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A Dozen Reasons to Visit India During Diwali

Culture & History India

India’s biggest and most important annual holiday is also one of the best times to visit the country.  Ancient civilizations the world over celebrate lunar cycles, the harvest, and the...

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3 Perfect Outdoor Activities for your Next Vacation in the Dominican Republic

Outdoor Activities Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

The Caribbean’s second-biggest country (behind only Cuba) may also be its most diverse. The Dominican Republic’s beaches are the headliners, but centuries of history, magnificent mountain ranges, vivid riverways and...

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Tips for Drinking in Japan

Nightlife Japan

Just as water is served automatically at a restaurant table in the West, green tea appears magically on every restaurant table in Japan. But what about a more… spirited beverage? Japan’s...

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The World's 1st Hybrid Cruise Ship Launches a New Era of Eco-Responsible Travel

Adventure

The ‘firsts’ just keep piling up for this pioneer in expedition cruising that has over 125 years of experience sailing in the world’s magnificent polar regions.Norwegian expedition cruise line Hurtigruten...

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The Best Trips for 'Skip-Gen' Travel

Awesome Travel Stuff

One of the biggest trends in recent years has been ‘Multi-Gen’ travel, where 3 or more generations of the family come together on vacation.‘Skip Gen’ travel leaves Mum and Dad...

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Move over Halloween: 5 Reasons to Travel to Mexico for Day of the Dead

Culture & History Mexico

It’s the fantastical backdrop of the opening sequence of a James Bond movie. And one of the items on the list of UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.Mexico’s Day of the...

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Where You Can Dine on Celebrated Chefs' Cuisine at Sea - And It's Included!

Dining

There’s a constellation of Michelin stars and celebrity chefs bringing their award-winning dishes, TV show hits and cookbook favorites to guests on cruise ships in all the seven seas. Dare we...

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The Hotel that made Copacabana Famous

Hotels Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Some hotels help define their destinations.   Not only with an historic pedigree, but with a location that makes them central to the local lifestyle.The Belmond Copacabana Palace helped create the...

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Video: Hawaii's Most Scenic Road Trip

Outdoor Activities Hawaii

Even in a state overflowing with breathtaking scenery, Maui’s Road to Hana is legendary. It’s been called the best thing to do in Maui, and even the top scenic drive in...

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3 Reasons to Book Off-Season Travel

Before your trip

Experienced travelers know there’s a code when it comes to travel seasons. High season, low season, shoulder season and off season – your choice of travel season can make a big...

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2 Helicopters - And a Submarine! Video Tour of this New, Luxury Expedition Cruise Ship

River or Ocean Cruises

There are more ways to explore the earth than overseas and overland. And the new Scenic Eclipse takes you there. With 2 helicopters for ‘flight-seeing’ and a submarine to reveal vast...

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Virgin Voyages' 'Save Water, Drink Champagne' Easy Button

River or Ocean Cruises

Oh, and there’s a caviar bar, too.Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages says it’s committed to ‘disrupting’ cruise travel, and that means a twist on one of the luxury cruise standards:...

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World Gorilla Day: 3 Things a Travel and Animal Lover Can Do

Adventure Africa

The world’s largest primates have their own day, September 24th. Gorillas are larger on average than humans and maybe that’s one of the reasons they’re larger than life in our...

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The Real Downton Abbey and 3 Other Majestic English Manor Houses That Star in Films

Culture & History Great Britain, United Kingdom

If the Downton Abbey movie and TV series has you fantasizing about life in the elegant and storied surroundings of England’s stately homes, you are not alone. The stories and history...

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Finding Wellness in the Waters of Jamaica

Wellness Jamaica, Jamaica

You probably already know that Jamaica is famous for its beaches.  And you may even have already come back relaxed from a beach holiday in the island country that has...

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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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How This Cruise is Breaking a World Record

River or Ocean Cruises

245 days. 6 continents. 51 countries. 111 ports. Imagine spending August 2019 until May 2020 on a cruise circumnavigating the world. This phenomenal cruise sailing around the world, beginning and ending in...

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3 Hurricane-Free Caribbean Islands

Sea & Sand Netherlands Antilles, Netherlands Antilles

Recent, extreme hurricanes have devastated favorite Caribbean island communities.For travel, the impact of more extreme hurricanes is double. It can take years for tourism infrastructure in island destinations to rebuild and...

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Where's the Best Place to Spend a Day at Sea on the Seabourn Ovation?

River or Ocean Cruises

Everyone who sails on Seabourn finds their favorite niches and idyllic space on board. We compare notes with each other and other guests. For some, it's Seabourn Square, the community 'living...

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Flying High to Your Next Cruise with Seabourn Private Air To and From Cruise Ports World-Wide

Luxury

It's hard to imagine what luxury could possibly improve on a Seabourn cruise, where they've perfected ultra-luxury service that anticipates your needs and surprises you with delights every day… but...

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You Can Take a Dip at the Edge of the World's Largest Falls

Adventure Africa

Daredevils and adventure-seekers can't resist! People really do take a dip in the natural pool at the top of this world-famous, record-breaking waterfalls. It's the largest falls in the world:...

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These 3 Latin American Cities Turn 500 This Year

Culture & History Central America

In 14 hundred and 92, Columbus sailed the ocean blue (as the rhyme we learned in school goes), and unwittingly unleashed a tsunami of Europeans heading west to explore the...

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This Italian Wine Region is Now a UNESCO Site

Culture & History Italy

Pop the cork on the bubbles! If you're a fan of sparkling wine, you are likely already familiar – and in love with – Italy's signature rival to French champagne.Finally, Italian...

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The Return of a Legend: Singapore's Raffles Hotel Re-opens

Hotels Singapore, Singapore

It's one of a handful of heritage hotels around the world that define a destination. The storied Raffles hotel is synonymous with Singapore. And after closing for more than two years...

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