All posts by Kayla Becker

After a year of traveling and teaching English in France, Kayla became ShermansCruise’s New York City-based editorial assistant. She has also written for Ladies’ Home Journal and This Old House.
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Finding a good travel app can change the way you see the world — and even better, it doesn’t take up room in your suitcase. We searched the app store for the very best, from those that make booking hotels easier, to an app that helps you to get... Read More

Norwegian Escape
Norwegian Escape

Here’s a quick look at what’s new this week in cruising, and how it could impact your next trip. There seems to be no slowing down when it comes to Cuba cruises. Carnival Cruise Line is the latest mainstream line to be approved to sail to this hot new destination... Read More

RL Hotel Brooklyn
RL Hotel Brooklyn

Staying in New York City isn’t cheap. But if you’re willing to expand your hotel search to the outer boroughs, you could find more affordable prices — and cooler vibes. Case in point: Hotel RL, a new hotel by Red Lion, is opening in the heart of the Bed-Stuy neighborhood... Read More

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    Holland America Westerdam/Holland America Line

    Oprah Winfrey has never been to Alaska, but she plans to change that this year — on a cruise with Holland America Line. As part of a new partnership between Holland America and O, The Oprah Magazine, Winfrey is bringing her commitment to personal growth and connection through travel to... Read More

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    The Grove Resort & Spa
    The Grove Resort & Spa

    Heading to Disney World for Spring Break? Worthwhile hotel deals can be hard to find, but we found one we think is pretty — dare we say — magical. If you’re traveling between March 10 and April 6 and book a one-bedroom suite at soon-to-open Grove Resort & Spa, you’ll... Read More

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    It’s all about location, location, location. We couldn’t think of a better one for the new flagship property from CitizenM, which opened in July across the street from the Tower of London. The result? Rooms with a killer view of the centuries-old fortress, made all the more incredible by... Read More

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    Hertigruten MS Richard With/Kayla Becker

    Norway — Europe’s Land of the Midnight Sun — is a hot travel destination for adventurers looking to cross a once-in-a-lifetime trip off their bucket lists. And we can’t blame them: the majestic fjords, Northern Lights, and ancient Viking culture are enough to inspire anyone to break into “Let... Read More