Triumph cruise line. Although disasters like the Triumph are rare, living through a vacation gone bad can be a scary thing, especially when lives and property are lost. But, ...

Jolie Travel Bytes: Travel the Trans-Siberian Railway and attend the Tsar’s Ball

Everybody seems beside themselves with excitement over the release of Les Miserables. (Eh.) Me? I'm excited for Anna Karenina! When I was younger, I used to go to Barnes & Noble at North Point Mall and flip through coffee table books about Imperial Russia, dreaming of the Romanovs and Catherine the Great and the Hermitage ...