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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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Top 10 Souvenirs from a Trip to Hawaii

Shopping Hawaii

You'll come home with a million sun-drenched memories of a holiday in Hawaii. Here are 10 mementos you can take with you. ANYTHING PINEAPPLEThey may be the most common symbol of Hawaii,...

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Meet the Buenos Aires Designer Whose Shoes Have Transformed Tango

Shopping Buenos Aires

There's no visit to Argentina's capital without experiencing tango. It is both music and an unmistakable dance, perhaps the most sensual dance in the world.Our Monograms tour of Buenos Aires included...

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3 Things You Have To Do on a Seabourn Cruise to Scandinavia and Scotland

River or Ocean Cruises Denmark

Cooler climes are some of today's hottest cruise destinations. Add the warmth of Seabourn's ultra-luxury service, boutique-hotel inspired ships, world-class dining and insightful, intriguing shore excursions like Ventures' active explorations, and...

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Quark Expeditions Makes an Earth Day 'Polar Promise'

Adventure Antarctica, Antarctica

Quark Expeditions, a leader in polar adventures, marked Earth Day by revealing its 'Polar Promise' sustainability plan. The polar adventure tour company already takes actions to protect and improve environment and...

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10 Amazing Facts about the Tasmanian Devil

Outdoor Activities Tasmania

Move over, cuddly koalas and cute kangaroos. Meet the Tasmanian Devil. No, not the Looney Tunes cartoon character that travels like a spinning top, drooling, snarling and terrorizing Bugs Bunny's friends. The...

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See the World's Tallest Indoor Waterfall at this New Airport

Transportation Singapore, Singapore

It's one of the world's top ten busiest airports, with a flight every 80 seconds. A hundred airlines transport over 60 million passengers yearly to and from Singapore's Changi airport. So millions...

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Top Reasons This is Puerto Rico's Most Iconic Luxury Hotel

Hotels Puerto Rico

 Whether you love Old Havana colonial style, rhythms and cocktails, Mid-Century modern tropical, Rat Pack vibes, or contemporary luxury urban resort on a world's top beach... Puerto Rico's El San...

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5 Top Spring Flower Spectacles and Where to Find Them

Outdoor Activities Europe

If you're like me, Spring can never come too soon. And nothing says Spring like new flower blossoms. This year, treat yourself to an abundance of Spring in one of these...

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11 Best Places in the World to Go Whale Watching

Adventure

70 percent of our planet is covered by oceans, and whales are not only the largest marine mammals, but the largest animals alive. No wonder humans are drawn to the oceans...

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This Hotel Serves a Cocktail Made with Gold

Nightlife Montreal, Quebec

If you haven't been to Montreal recently, the Golden Square Cocktail at Montreal's new Four Seasons Hotel (VIDEO ABOVE) is just one reason to book a trip or a pre...

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