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One For Foodies: Modern Ways To Dine Abroad

    Long gone are the days when dining out meant searching endlessly for the local hotspots only to endure the disappointment of choosing the wrong location. Today, food and travel go hand in hand and resorting back to your hotel doesn’t have to be the only option. It has become much easier for travelers to...

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Why You Will Never Regret Traveling

    “I wish hadn’t spent so much time holidaying” said no one ever.  What people do regret, however, is not travelling enough. In fact, research shows that it’s one of the most common lifetime regrets. So many of us consider going on a trip, but it’s always in the context of “some day.” But the...

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Europe Comes In All Shapes & Sizes

    Is there truly something for everyone at every time, anywhere else, other than in Europe?  We think not.  The variety, complexity and appeal brought about from 44 unique cultures and climates on one amazing continent make it so that a trip to Europe can be exactly what you want and more, at any time...

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The Real Africa: 72 Years In The Making

    72 years in the making…we introduces you to our Africa – brand new trips that Trafalgar has crafted with first-hand knowledge and a connection to the local heritage that you won’t find with anyone else. For us, it’s being able to share our love of Africa – our iKhaya or ‘home’, where the Tollman...

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Packing Tips for Happier Trips

    We’ve all been there, standing over an empty suitcase feeling a little bit panicked about what to bring and what not to bring. If you pack too much, you wind up lugging all kinds of stuff you never use, but if you bring too little, you’ll inevitably find yourself very uncomfortable at some point...

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Holland America Line's Culinary Council®

  An elite team of seven world-renowned chefs is charting an exciting course for dining across our fleet. With their global expertise and diverse culinary specialties, they’re adding inspired new signature dishes to our menus. The Culinary Council is led by Holland America Line’s Master Chef Rudi Sodamin.    •    Rudi Sodamin, Master Chef and Culinary...

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Why Travel with G Adventures?

  G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the planet's most awe-inspiring selection of affordable small-group tours, safaris and expeditions. Our award-winning trips embrace authentic accommodation, exotic cuisine and local transport to put travellers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife.  Why Travel with G Adventures? A Different Way to...

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Dive Into Culture: Experience Tuscan Cooking with Chef Libero in Florence

    Imagine weaving around crates of freshly plucked olives and the plumpest, juiciest tomatoes you ever did see. The smell of basil wafting in the air. To get you intimately acquainted with Tuscan cooking, our insider experience with local expert Chef Libero will take you to the finest markets in Florence and back to his...

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12 Relationships You'll Find on a Contiki Trip

  Travel is an experience best shared, and a Contiki trip provides the perfect people to make your trip as epic as possible.  You may have one, or you may have all 12, but guaranteed, you’re gonna leave a Contiki with some epic relationships, whether you start out solo or not.     Here are 12...

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Seven of the Most Spectacular Dining Experiences in the World

  In a world where the quality of food continues to skyrocket, it’s simply not enough just to provide brilliant standalone dishes any more. People want a little magic sprinkled here and there, something that elevates their food into the realm of the remarkable. From dinner served in the middle of the desert to dining like...

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It's All About Family

Like you, we believe our clients deserve the most incredible family vacations – ones filled with plenty of “Let’s do that again!” moments. Today’s families are more discerning than ever, and our carefully chosen travel experiences will give them just the right amount of thrills and relaxation they want – all while providing them the very...

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Charting a Whole New Course of Action in Europe

  Everyone travels to see new things, but many travel to do new things as well. With Avalon Waterways’ Active Discovery River cruises, there are activities for travellers with varying interests and for all energy and fitness levels. From action-packed experiences and interactive discoveries to traditional sightseeing, you can tailor a vacation to suit your interests...

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Here’s Why You Should Book with WestJet Vacations

With so much competition clamoring for you to book with them, it’s good to do your research. So, why should you choose WestJet Vacations? Well, we did the research for you. To make it easy, we’ve put together the following handy top 10 guide (in no particular order) to make your booking decision easy. Top 10...

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Sacre Bleu! Discover Iconic Paris

    Do you know the Notre Dame from the Sacre Coeur? Trafalgar invites you to discover the most famous sights in and around one of the most romantic cities in the world – Paris – and take the quiz to find out how well you know the city. 1.    The Tuileries Garden This iconic park...

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Visiting the Alhambra Palace

  The Alhambra Palace ranks among the world’s most revered sites, as capable of inspiring wonder in the 21st century as it was at the time of its construction some eight centuries ago. “When guests finish the tour of the complex they are tired but amazed,” says Dom Nemer, an Insight Vacations Travelling Concierge who has...

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What is it About Europe That Makes it So Perfect For First Time Travellers?

    When the wanderlust grabs a hold of you and you go on your first real trip, we all seem to find ourselves in Europe. It’s just what you do and where you go when you’re ready to start your life of adventures abroad. But why?  Here’s why, in our unscientific opinion, first-time travellers choose...

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Tours highlight Newfoundland and LabradorCombining famous friendliness, jaw-dropping scenery and memorable seafood meals, there’s a “new” darling on the Canadian tourism scene: Newfoundland and Labrador.St John Harbour Newfoundland by Michel_Rathwell on VisualHunt.com / CC BYAnd what better way to explore this vast and remarkable province than in the company of new friends? Globus, a world leader...

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Cruise Into Savings

Helping Travellers ‘Cruise Into Savings’ With Exclusive Vacation OffersOur agency, has just mailed our latest brochure 'Cruise Into Savings' to help inspire travellers with special cruise deals this winter. Cruisers-to-be can choose from a variety of exclusive offers including stateroom upgrades, shipboard credits and pre-paid gratuities from an assortment of the most popular cruise lines. To...

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Feel Right at Home in a Far Away Place

Days and nights with Holland America Line are among the most memorable of a lifetime. Sail in classic style on beautifully appointed mid-sized ships where gracious service anticipates every desire.Relax in a chaise lounge, melt into a massage table, or learn to arrange flowers, blend wine and edit digital photos. Surprise and delight your palate with...

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Feel Right at Home in a Far Away Place

Days and nights with Holland America Line are among the most memorable of a lifetime. Sail in classic style on beautifully appointed mid-sized ships where gracious service anticipates every desire. Relax in a chaise lounge, melt into a massage table, or learn to arrange flowers, blend wine and edit digital photos. Surprise and delight your palate...

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4 Tips for Planning a Family Reunion Cruise

Over the years, families tend to spread out further and further away — which is why it’s important to put effort into planning fun family gatherings each year! Family cruises are a great way to ensure that you get to see your loved ones and that you all can take a little time off together to...

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Discover Silversea's Caribbean - Island Paradise Like Only We Can Deliver

Experience all the Caribbean has to offer with Silversea!

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Welcome to Our World

Do it all on Holland America Line's mid-sized ships!

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Rescue and Relief From Hurricane Irma

A message from Norwegian Cruise Line President & CEO Andy Stuart

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Transat Family Collection!

Kid-Friendly Fun Transat Family CollectionHotels in 31 South destinations that cater to the wants and needs of all types of families. More reasons to book a family vacation: Kids stay & eat free up to age 13* Single Parents benefit from no single supplement or reduced rates Families of 5 or more enjoy spacious room and/or...

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What's Open in the Caribbean After Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Hotels and resorts in the Caribbean have been completing their assessments of damage left behind by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Here is a roundup of the properties that are currently open: Antigua Resorts including Cocobay, Jumby Bay, Curtain Bluff, Carlisle Bay, Hawksbill by Rex Resorts, Heritage, St. James's Club, The Inn at English Harbor, and Nonsuch...

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How To Find The Perfect Resort For Your Wedding

1. Take out a piece of paper. Give one to your guy too. Write down your top three requirements for your wedding experience. Do you prefer a barefoot vibe? Or did you always imagine yourself as a bride in a grand ballroom? Is a formal dinner your top priority or do you prefer to savor the...

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Feel Free to Trade Skyscrapers for Sandcastles!

Onboard two ships sailing year-round from New York

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Yamas! Greece

Yamas! I had the opportunity to travel to Greece. I did 2 nights in Athens, 2 nights in Mykonos, 2 nights in Ios and my last night back in Athens. The city of Athens is a city full of mind boggling history, a combination of new and old. Off my bucket list was to stand at...

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Young At Heart

Looking for a resort where you, the kiddies and all the young at heart can have loads of fun? Then search no further than the Nickelodeon Hotel & Resort Punta Cana. Located on the golden sands of Uvero Alto beach in the Dominican Republic, the all-inclusive Nickelodeon Hotel & Resort has re-imagined the art of hospitality...

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Air Canada creating own rewards system

Air Canada Creating their own rewards system.

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Why Travel with G Adventures?

G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the planet's most awe-inspiring selection of affordable small-group tours, safaris and expeditions. Our award-winning trips embrace authentic accommodation, exotic cuisine and local transport to put travellers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. Why Travel with G Adventures? A Different Way to Travel...

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Your Most Memorable Vacation Yet

Days and nights with Holland America Line are among the most memorable of a lifetime. Sail in classic style on beautifully appointed mid-sized ships where gracious service anticipates every desire. Relax in a chaise lounge, melt into a massage table, or learn to arrange flowers, blend wine and edit digital photos. Surprise and delight your palate...

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Avalon Southeast Asia: A World of Difference

Avalon Waterways sails beyond Europe to some of the most captivating waterways of Asia. Our ships – the Avalon Siem Reap℠ and the Avalon Myanmar℠ - are built by local craftsmen and have a maximum of only 36 guests. All staterooms are a spacious 245 square feet with an Open-Air Balcony® featuring a wall-to-wall panoramic window...

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How to Eat Like the Irish on St.Patrick's Day

A foodie exploration of  Ireland is an island-wide adventure involving the favorite Irish pastimes of eating, drinking and socializing – from cafés and pubs, to stylish Michelin-starred restaurants. In the 'Emerald Isle', food is intimately connected to the rich green landscape, regional farming and cooking traditions, the freshest seasonal ingredients and supremely talented food-meisters who magically...

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Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Makes 5-Star Award History

Business, leisure luxury hotel brand earns more Forbes 5-Star Ratings in a single year than any other hotel brand.  2017 is a banner year for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.  It marks the second consecutive year the hotel brand, loved by fans of luxury travel, has topped Forbes Travel Guide ratings with a record number of...

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Montreal Celebrates 375th Anniversary with a Year of Music

5 Can't Miss Music Events in Montreal in 2017 from Leonard Cohen to Pink Floyd Opera to an Electronic Music Parade. On May 17, 1642, a small colony called Ville-Marie was founded by a small group of 50 explorers from France. The little colony would soon be known as Montreal and 375 years later, a city...

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Now Boarding! Family Fun

A hot new batch of cruise ships are proving to be destinations in their own right Just like your family, cruising is always changing and evolving, introducing new out-of-this world ships, along with new innovative amenities catering to families of all sizes and ages. If you’re planning a family cruise for the very first time, or...

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Curtis Stone

An internationally known chef, best-selling author and TV host, Curtis Stone is inspired by Mother Nature to keep his delicious recipes simple, using local, seasonal and organic ingredients. Curtis is the host of BRAVO’s Top Chef Duels, and is a regular guest co-host on The Chew. He is also a familiar face from shows including The...

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A New Year of Travel Trends

Happy New Year!  2017 is ramping up to be an exciting year of travel. So we thought we'd share stories about the hottest travel trends that are going to impact where - and how - you travel in the coming months and even years. What do we see in our crystal ball/ champagne glass?   Whether you're...

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Cruise to Cuba? Yes You Can!

10 ways you can cruise to Cuba this year. One of the biggest travel stories of the past year has to be the renewing of relations between Cuba and the US and the rise of Cuba as a destination for American travelers. Cuba has long been a favorite sun and culture destination for Canadians and Europeans....

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First New Cruise Ship of the New Year: the Seabourn Encore

For those of us who love cruise travel, it's like celebrating the first baby of the New Year!  Seabourn's new Encore was introduced to the world at a festive evening ceremony pier side in Singapore January 7th, and we can't help gushing over the first cruise ship arrival of 2017. International recording artist and the world's...

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Celebrate Music and Modern Architecture in Hamburg

The landmark, modernist Elbphilharmonie, designed by 'starchitects' Herzog & deMeuron, has opened its doors January 11, 2017. The complex adds three world-class concert halls, a hotel, and a public area with a panoramic view to the city famously associated with the music of Mahler, Brahms and the Beatles. Hamburg is Europe's second largest port.  It handles...

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Catching Up with Celebrity Cruises' Captain Kate

Captain Kate McCue of Celebrity Summit answers your questions. Including: “Who are the better drivers, men or women?”  

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Top 10 Reasons to Cruise

David Letterman had his famous Top 10 lists and so do we! Here are our Top 10 Reasons to Cruise! 1. Incredible VALUE. All‐inclusive cruise vacations let you spend just one amount that covers everything on board accommodations, dining, entertainment and more! And the value you receive is among the very best in travel today. 2. Your...

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Planning Ahead - Destination Wedding

Saying “I do” to the perfect destination wedding has never been easier! So you’ve decided that a typical wedding just isn’t your style. Instead, you’d rather tie the knot in a beautiful and intimate beach setting with only your closest family and friends in attendance, celebrating this new chapter of your lives with you. We couldn’t...

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Top 5 Babymoon Destinations

Congratulations moms and dads-to-be! We know that you have a lot of planning ahead of you before your little bundle of joy arrives – and that’s just why we’re here to help with some fantastic suggestions for your babymoon. Babymoon you ask? A babymoon is a “last hurrah” vacation that allows couples to enjoy plenty of...

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How to Party like a Prince in Antigua and Barbuda

This British Caribbean nation celebrates Prince Harry's Commonwealth visit with a modern twist on a local cocktail that has a royal heritage. Antigua and Barbuda is a twin-island nation located in the heart of the Caribbean Sea; the largest Leeward Islands. 365 white and pink sand beaches, one for every day of the year, are attraction...

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The World's Most Expensive Shopping Streets

Not everyone will be online or in line for shopping deals this Black Friday.  Some people still love the luxury of exclusive shopping experiences, and enjoy and compare them on their travels:  Couples on a romantic escape or engagement trip shopping for the perfect ring with a travel story.  Business travelers enjoying some 'bleisure' time shopping...

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Let's Hit the Slopes

Few family vacation experiences are more memorable than watching your kids learn to suit up and take their first ski or snowboard turns down the bunny hill. Of course, figuring out which hills and trails are just right for their skills can be the ultimate challenge – especially if you’re planning a ski getaway for the...

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