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How to Stay Cyber Safe with a VPN when you Travel

Before your trip

Cyber security is on everyone's minds these days, and travelers in particular can be vulnerable when they are on public wifi networks.Even in your own hometown, every time you login...

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Video: Sir Richard Branson Explains How He Does Cruising

River or Ocean Cruises Caribbean

The whole cruise travel world is watching as flamboyant entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson launches 'rebellious luxe' Virgin Voyages.BestTrip was there as the famous British lifestyles magnate shared his vision for...

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Happy 4th of July and Canada Day! Celebrating Neighbors and Staycations

Awesome Travel Stuff North America

If you've ever taken a cruise or traveled to Alaska, you may recognize this place. From sea level in Skagway, Alaska, the White Pass & Yukon railway climbs an incredible 3000...

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Put America's Oldest Cities On Your Travel Bucket List

Culture & History North America

You don't have to be a history buff to make a point of visiting the oldest cities in the U.S.Since the establishment of European settlements in what is now the...

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6 Ways to Cruise Rivers and Waterways Close to Home This Year

River or Ocean Cruises North America

It's no secret that river and small ship cruising is one of travel's biggest trends. What may still be an open secret is the boom in cruising on the inland...

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Canada's National Cocktail Turns 50 - And Here Are 4 Great Places to Drink It

Dining Canada, Canada

It's as Canadian as maple syrup. The Caesar is Canada's national cocktail. Created in a hotel bar in Calgary in 1969, it's been the only-in-Canada favorite game night, summer patio,...

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Legendary Athens Riviera Reborn with the Launch of the First Four Seasons in Greece

Sea & Sand Athens, Greece

It's an exclusive stretch of the Greek coast just 20 minutes south of the capital. In the 60's, this exclusive spot on the Athens Riviera was the epi-center of chic,...

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British Airways Celebrates 100 Years in the Skies - And You Might Not Believe How

Transportation Great Britain, United Kingdom

Can you believe there's been a whole century of commercial airline flight? We all know about the Wright brothers' historic flight in 1903, and in a little more than a century...

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What Does a $500 Million Cruise Ship Reno Look Like?

River or Ocean Cruises

When you're investing half a BILLION dollars in a fleet-wide renovation, you're entitled to call it a 'Revolution'. Celebrity Cruises is undergoing a transformation. You may have already heard about their...

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The World's First Underwater Ride Share: Now You Can Take a 'ScUber' in Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Outdoor Activities Queensland

Forget about 'surge' pricing on an Uber ride – how about 'submarine' pricing? Hailing a 'ScUber' in Australia's Great Barrier Reef will get you a $3000 AUD charge to your Uber...

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The Best Trip You Can Make to Honour Canada's Veterans in Memory of the 75th Anniversay of DDay

Culture & History Normandy, France

2019 marks the 75th anniversary of DDay. On June 6, 1944, Canada joined British, American and other Allied troops in storming the Nazi-held shore of France along the coast of Normandy.Of...

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50 Years Since John Lennon's Bed-in for Peace: Video Inside that Hotel Suite Today

Culture & History Montreal, Quebec

It was a week at the end of May 1969 that became an iconic, unforgettable moment of 60's counter-culture and protests against the Vietnam War. 2019 marks the anniversary of the...

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5 Alaska Shore Excursions That Will Make You Book an Oceania Cruise Now

River or Ocean Cruises Alaska

Cool-weather Alaska is one of the hottest cruising destinations. It's in our own backyard, with pristine and inspiring natural wonders, and a sailing season May-September perfectly aligned with family summer...

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A Uniworld River Cruise in the Bordeaux Wine Region

River or Ocean Cruises Bordeaux, France

It's a wine-lover's dream river cruise! The world famous wine region of Bordeaux is home to some of the most famous wines and chateaux, grands crus, towns and legends. If you've ever...

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The Longest Suspension Bridge In North America Has Opened and it Overlooks America's Most Visited National Park

Outdoor Activities Tennessee, Tennessee

More than 10 million people every year travel to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park – that's more people than visit the Grand Canyon, Yosemite and Yellowstone parks combined!  And...

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4 Royal Family Hangouts in London

Sightseeing London, United Kingdom

The latest Royal news has us all abuzz and reminds us it's time to book a trip to England's capital and home of the British Royal Family. We may not be...

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Wine, Fashion and Song: Theme Cruises That Will Make You Book a Cunard Luxury Cruise Now

River or Ocean Cruises Southampton, United Kingdom

Famous for its 'Three Queens' fleet of iconic ships: the Queen Mary 2, the Queen Victoria, and Queen Elizabeth, Cunard's regal, British lifestyle at sea, with gala evenings, afternoon tea,...

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7 Tips for Touring Tuscany

Sightseeing Italy

If you close your eyes and picture 'Italy', chances are, it's the rows of vineyards and cypress trees, villas and farmhouses, fabled towns and household-name works of art of Tuscany...

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Channel Your Inner Van Gogh on this Avalon Discovery Shore Excursion in Amsterdam

River or Ocean Cruises Netherlands

What happens when you put three non-painters in a painting workshop? Can you really learn to paint like Van Gogh in an afternoon?  Those were the questions on all our minds...

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Learn to Haka on the All Blacks' Rugby Team's Home Ground

Sports New Zealand

It's one of the most famous – and fearsome – pre-game rituals in the world. One that you can now learn for yourself in one of the world's most storied stadiums.Any...

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You Can Celebrate Richard Branson's Birthday With Him on his Adults-Only Cruise Line

River or Ocean Cruises Caribbean

With flamboyant Sir Richard Branson at the helm, the 2020 launch of Virgin Voyages is one of the most anticipated events in travel. The party-loving, trend-setting celebrity entrepreneur promised his latest...

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Cycling through the Dutch Countryside on an Avalon Active Shore Excursion

River or Ocean Cruises Netherlands, Netherlands

One of the best things about river cruising in Europe is that it takes you into the heart of world-famous cities, charming smaller towns, and even through the countryside that...

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7 Castles in Ireland Where You Can Stay

Hotels Ireland

St. Patrick and the Emerald Isle. Dramatic coastline. Historic towns and cobblestone streets. Pubs and parties. Folklore and green pastures… and castles. Hundreds of castles and manor houses dot the Irish...

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Where's the Only Restaurant in Alaska by a Michelin Starred Chef?

Dining Alaska

That's a trick question. Michelin, who issues the most coveted fine dining ratings, only evaluates restaurants in three US cities: New York, Chicago, and San Francisco. Not Alaska.But there is still one...

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