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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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3 New Cruise Line Private Islands

Sea & Sand Caribbean

It used to be that private islands were the playgrounds of the ridiculously rich and fabulously famous. Then cruise lines got into the game. Now, cruise lines are competing with...

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This 400-Year-Old Easter Play Only Happens Once a Decade in this German Village

Culture & History Germany

You may never have heard of the small Bavarian village of Oberammergau. But every year ending in 0: 2010, 2020, 2030 and so on... Oberammergau becomes synonymous with the Passion Play...

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5 Reasons to Get Excited About Booking an Expedition Cruise This Year

Adventure

Leave your evening gown at home and pack your hiking shoes instead. For more and more travelers, an expedition cruise is on the horizon.Expedition cruises speak to our inner adventurers....

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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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Why Travelers in the Know are Booking A Douro River Cruise in Portugal

River or Ocean Cruises Portugal

Have you taken a river cruise in Europe yet? The 'Big Three' river cruises are the Rhine, the Danube and the Rhone/Saone. You may have heard about cruising on the Seine, even...

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Video: What Happens on a Visit to the Juno Beach Centre?

Culture & History Normandy, France

Veterans, their families, anyone interested in history, or the sacrifices of ordinary young men on an extraordinary moment for the world, all Canadians as well as citizens of all the...

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Video: Normandy WW2 Landing Beaches

Culture & History Normandy, France

It may not be the most joyful travel experience you have in Northern France, but for families of veterans, and any grateful citizen, a visit to the World War 2...

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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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River Cruising has Changed Forever - The AmaMagna Sets Sail

River or Ocean Cruises Europe

A new river cruise ship has embarked on the Danube, and it's unlike anything else on the rivers of Europe. The word 'revolutionized' gets overused, but AmaWaterways' AmaMagna has overturned how...

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You Can Dive into Cousteau Legacy at this Luxury Eco-Resort in Fiji

Adventure Fiji

Pristine Fijian ecosystem at land and sea, romantic and evocative South Pacific vistas and lifestyle… no wonder a trip to one of the world's top exotic tropical destinations is on...

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There's Now an Official James Bond Museum and it's in a Very Cool Location

Sightseeing Innsbruck, Austria

You might want to pack your black-tie outfit for this trip. After more than two-dozen movies in over 50 years, the original film spy hero finally has his own interactive museum. 007...

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5 Places to Go Island Hopping in Tahiti

Sea & Sand

The very word 'Tahiti' evokes the mystique of one of the most remote and romantic island destinations in the world. An island hopping escape to even a few of the...

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You Can Take a Chair Lift to the Beach on this Island

Sea & Sand Roatan, Honduras

They call it the 'Magical Flying Beach Chair' and it's probably one of the world's most memorable - and scenic - 6 minute trips to the beach. It's just like...

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To Celebrate 125 Years of Exploring, this Expedition Cruise Line Bans Plastics

River or Ocean Cruises

Since the 19th century, Hurtigruten has been bringing travelers closer to Nature.  Its tongue-twister name is Norwegian for 'Express Route' (it might help to think: 'hurried – route'); it was founded...

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6 Reasons to See Sicily

Sightseeing Sicily, Italy

It's the largest island in the Mediterranean, with 14,000 years of history.Sicily is in the center of the Mediterranean Sea and has been central to several world-changing civilizations including the...

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The World's Largest, Most Spacious Luxury Expedition Yacht Unveiled

River or Ocean Cruises

It's an ice-class ship with the latest technology, able to navigate spring and fall in the world's polar regions. It's also one of the most luxurious vessels the globe's remote...

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Video: Get Shot Out of This World-First Bungy Catapult in New Zealand

Adventure Queenstown, New Zealand

Maybe it's been too long since you've been shot out of a cannon. Or dangled and bounced hundreds of feet above a ravine. Or had your head snapped back with 3...

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Video: This Hotel Has the Top Views of Edinburgh

Hotels Edinburgh, United Kingdom

There are a few important things on our check list of a great hotel: alluring architecture and design, lifestyle, dining and sipping... and if possible, an amazing view.The Balmoral Edinburgh...

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Yes he did! 'Luke Skywalker' Opens New Skywalk at One of the World's Most Symbolic Lookouts

Sightseeing Gibraltar

And he even used a light saber. The actor famous for his role as one of space's greatest heroes didn't need to use the Force to launch the new Skywalk at...

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Video: This is the New 'City of Light'

Sightseeing Montreal, Quebec

Move over, Paris. There's a new 'City of Light' and it's the second-largest French-speaking city in the world. Festivals, style, cuisine, nightlife and cosmopolitan French Canadian lifestyle. The first time you visit Montreal,...

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Amtrak's Only Great Dome Car Returns to the East in Time for Panoramic Autumn Colors New York to Montreal

Transportation United States

It's a vintage train car whose windowed dome makes the fall foliage seem even more brilliant on one of the most scenic train routes in the world.For about six weeks...

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10 Things Before You Travel to Turks and Caicos

Sea & Sand Turks and Caicos Islands

The British Overseas Territory of Turks and Caicos has 8 main islands, 300 smaller islands, almost all virtually unpopulated. There may be fewer than 50,000 residents, but it punches above its...

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