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Video Cruise Review: Tulips and Much More on an Avalon Spring Netherlands River Cruise

River or Ocean Cruises Netherlands

If you're a flower lover, a Tulip Time spring cruise in the Netherlands is already on your bucket list. If you're not a particular flower lover, it should still be on...

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The Whale Shark Whisperer of Cabo

Adventure Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

It’s a paradise where Mexico’s Sea of Cortex meets the Pacific. Los Cabos has become synonymous with a chic coastal retreat for Hollywood celebrities and global jetsetters.The southern tip of the...

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Viking Sets Sail on the Mississippi

River or Ocean Cruises St. Louis, Missouri

From rivers, to oceans and lakes… and now to America’s heartland. Viking Cruises has announced it will cruise the Mississippi between St. Louis and New Orleans beginning in 2022.The company’s first...

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That Time Mr. Bacardi Told Us About His Family Rum - And How To Make Bacardi's Original Daiquiri

Culture & History Puerto Rico

You know the rum, but do you know the story? Bacardi is the world’s most famous rum, but it’s also the largest private, family-owned spirits company in the world.When the first...

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Milan's Shuttered Duomo will Ring with the Voice of an 'Angel' as Bocelli Performs Easter Concert

Local Events Milan, Italy

 The COVID-19 pandemic is cancelling Easter celebrations large and small around the world. Thousand-year-old cathedrals will make history as they remain empty and silent.Enter Andrea Angel Bocelli.Celine Dion has said that,...

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Why We Still Believe in Travel

Awesome Travel Stuff

While we are all practicing #StaySafeStayHome, it can be hard to stay positive or be optimistic that things we love and used to take for granted will return.  We can’t wait...

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And Now For Some Good News In Travel

Awesome Travel Stuff

We hope you are well and keeping yourself, your family and your community safe by staying at home. Now, more than ever, we all really need some good news.

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A Distiller in Wine Country Switches Production to Hand Sanitizer to Help the Community During COVID-19

Awesome Travel Stuff Niagara Falls, Ontario

Plan a trip to Ontario, Canada's Niagara region, and your list may include the iconic Falls, world-class theater at the Shaw Festival, fine dining inspired by the region’s orchards, most...

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Second Chance to See 2020's Once-in-a-decade Easter Passion Play- Oberammergau Reschedules to 2022

Culture & History Germany

It’s been going on for 400 years. Every year ending in 0: 1990, 2000, 2010… and this German cultural tradition was supposed to happen again in 2020.

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Cruise Company Offers Ships as Floating Hospitals During COVID-19

River or Ocean Cruises

And this wouldn't be the first time ocean liners have served.

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How This Travel Company is Marking International Women's Day

Awesome Travel Stuff

March 8th is a day dedicated to uplifting women all over the world. The Travel Corporation (TTC), is a family of travel companies including Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, Insight Vacations, Luxury...

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Now More Than Ever: Why You Should Work With A Travel Advisor

Before your trip

 The COVID-19 pandemic will pass. Until then, the global travel scenario will continue to change daily.Our top advice for people with travel booked – or considering travel – is to...

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Lie Flat Beds in Economy Class? This Airline Says, "Yes, You Can!"

Transportation New Zealand

An airline has cracked the code to providing some of the same comforts for economy class passengers as their fellow passengers in costlier business and first-class enjoy.After three years in...

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Top Souvenirs from a Trip to... Ireland

Shopping Ireland

If you’re one of the almost 20% of Americans and Canadians with Irish ancestry – or have fallen in love with the lore of the ‘Emerald Isle’ – a trip...

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The New Cruise Line Making Yacht-Style-Cruising the Med Affordable

River or Ocean Cruises Western Mediterranean

Sounds impossible, doesn’t it? The Emerald Azzurra is the first ship launched under the new Emerald Yacht Cruises brand, which is now part of the newly formed Emerald Cruises. You may already...

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How You Can Help Solve Overtourism - AND Still Enjoy the World's Most Popular Destinations

Sightseeing

Amsterdam. Venice. Barcelona. Just to name a few. These are spectacular, vibrant, magical cities… reeling under the weight of tourists.I’m very fortunate to have visited a number of cities that are...

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The Hotel with the Best Views of Buenos Aires

Hotels Buenos Aires

They call Buenos Aires the ‘Paris of South America’. Historic neighborhoods of elegant, whitewashed buildings with ornate wrought iron trim, its reputation as the global capital of theater with 280 theaters,...

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Top Things to See in Barcelona

Sightseeing Barcelona, Spain

It's one of the top destinations in Europe, let alone the Mediterranean. Barcelona tops everyone's travel bucket list, and for excellent reasons.It has a collection of some of the world's...

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Top Reasons to Make Seabourn Your First Cruise

River or Ocean Cruises

You never forget your first love - or your first cruise.All the more reason to make sure your first cruise is the very best cruising experience and leaves only wonderful...

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3 Hotels You Can't Miss in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Hotels San Juan,

It’s a US territory with sun-kissed Caribbean charms. Where lush jungles, land and marine parks and world-class beaches meet Old World cobblestone architecture, New World comforts, and signature Latin hospitality,...

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4 Places in Chile for Your Next Adventure Vacation

Adventure Chile

Chile is easy to spot on a map of South America. It’s the very long, very narrow ribbon of country stretching over 4300 km (2700 miles) along from the middle to...

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How You Can Help Now in Australia - Hint: It's Not Knitting Another Koala Cozy

Outdoor Activities Australia

Maybe you’ve donated to wildlife rescue or the Red Cross funds to help. Maybe you’ve been one of the crafters who have knitted pouches and mittens for injured and orphaned...

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4 Tips for Pre- and Post-Cruise Extensions

River or Ocean Cruises

Your next cruise vacation shouldn’t just start and stop at the ship’s gangway. Make the most of your holiday by extending your cruise before you board and even after you disembark.Here...

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What is 'Wave' and How You Can Save Booking Your Next Cruise Now

River or Ocean Cruises

It couldn’t come at a better time. The thrills of the holidays have passed, and the bills of the gift-giving season are due.The cold weather, cabin fever, and the doldrums...

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