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Mexico & The Caribbean: Preparing For Departure

With big travel aspirations for 2022 and plenty of lost travel time to make up for, we’re focusing on a pair of our favorite vacation spots under the sun, Mexico and the Caribbean. Throughout the past couple of years, this reliable playground has welcomed travelers even during the worst of times, all while helping to keep them...

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Check, Please!

She’s dazzling. She’s glitzy. She’s a little campy and always over-the-top. She’s Las Vegas baby! And there’s nowhere else on Earth quite like her.Though this fun-loving, everything goes escape has certainly expanded beyond its “what happens here stays here” reputation, it still retains its hedonistic charm, especially when it comes to food and exquisite service. From...

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European Elegance Introduced To The Oceans Of The World

New luxury cruise line Explora Journeys combines centuries-old seafaring experience with superlative European refinement to introduce a bold new vision for luxury ocean travel. This is a story that starts in 1940s Sorrento with a Neapolitan ferry captain, Gianluigi Aponte, who, together with the Swiss sweetheart he met when she was a passenger on one of his...

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Instant Adventure: Just Add Water

    G Adventures Marine tours connect travellers to the world’s greatest aquatic destinations aboard small, intimate catamarans, yachts, and their G Expedition ship. Each tour has been carefully designed to deliver unparalleled access to out-of-the-way ports and islands, and to foster meaningful connections with local people and cultures in away you just don’t get from...

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Living Luxury in the Islands of Tahiti

 They say good things come to those who wait. If it feels like you’ve been waiting forever to enjoy a romantic getaway to the world’s best honeymoon destination, your time has arrived. The Islands of Tahiti are preparing their warm, South Pacific welcome for travellers craving a little luxury and indulgence. ‘The World’s Best Honeymoon Destination’ isn’t...

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Unwrap A Very Special Holiday Cruise Experience

With the holiday season upon us, there is no better way to share it with family and friends than on a getaway packed with wonder and fun in the sun-soaked Caribbean. Celebrate in style on board one of Celebrity Cruises award-winning ships and relax knowing that the unrivaled service provided Captain and crew will ensure that...

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G Adventures Is An Award Winning Adventure Travel Company

G Adventures is an award winning adventure travel company offering the widest selection of affordable small group tours, safaris, and expeditions to more than 100 countries across seven continents. Our small group tours help you share yourself with the world. Yes, you. Because if you’re looking to travel, you’re the kind of person who’s open to...

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Make The Commitment To Travel

The great news is that much of the world has already successfully reopened to international travel and more destinations are welcoming back visitors every day. Sure, masking-up aboard flights is likely to be around for a little while. But on the other hand, all the technology and protocols that cruise lines, hotels, resorts, tour companies, and...

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World First UNESCO Trail Connects 13 Sites in Scotland

The world’s first-ever UNESCO Trail has been created to bring together some of Scotland’s most iconic sites.13 diverse sites with natural and cultural significance, including World Heritage Sites, Biospheres, Global Geoparks and Creative Cities now form a dedicated digital trail. Visit Scotland hopes the new UNESCO Trail will inspire visitors to experience the country’s distinctive heritage,...

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Malama Hawaii Program: Giving Back on a Trip to Paradise

The Hawaiian Islands may draw you to their other-worldly tropical beauty, South-Pacific culture and warm welcome, legendary beaches and seaside lifestyle.But the most memorable trip to Hawaii may be the one that gives back.The Malama Hawaii Program connects visitors to activities that make a difference to the islands’ land, ocean, wildlife, forests, fishponds, and communities. Malama...

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Seeing is Believing: Health Protocols are No Barrier to Enjoying a European River Cruise

If a picture speaks a thousand words, then a video is running commentary. That's why we wanted to share with you exactly what the health protocols on board an Avalon Waterways river cruise in France are in the Fall of 2021.We know some people have already begun traveling again - but others are still hesitant. Maybe...

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Best Reasons to Travel to Europe's Christmas Markets this Year

If you’re like most of us, your holiday season last year fell a little bit short on the fa-la-la’s. This year, it’s not too late to double down on , and make up for lost time with 'peak Christmas' at the Christmas markets of Europe.Lynn Elmhirst, producer and host of BestTrip TV, shares this video with some...

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This New Museum in Oslo is a Real 'Scream'

Edvard Munch’s 'The Scream' is one of the most famously eery pieces of art in history, and it continues to disturb admirers today. Now, MUNCH, a new museum and landmark architectural masterpiece on Oslo’s waterfront, has opened, with the world’s largest collection of works by the famed Norwegian artist. That includes several versions of Munch’s iconic...

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Mary Shelley's House of Frankenstein Opens in the Birthplace of Famous Fictional Monster

Over 200 years ago, a trail-blazing female author penned the novel that brought one of the first tales of the horror genre to life. This year, Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein opened to commemorate the life of the novelist and her legendary, terrorizing creature.In 1816, at just 19 years old, Mary Shelley wrote much of her...

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8 Top Features to Look For in an All-Inclusive Resort

The days are getting shorter, the skies are getting duller, and the temperature’s dropping. That’s our cue to start thinking about a beach vacation.Many people are deciding to 'splash out' on their next vacations and really treat themselves to the very best version of their dream trip. That’s where your trusted travel advisor can really add value...

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Expedition Cruising A Life Changing Experience

Come experience authentic and immersive adventures as we explore the most spectacular areas on the planet, going beyond the usual highlights and iconic cities to remote communities and hidden vistas that few get to see.As the world leader in expedition travel, Hurtigruten Expeditions can take you to over 250 destinations across more than 30 countries, includingAlaskaAntarcticaThe...

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See The Best Of The 49th State On An Alaska Cruisetour With Princess®

Every Alaska cruisetour includes the state's top two attractions — pristine Glacier Bay National Park and picturesque Denali National Park. On land, you’ll stay at exclusive Princess Wilderness Lodges near legendary national parks and most Alaska cruisetour itineraries include exclusive Princess Direct-to-the-Wilderness® rail service that shows off places that can’t be accessed by road.Four types of...

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Explore the Most Coveted Corners of the World with Oceania Cruises

If travel is your passion, and pent up demand from the last two years has you yearning for that journey of a lifetime, Oceania Cruises has your ticket for unparalleled exploration. Oceania’s new 2023 Europe & North America Collection offers a bounty of unique celestial cruises, including 18 immersive voyages on board the new ship Vista,...

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A Bolder Way To Getaway

Trade your to-do list for a to-discover list with three Royal Amplified cruise ships. Our quick getaways are bar-raising adventures designed to change the way you weekend. Whether you’re into action-packed thrills or beachside chill, you’re just one click away from a powered-up adventure to remember. INDEPENDENCE OF THE SEAS®This is a firm “no” to FOMO. Independence...

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This Entire Caribbean Island is now a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

This small French Caribbean island is known as the Isle of Flowers, the Rum Capital of the World, and now, its land mass, along with the marine zone around it, has become an over 12-million acre globally recognized eco-reserve. Martinique has been inducted into UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Program, so now over 5% of the Earth’s...

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Vienna's New Rooftop Bars

Austria’s capital city is famous as a cradle of classical music and high culture, for its skyline shaped by Hapsburg palaces, the Opera House and city symbol Giant Ferris Wheel, for tastes and experiences like chocolate/apricot Sacher Torte and coffee house culture, and even the renowned, high-performing and high-stepping, gleaming white Lipizzaner horses. You may have been...

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3 Million Lights for 101 Nights of Niagara Falls' Festival of Lights this Winter

This holiday season will be the brightest ever in the most popular tourist attraction in Canada – and one that conveniently spans the border with the U.S. - just as the land border between the neighboring countries is set to be open in both directions.  Beginning in mid-November and running 101 nights all the way to...

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This Entire Caribbean Island is now a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

This small French Caribbean island is known as the Isle of Flowers, the Rum Capital of the World, and now, its land mass, along with the marine zone around it, has become an over 12-million acre globally-recognized eco reserve.Martinique has been inducted into UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Program, so now over 5% of the Earth’s landmass...

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Sloths Named the New National Animal of this Central American Country

Slow-moving, sweet-faced and gentle sloths have taken the world by storm, becoming one of the most beloved creatures in popular culture in the last few years. Formerly a synonym for laziness, sloths have become cultural darlings, with their famously adorable countenances that always seem to be smiling sweetly, 270-degree, slow head rotations, ability to hold their breath...

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The World’s Newest Wonder

THE WORLD’S NEWEST WONDERThe ship class that redefined cruising just got bolder. The biggest ship in the world, Wonder of the SeasSM brings even bigger adventures to the award-winning Oasis Class and sails to postcard-perfect Caribbean shores starting March 2022 — before kicking off the most epic Europe season ever in May 2022. BIG TIME PLAYTIMEAt the...

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The One-of-a-Kind Festival that Lights Up Montreal This Fall

Montreal is a year-round global capital of celebration. The world’s second-largest French-speaking city (after only Paris) is famous for its cosmopolitan flair, cuisine, fashion, as a UNESCO City of Design, the birthplace of Cirque du Soleil - and a full calendar of top-shelf festivals that wrap the city in energy anytime you visit. A famously active...

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River Cruising 'French Immersion'

The secret about river cruising was out, even before the pandemic. Like all cruise travel, it's the ‘easy button’ way to ‘sample’ multiple destinations and get an overview of a region. You unpack once, really settling in to your ship environment like a home away from home in a floating boutique hotel that winds its way...

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8 German Words You Need to Fit in at Oktoberfest

It’s Oktoberfest time again. The festival traditionally held annually in Bavaria’s capital of Munich, with similar events throughout the entire region, is one of the world’s most epic celebrations. Name notwithstanding, Oktoberfest actually runs for just over two weeks from mid-late September to the first Sunday in October. It’s been cancelled again in 2021, but that gives...

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Exclusive! Behind the Scenes Video from the New James Bond Movie in Jamaica

To celebrate the release of the long-awaited new James Bond film, No Time to Die, the Jamaica Tourist Board is releasing some exclusive, behind-the-scenes footage. It showcases cast and crew from the movie, as well as some of the locations shot in Jamaica. The country has been part of the Bond legacy from the very beginning. Author...

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Explore the World in One Country in 2022

Goway’s Surprising South AfricaIn the travel world, South Africa is known as the “world in one country,” which is an elegant way of saying that it has a starting geographic diversity within its borders. It is famous for its natural wonders in the northeast, where Kruger National Park promises safari game drives with sightings of the...

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Plan Your Small Group’s Australian Walkabout for 2022

As Australia heads into what everyone hopes will be its last spring without international visitors, it’s a great time to start planning a trip for spring 2022. This is an ideal time to visit Australia, with mild temperatures and lighter crowds. While it’s hard to choose the most essential stops, Uluru/Ayers Rock and the beautiful Great...

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So Much More Than a Suite Only On Celebrity

So much more than a suite There’s a revolution of sorts brewing in the cruise industry, courtesy of The Retreat, Celebrity Cruises’ newest, all-inclusive suite experience. We all want the best value for our money and that’s why many experienced travelers opt to stay in a suite versus a standard room or cabin when booking a...

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Discover the Land of the Rising Sun 2022

Discover the Land of the Rising Sun in 2022 Goway is stepping up to the new post pandemic travel environment with a groundbreaking move to touring.  Offering options that make touring with your own ‘bubble’ – whether it’s your family, extended family, group of friends or couples on their own – suddenly easy. Smaller groups. Private departures....

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Top Five Favourite Places in North America

Yosemite National Park A vacation at Yosemite National Park in California is all about reconnecting with nature. Spend your visit checking out famous landmarks like Half Dome and Glacier Point or hiking Cathedral Lakes, the Mist Trail, and other popular paths. You'll also want to save time to admire Yosemite's numerous waterfalls, including towering Yosemite Falls,...

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Back To Nature: Explore the Americas

Offering a seemingly endless number of inspiring travel experiences unlike anywhere else in the world, North, Central, and South America are the ultimate vacation haven for anyone seeking the most unforgettable outdoor adventures imaginable.   No matter if you’re in search of solitude, romance, heart-pounding thrills, family fun, or just prefer to relax with a great...

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This Old Ship is the Caribbean's Great New Dive Destination

Sunken wrecks aren’t just fascinating destinations for underwater exploration or fantasies of pirate ‘days of yore’. Properly and carefully submerged, wrecks enhance natural reef ecosystems and provide new homes for marine plants and creatures.A new submerged ship is about to become a prime diving attraction in the 2nd-largest barrier reef in the world. It will also contribute to...

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Chicago's Signature Sculpture is Now 'Spilling the Beans' on the Best Ways to Visit

Chicago’s ‘The Bean’ sculpture is already one of the most popular attractions in the city.Officially titled ‘Cloud Gate’, the massive, stainless steel sculpture anchors Chicago’s lakefront Millennium Park. At 33 feet high, 42 feet wide, 66 feet long… and about the weight of 15 elephants! the abstract work of public art dominates the cityscape and is...

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5 Top Places to Nama-'Stay' During National Yoga Month

For many of us, September feels more like the ‘New Year’ than when the calendar says it’s January. Time to exhale, regroup, and reset yourself on a fulfilling course for the future, one that includes meeting life and wellness goals.Maybe that’s why September is National Yoga Month.The ideal time to practice – or at least plan...

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2 New Airport Lounges That Make Us Want to Miss Our Flight

They are a calm oasis in the heart of the hustle and bustle of an airport, and among the few places where air travel retains a sense of ceremony.  Certainly, they are the very best places for people who love to remind themselves of the romance of travel by watching planes take off and land.  Airport...

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30 Breathtaking Years

    In 2020, Rocky Mountaineer celebrates an important milestone: 30 years of luxury train travel through the Canadian Rockies. That’s 30 years of epic landscapes from the comfort of your reclining seat, 30 years of chef-created meals that are as spectacular as the show outside of those oversized windows, and 30 years of memories and...

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Glimpses of Amazing Are Closer Than You Think

    If you’ve ever dreamed of exploring the Canadian Rockies, there’s no better way than with a Rocky Mountaineer train journey. With three unique rail routes connecting the cosmopolitan Pacific city of Vancouver in British Columbia to the Alberta mountain towns of Jasper, Banff and Lake Louise, it’s easy to combine your train journey with...

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Canadian Luxury Train Tours' First USA Journey - Rockies to the Red Rocks

They are the essential train trips in Western Canada. Three rail routes that provide travelers a window onto the Rockies like no other way of travel.   Rocky Mountaineer operates bucket list rail journeys between Vancouver and the iconic Canadian Rockies towns of Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper.    They are train trips featuring a multitude...

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4 Things You Must Do in the 'Canoe Capital of the World'

Canoes have become the ultimate symbol of Canada’s sub-Arctic indigenous people. Living where there are more freshwater lakes and rivers than anywhere else on the planet, they became one of the great inland water travelling cultures of the world.European arrivals quickly came to appreciate the indigenous people’s mastery of building and navigating their canoes. ‘Voyageurs’ and...

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Where to Find Mexico’s Most Famous Art Scene

While it was founded in the 1500’s by a monk, and its colonial center has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, San Miguel de Allende as a famous art colony dates from the Second World War. Just half a day’s drive from Mexico City in the Colonial Highlands, San Miguel is 6000 feet above sea level...

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Rum and Cigar Festival Elevates St. Barts to New Levels of Luxury Island Lifestyle

 It’s a tiny island with a big reputation as one of the most chic destinations in the Caribbean. Legendary St. Barts combines French ‘art de vivre’ with a lush tropical setting and an exclusive atmosphere. If you’ve been waiting to discover – or re-visit – this jewel of the islands, there may be no better time than...

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Tips for Traveling with Your Pet

A survey by a North American hospitality company reveals that over half of pet owners say they plan to travel with Fido or Fluffy in the coming year.And while a surprising one-third of respondents say they have a special music playlist for their beloved animals, less than 10% have prepared for their trip by doing online...

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Galápagos Islands: Beyond imagination

The wild beauty and unique ecology of the Galápagos Islands make it the perfect expedition cruise destination, a place where little has changed since Charles Darwin first arrived in 1835. Join Hurtigruten Expeditions on a journey of ecological discovery as you sail in Darwin’s footsteps to explore the natural wonders and iconic wildlife of Galápagos. A...

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Feel Like Darwin Himself - With A Twist

Gigantic cruises are not allowed in the Galapagos Islands. Covering an area of 51,000 mi2 (133,000 km2), it is the largest marine reserve in the developing world and the second largest in the world! With Celebrity Flora®—the 100-guest all-suite mega yacht the creature comforts on board are as extraordinary as the creatures found on shore. Vacations include shore excursions, gratuities, Personal...

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In 2021, the World Comes to Dubai

A recent survey looking at travel trends post-pandemic has indicated that 35% of travellers intend to take their next trip with multiple friends and / or family members. In response to this growing trend for travellers wanting to travel with people they know. Our agency and our preferred partner, Goway, has an in-depth exclusive small group itinerary which...

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You Can Have Your Wedding Created by "The Bachelor" Ring Designer at These Luxury Hotels & Resorts

Lavish destination weddings and vow renewals are back! And we can’t think of anything more lavish than a wedding by the same person who is the official ring designer for ABC’s hit romance/reality TV series, The Bachelor. Neil Lane has teamed up with luxury Fairmont Hotels & Resorts to create one-of-a-kind weddings for couples that want their...

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