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Drink a Cocktail Made by the World’s 1st Human-like Robot Bartender at Sea

He mixes drinks, but doesn’t stop there. ‘Rob’ the robot bartender also speaks 8 languages, tells jokes and even dances too! When we can cruise again, you won’t want to miss the world’s first humanoid – and interactive – shipboard robot bartender, who will make you the perfect cocktail to toast your return to cruising and travel. When...

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

The small Bavarian village of Oberammergau has become synonymous with the Passion Play – a recreation of the biblical story of Easter that consumes the entire village for over a year.    Today's audience will find it ironic that the origin of its performance was a prayer and promise to God to save the village from...

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Every 10 Years, This ‘World’s Fair’ of Flowers Upstages Netherlands’ Tulip Time. Don’t Miss Floriade 2022

  If you thought Tulip Time in the Netherlands was the ultimate garden travel experience, you haven’t heard about Floriade.   Horticulture is famously the Netherlands’ most ‘colorful’ industry. The country sells half of the world’s ‘floriculture’ products and over three-quarters of the world’s flower bulbs. It’s number one in greenhouse horticulture and leads global exports...

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The 'FOMO' Guide To Travel in 2022

Social media has an acronym for it: FOMO, or ‘Fear of Missing Out’. Over the last year, we’ve been missing out on a lot. A lot of get togethers, events, family celebrations… and a lot of travel. Finally, it looks like there’s light at the end of the tunnel, with travel starting to pick up this year,...

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Top 5 Reasons to Plan That Vacation Now

Have you travelled during the COVID-19 Pandemic? Maybe you visited family members or escaped with people in your pod? Perhaps you hit a national park or the great outdoors? While many of us did not venture far, now is the time to start planning that next dream vacation as we are all eager for a change...

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ALASKA – FEEL FREE TO LET THE OUTSIDE IN.

    When you cruise with Norwegian, the awe of Alaska stays with you throughout your cruise. From hiking up snow-capped mountains and witnessing majestic whales splash in the Pacific to coming back on board and catching an amazing show followed by an equally amazing starlit stroll on the top deck. So, come aboard the youngest...

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Calling All Cruisers!

Like you, we’ve really missed being out on the open water, exploring fascinating new ports-of-call and revisiting ones that feel like a second home. But what we’ve longed for most is sharing all these unforgettable places with loved ones, making special memories to last a lifetime. Whether it’s sailing the sparkling Caribbean or beautiful Mediterranean, or...

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Kiss the 'Love Boat' Goodbye

If you remember Saturday night TV dominated by a double-header of feel-good, travel-inspired shows, with the ‘Love Boat’ followed by ‘Fantasy Island’, this is the end of an era. The ‘Love Boat’ is sailing off into the sunset. Princess Cruises’ most famous ship, the Pacific Princess, has left the fleet. Princess Cruises tells us that, in its years...

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This State's 'For Lovers', and Even has a Seductive Local Cuisine - Recipe Included!

The catchy saying is known around the world and has even been inducted into the Madison Avenue Advertising Walk of Fame. ‘Virginia is for Lovers’ debuted over 50 years ago, explaining to readers of ‘Modern Bride’ why they should honeymoon in Virginia. Over the next half-century, ‘Virginia is for Lovers’ has come to mean a lot...

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Why a Trip to Canada's Northwest Territories is a Girl's Best Friend

Canada’s Far North is one of the world’s Last Frontiers – and a true polar travel experience. The country’s Northwest Territories extend from the 60th parallel into Arctic Ocean islands all the way to the North Pole.   At half a million square miles, the Northwest Territories is six times the size of the UK, but...

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3 Places For the Romantic, Overwater Escape of a Lifetime

Ever since the first overwater bungalow resort was built half a century ago, they have come to define the ultimate romantic tropical getaway. Overwater villas are the next best thing to a private tropical island of your own – a luxury, rustic-chic bungalow suspended right over top of jewel-toned seas. It brings out the primal human...

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One Incredible Destination. Limitless Vacation Memories

Perfect Day at Cococay Finally put that next family vacation on your calendar and start counting down the days. A cruise to Perfect Day at CocoCay (just voted Best Cruise Line Private island by Travel Weekly) not only puts a private slice of Bahamian paradise right at your fingertips, but also an array of record breaking-thrills...

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The White House Milestone Travellers and History-Lovers Are Celebrating

Amid political drama, it’s easy to forget that 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC isn’t only the address of one of America’s branches of government - or a family home, America’s original work-from-home venue before WFH became a ‘thing’.   The White House is also a global symbol of the historic roots of democracy. And it’s...

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Check Out These Pinup Pooches on the TSA's First Downloadable Calendar

We love airports, don’t you? After a year without travel,  we can’t wait to see the bustle, feel that unique buzz of people excited to be off on a new adventure in a new place…   Of all the sights and sounds of a busy airport, the one that’s guaranteed to make you smile is the...

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6 Reasons Why Travel is the 'Best Medicine'

Are you missing travel? Evidence tells us that travel benefits us more than getting a fresh tan, new social media posts of us having fun in some exotic location, or even new stories to entertain our friends and family.   When we had the privilege of unrestricted travel, we took for granted all the benefits it brought,...

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The Best Place In Britain to get Your 'Bridgerton' Fix

The steamy, historic-fantasy Netflix series ‘Bridgerton’ couldn’t come at a better time to brighten our stay-at-home winter blahs. We aren't surprised it's shattered Netflix viewership records.   Bridgerton is an early-19th century, light-hearted romp of an historic romance on steroids. Bridgerton follows the intrigues of the young Bridgerton family and their high society friends, enemies and...

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7 New Cruise Ships You Missed in 2020 - And Why to Sail Them Soon

Can we hit the reset button on 2020? Usually, at the beginning of each year, we look forward to new ships guests will be among the first in the world to experience in their inaugural seasons. But in 2020, more than a dozen new cruise ships sailed out of their shipyards only to sit empty, waiting for cruising...

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Mexico & the Caribbean: It’s Go Time!

Hey jet-setter! We know you’ve had a lot on your mind lately, but if you’re anything like us, we also know that you’ve been dreaming bigger than ever about your next vacation. In fact, that’s the thing about a great travel experience, it continues to inspire long after it’s over. And now it’s time to turn...

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Look Ma, No Hands! Unmanned Air Taxis to Launch in Singapore

It looks like something out of a science fiction film, but it could be the way you get your very next aerial tour of Singapore. In a world first, after two years of tests and collaboration with the island city-state and a decade of development of its technology, ‘Volocopter’ is set to make no-pilot air taxi...

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Snuggle Up In the World's Largest Log Cabin

It’s made of an astonishing 10,000 western red cedar logs, and ‘logs in’ at a whopping 4-million cubic feet of volume.Fairmont Le Château Montebello lays claim to being the biggest log building on the planet. A massive lobby and rotunda anchor four wings extending out in a star formation that’s painted dramatic black on the outside,...

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Endless Wave of Blue

When it comes to making travel memories to last a lifetime, the pristine natural wonders and unique local cultures of Mexico and the Caribbean always deliver. And while our relationship with travel may look different today, you can relax knowing that the resorts, hotels, and airlines are going above and beyond with the latest health protocols...

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Top Five Places in Mexico and the Caribbean

5. Isla Mujeres, Mexico Surrounded by the blue waters of the Caribbean Sea and conveniently located just eight miles from Cancún, Isla Mujeres offers a quieter refuge for serenity seekers of all kinds. This trendy Mexican hotspot has everything from luxury resorts and scenic beaches to great scuba diving and snorkeling. 4. Jamaica Known fondly as...

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Cruise Close to Home with Princess

Who says taking a vacation can’t be made simple? With cruises close to home, sailing with Princess has never been easier. Even better, a Princess MedallionClass(TM) vacation streamlines your experience with everything from faster, contactless boarding to food, drinks and more delivered wherever you are – personalized service that makes your time away effortless.   Whether...

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Celebrating Life With A Post-Quaratine Vacation

While this hasn’t been the kind of year we expected either, things are looking up as life seems to be moving in the right direction now. And with much of the world starting to open back up to travelers, we’ve decided it’s time to finally burst the “travel bubble” and celebrate post-quarantine life by planning a...

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Perfect Day at CocoCay

Vacations are ready for a comeback. So why not go big on new memories and plan a Royal Caribbean® cruise to the most incredible private island in The Bahamas — Perfect Day at CocoCay. It’s a place that takes paradise to the next level, with incredible thrills and awesome ways to chill at every turn.  ...

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Why I Loved Avalon Waterways Excursions

By: Keith Jenkins On any given day during the Active & Discovery cruise, there were so many excursions to choose from, and the best part is, on Avalon, almost all the excursions are included! There was literally something for everyone – whether you’re interested in nature, culture, history or food – which often made it difficult...

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We Found Your Paradise

Hi jet-setter! Helping travelers just like you experience once-in-a-lifetime vacations every time is what we do best. But what we also pride ourselves on is bringing you unparalleled value with our exclusive travel offers that you won’t find anywhere else. And lucky you! We’ve just landed some very hot getaway specials to two of our favorite...

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Cruise into the history and beauty of Canada & New England with Princess

From classic cities to sweeping maritime shores, Princess is renowned as the “Best Canada & New England Itineraries by Porthole Magazine The best way to embrace a new experience is to use all five senses. But did you know that Princess has discovered a sixth? It’s that jaw-dropping, heart stopping feeling you get when you gaze...

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In Touring We Trust

GLOBUS & COSMOS HAVE ALWAYS GREETED THE MOST FASCINATING PLACES across the globe with unmatched intrigue, curiosity, and wonder. Along the way, we’ve discovered the sights to see, encountered the people to meet, engaged in the customs to sample, and indulged in the cuisine to taste. And we’ve done this while bundling unrivalled knowledge from Tour Directors...

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WestJet Vacations - Safety Above All

The safety of our guests and WestJetters has and continues to be our top priority. In these uncertain times, we’ve made some important changes to our business, for your safety and peace of mind at every step of your travel journey. Reduced contact at check in Your check in experience will be close to what you’re...

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Globus - Alaska's Nature's Best Tour

Mark and his family joined Globus on our “Nature’s Best: Alaska” tour, he will be sharing his firsthand experience. The highlights of the trip were the scenery, sled dogs, bears, whales, and the fact that we never saw darkness. Fortunately, the hotel rooms had adequate draperies. Denali National Park is even more beautiful in person than...

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Hawaii Re-Opens Sept 1st

Dreaming of traveling to Hawaii? How about a fall vacation?

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Caribbean Islands Open to US Citizens and International Travelers

Here are the latest developments across the region: Antigua and Barbuda The Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda is now open to international travelers, including Americans. Currently, temperature checks are required upon arrival, and face coverings are required in the airport. Antigua is a popular tropical destination thanks to its 365 white sand beaches, its crystal-clear water...

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The Gold Standard of Luxury Cruising

With its highly-personalized services, sumptuous culinary delights, a seemingly endless number of one-of-a-kind, exclusive shore experiences, the world of luxury cruising is unlike any other. Of course, in our opinion, once you’ve lived the good life on an over-the-top cruise vacation, there’s no going back to just any ordinary cruise. No way! So, no matter if...

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Our Experience Matters: The Importance of Utilizing a Professional Travel Advisor

With so much uncertainty in our fast-changing world today, consulting a professional Travel Advisor like us has become increasingly necessary in order to navigate our complex, global travel system. No matter if you’re travelling for leisure or business, we continually monitor our clients’ flights and travel itineraries to know about any problems that have or may...

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Extraordinary Europe

By Jennifer Jones   We’ll just get to the point – we love, love, love Europe. Of course with its sprawling history, beautiful art and architecture, diverse cuisines, cultures, and landscapes, what’s not to love about this huge and endlessly fascinating area of the world! No matter if you’re looking to travel to Europe for the...

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Time to Reconnect

The Fives Beach Hotel & Residences Playa Del Carmen 5* Holiday in style at The Fives, an upscale, service-oriented hotel set on a white-sand beach in Riviera Maya. At this All Senses Inclusive resort, you’ll savour every moment with dishes infused with creativity—from the ultra-contemporary to the classical—a medley of international cuisine and an award-winning wine...

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Globus Undiscovered Mediterranean: Where Hidden Cities & Seaside Meet

    The Mediterranean’s sapphire seas will lure you in and convince you to stay a while. But beyond the azure waters lie tiny whitewashed villages nestled against sandy shores, marble-clad fortresses, and winding chains of turquoise waterfalls—places loved by locals and untouched by most. Globus invites you to dive deep into the blues of the...

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Go Together - Princess Cruises

    There comes a time when you need to get away from the everyday. To experience new adventures, to kick off those shoes and kick back, to reconnect with that special someone, to feel the thrill of the road less-traveled. And you can make your escape with Princess, recognized as a destination leader with over...

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Tiny Yankicha Island in the Russian Far East Is Startlingly Beautiful

    Long closed to Westerners, the Russian Far East is one of the planet’s least explored destinations – Silversea’s Russian Far East cruises will be with you for a lifetime. Take a cruise to the Russian Far East, where the winter ice isolates the Kuril Islands with their stunning volcanic landscapes and spectacular populations of...

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Meet Air Transat new Airbus A321neoLR

    Because your vacation should start the moment you step on board More space in Economy Class Go ahead and take up more room in our brand-new Economy Class with seats 3.8 cm (1.5 in) wider than those in the Airbus A310. Plus, with 50% less cabin noise, your vacation’s peace and quiet starts here....

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Naples' Crowning Culinary Achievement

    Pizza is a ubiquitous comfort food beloved around the world, and it’s easy to see why. With its gooey cheese and savoury tomato sauce, warm dough and mouthwatering aroma, pizza has scientifically been proven to be highly addictive. To trace pizza’s humble beginnings, we look to the vast Southern Italian city of Naples.  Most...

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The Top Five Wonders of Iceland That Will Blow Your Mind

    Iceland is unique, insanely interesting and filled with extraordinary landscapes, including the rare opportunity to see the spectacular aurora borealis – or northern lights. This tour will bring you on a search for that once-in-a-lifetime moment, but here are the top five wonders that will blow your mind.   1.    Northern Lights Ah, the...

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7 Hidden Gems in Rome Most Tourist Never See

    With over 4.2 million people flocking to Rome’s tourist attractions each year, escaping The Eternal City’s crowds is no easy feat. From magic doors to a giant pyramid, we’ve discovered seven hidden gems in Rome that will whisk you off the beaten path. Ssh don’t tell anyone… 1. Michelangelo’s Moses Forget David, it’s all...

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Luxury Meets Nature in Mexican Jungle

Hotel Xcaret Mexico, Riviera Maya Nestled along the Caribbean Sea, the five-star Hotel Xcaret Mexico in Riviera Maya boasts an architecture that blends seamlessly into its surrounding nature. Combining comfort and luxury, this unique resort pays tribute to the Mexican culture: think temazcal, delectable traditional cuisine — yes, tequila, mescal and all — and suites with local...

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It's Time to Celebrate!

Some may say they travel to learn about other cultures, to make new friends, or to relax and get away. But by far, most people travel to celebrate special events and life’s milestones. What better reason to get out there and explore than to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, retirement, graduation, family reunion, wedding or honeymoon! If...

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5 Tips For A Multigenerational Guided Vacation

An overseas adventure can bring generations of families closer while sparking great memories. CIE Tours guided vacations and private driver experiences foster the wonder of travel in all ages—tots, teens, and adults—and offer several advantages over independent travel. No driving or navigating unfamiliar roads means travelers can relax and focus on family and sights. And with...

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Seven Treasures of Italy

1. EXPLORE VATICAN CITY IN VIP STYLE One cannot head to Rome without heading to Vatican City. With Insight, you’ll gain VIP fast-track access into the Vatican Museums and a special private viewing of the Bramante Staircase, before admiring the genius of Michelangelo’s painted ceiling in the Sistine Chapel. 2. LEARN TO COOK WITH A LOCAL...

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New Tours With Collette

Our 102nd travel season is here! There are always new stories to tell, somewhere out there. You can find them on every continent, among every type of person, in every landscape imaginable. These stories are just waiting for a traveller to come and discover them. A traveller like you. Year after year you inspire us. To...

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Feel Like Chasing the Sun?

    Cue the calypso music and cruise to The Caribbean with Norwegian Cruise Line. Go ahead and explore underground waterfalls in the caves of St. Thomas. Lean in and hear the ruins of Costa Maya as they whisper talks of swashbuckling. Zipline across Harvest Caye. Or take a scenic drive in St. Lucia where you...

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