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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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Ponies and 3 More Reasons to Visit Scotland's Shetland Islands

Outdoor Activities Scotland

They say on St. Patrick's Day everyone's a little bit Irish. So it's fair to say that on Rabbie Burns' Day, we're all a little bit Scottish. The national poet of...

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8 Facts About the Panama Canal

Transportation Panama City, Panama

Panama is one of the fastest-growing destinations in Central America, and the Panama Canal is the country's star attraction. Although it's on everyone's list of things to experience, the canal...

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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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Fact or Fiction? 3 Things You Need to Know About 'Dracula's Castle'

Sightseeing

Before every travel destination had a ghost tour and haunted hotels, there was Dracula's Castle.Irish author Bram Stoker's 1897 Gothic horror novel 'Dracula' popularized the vampire genre of fantasy fiction...

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All-New Luxury Travel Concept Design Details Revealed: Crystal AirCruises Jet

Luxury

Crystal announced its latest innovation, Crystal AirCruises, a few months ago.  Now Crystal has shared the designs for the first Crystal AirCruises aircraft, and we think this innovation is going...

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5 Reasons To Love Your Suite Butler on a Silversea Cruise

River or Ocean Cruises

If you've never sailed on Silversea Cruises before, you might not realize something very special you will come to love: your Silversea Butler. This is the only cruise line that...

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Video: Play for a Day on Holland America Line's Caribbean Private Island

River or Ocean Cruises

Think only the super rich and celebrities get the privileges of private islands?Guests aboard Holland America Line cruises in the Eastern Caribbean can get a taste of private island lifestyle...

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4 Local Markets You Can Go Shopping with the Chef on a Seabourn Cruise

River or Ocean Cruises

It's a long-standing tradition and one of guests' favorite experiences of a Seabourn cruise. And it doesn't even take place on board the ship.Seabourn's Shopping with the Chef complimentary shore excursions...

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Four New Shows Onboard Seabourn

River or Ocean Cruises

The new evening entertainment experiences debut on the Seabourn Odyssey alongside updated popular 'An Evening with Tim Rice' and coincide with an upgraded Grand Salon.Time your enjoyment of Seabourn's delectable...

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Searching for 'Hygge' in Copenhagen - and Happiness at Home

Culture & History Copenhagen, Denmark

It's a global buzzword and cultural phenomenon. And today, more and more of us are in need of Denmark's signature recipe for happiness: 'hygge'.Danish 'hygge' (pronounced 'HOOG-uh') is sweeping the...

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Go Glamping in the Galapagos on the Celebrity Flora

River or Ocean Cruises Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

What's better than a once-in-a-lifetime cruise to the Galapagos Islands? Sleeping under the spectacular night skies in one of the most remote places in the world on the deck of a...

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6 Reasons We Love Seabourn Cruises to Alaska

River or Ocean Cruises Alaska

America's Last Frontier is a destination everyone should visit at least once in a lifetime of travel. Alaska's vast, untouched waters and shores are rich in breathtaking scenery and abundant land...

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Discover Amsterdam's Local Food Scene on this Avalon Waterways Shore Excursion

River or Ocean Cruises Netherlands

Everyone wants to try 'real' local food when they travel. But we don't always have a real local to point us in the right direction. That's why we loved our Avalon...

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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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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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Video: Seabourn Chef Celebrates Quebec's Harvest: Cooking with the Chef

River or Ocean Cruises

Seabourn specializes in culinary memories. This luxury cruise line has long been famous for its tradition of 'Shopping with the Chef'. In Quebec City on a Seabourn fall colors cruise from...

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Video: A Canadian Veteran of DDay Explains Why You Should Visit the Juno Beach Centre

Culture & History Normandy, France

There are fewer and fewer veterans of the DDay Landing Beaches to tell their stories, but Canada's Juno Beach Centre introduced us to Jim Parks, who shared his memories of...

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Preserving the World's Heritage: One Cruise Line's Partnership with UNESCO

River or Ocean Cruises

There are over a thousand World Heritage Sites in 167 countries.  Places in the world of such extraordinary cultural or natural wonder, that UNESCO has dedicated itself to preserving them...

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Where's the Best Place to be on National Cake Day?

Dining Austria

If it isn't on your calendar already, get out a red pen and mark November 26. That's National Cake Day, and although we don't need any excuses to enjoy the star...

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6 Tips to Survive - and Enjoy - an 'Obli-cation'

Before your trip

When your 'vacation' is really an obligation, you're taking an 'obli-cation'. You've taken these trips: cross-country to the in-laws' for the holidays. A family or friend's destination wedding. The mandatory winter break or...

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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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5 Little-Known Facts about Africa's 'Big Five' Animals

Outdoor Activities Africa

'Safari'. It's a Swahili word simply meaning 'journey'. But for travel lovers, the word 'safari' ignites our imaginations of exploring vast Sub-Saharan landscapes and encountering majestic creatures in their natural environment .Africa's...

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Top 6 Wellness and Fitness Cruises You Should be Booking Now

River or Ocean Cruises

Have you resolved to travel more AND be more fit and well? Why not put these life goals together on your next cruise? Cruise lines have upped their health, wellness, and fitness...

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