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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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G Adventures Introduces New Yacht Custom-Built for Galapagos Exploration

Adventure Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

The new Reina Silvia Voyager is the tour company's 6th yacht, designed for immersive touring of the Galápagos. The 103-foot, high-end yacht sets sail in July, 2020. With 10 cabins, the...

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Video: The Only Place in the World with 3 Real Viking Ships

Culture & History Oslo, Norway

It's the best place in the world to discover your inner Viking! Scandinavia's seagoing warriors have re-captured the world's imagination. But Vikings were not imaginary. This culture in Norway, Sweden and...

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6 Year-Round Festivals That Give You a Reason to Celebrate in Barbados

Local Events Barbados

After winning the NBA championship, legend Kawhi Leonard toasted his huge win with a trip to Barbados. But you don't have to be a basketball hero to celebrate in Barbados. Beyond...

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Where Every Gaming Teen Wants to Travel This Summer

Local Events Hong Kong, Hong Kong

If your family has a teen who spends time immersed in electronic games, take heart! We've discovered the perfect summer holiday everyone in your family will enjoy.There's a vibrant summer...

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This Hotel is Baking Space History

Hotels

In the year of the 50th anniversary of America's epic moon landing, new space history is being made. The first food is being baked in space, and it's the signature...

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This European Wine Festival Only Happens 4 Times a Century - And It's This Summer

Local Events Switzerland

For oenophiles (and everyday wine lovers like you and me), it's a once in a generation opportunity to celebrate the wines of a country you might not even associate with...

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What You Need to Know to Hike or Bike Europe's Most Famous Pilgrimage Trail

Outdoor Activities Spain

It's been a physical test of spirituality since the Middle Ages.  And more recently, Christian pilgrims have been joined by active travel enthusiasts on the Camino de Santiago, a 500-mile...

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How to Stay Cyber Safe with a VPN when you Travel

Before your trip

Cyber security is on everyone's minds these days, and travelers in particular can be vulnerable when they are on public wifi networks.Even in your own hometown, every time you login...

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Video: Sir Richard Branson Explains How He Does Cruising

River or Ocean Cruises Caribbean

The whole cruise travel world is watching as flamboyant entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson launches 'rebellious luxe' Virgin Voyages.BestTrip was there as the famous British lifestyles magnate shared his vision for...

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