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Places to Celebrate Britain's 'Football' Heritage

This month, English fans of ‘footy’ had lots to celebrate. Despite a heartbreaking loss in the finals of the Euros, it was England’s best performance ever in the continent’s biggest game. Soccer, that is. Britain is the birthplace of the modern sport that has traveled around the world to become the most popular in the world....

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New Museum in Denmark Celebrates the Fantastical World of Hans Christian Andersen

Many of us have spent hours of our own childhoods or alongside our favorite kids immersed in stories like the Snow Queen, the Emperor’s New Clothes, the Princess and the Pea, the Nightingale, and the Little Mermaid, either in timeless storybooks or Disney movie incarnations. Now, the author who created these immortal works is being reinterpreted...

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New Ships Put the ‘Luxe’ in Luxury Expedition Cruising to the Remote Oceans of the World

It’s one of the biggest trends in cruising. Not getting bigger, but getting out there. In style. Expedition cruises used to be only for the most intrepid travelers. You would join a working research vessel on its voyage to a very distant destination, tolerating the discomfort for the once-in-a-lifetime experience of getting up close and personal with the...

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Miami Heats Up This Summer with Three Hotel Openings

Miami has always been one of the hottest destinations on the continent, with art, design and architecture creds, a blistering beach/ party scene, vibrant cultural scene that reflects the city’s status as a Latin American hub, and a celebrity/ jet set appeal that never seems to die down.  This summer, the city’s getting even hotter, with...

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Make It A Summer Like No Other

Now that we can breathe a sigh of relief at seeing the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, the move is on to get back to traveling the world, even though things will remain a bit different for a while. But considering what we’ve all been through, we’ll take it! So why not make...

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Laughter is Brightest when Food is Best

Enjoy Meals With Your Travel Party When, How & Where You Want

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Celebrate the Māori Lunar New Year and the Southern Dark Skies in New Zealand

New Zealand is in celebration mode in July with the arrival of Matariki. It's a constellation of stars that rises in New Zealand skies, shining their brightest in the first week of the month. Known to astronomers as Pleiades or the Seven Sisters, Matariki is believed to have formed more than 100 million years ago, and...

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Two New Luxury Brands for the Secluded Turks & Caicos Islands

They are among the Caribbean’s best kept secrets. The forty islands and cays that make up the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) are favored by travelers in the know for their pristine waters, picture-perfect white sand beaches and conch and lobster fisheries that make local dining such a joy. TCI’s archipelago is strung out along the...

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You’ve Missed Danube Day But You Can Still Discover Europe’s Record-Breaking River

Every year on June 29th, eighty-one million people in 14 European countries celebrate the single river that ties them together and provides drinking water, food, power, recreation, jobs and transportation. Danube Day annually marks the signing of the Danube River Protection Convention, which facilitates collaboration between the countries of the Danube River and the rivers that...

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Cruising From the US is Back!

It’s official. Cruising has returned to ports in the U.S. While many cruise lines have already started sailing with North American guests from offshore ports in the Caribbean and Europe, there’s been no cruising from ports we can drive to. Until now. Between the end of June and the holiday weekend, three ships have set sail...

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Now You Can Discover Your European Family Heritage While Sailing on a River Cruise

It’s news that marries two of the fastest-growing styles of travel: river cruising and family heritage travel.AmaWaterways has partnered with Ancestry, the company that specializes in genomics and connecting people to their family history.The river cruise line has done family-heritage themed cruises before, but now, you’ll be able to uncover specific details about your own family....

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Celebrate This Island’s Sweet Harvest at its Annual Summer Mango Festival

On some islands, they like to tell you how many beaches they have, or days of sunshine. On Nevis, it’s how many different varieties of mangoes they have.The answer? Officially, nearly four dozen – and unofficially, it’s estimated nearly 200 different varieties of mangoes grow on this tiny Caribbean island.Nevis makes up the other part of...

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The World has a New Ocean to Explore

Get out a sharpie – there’s a new ocean to label on your map of the world. Or globe, if you have one. You might have to update your travel bucket list, too.If you’ve already ticked off ‘visit all the oceans of the world’, you’ll have to uncheck that box. Even if you’ve seen, swum in, or...

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The Wait Is Over

Bold is back for good —with a full lineup of award-winning ships sailing Caribbean adventures from the U.S. starting this July. It’s time you get back to vacation mode, and all the things you’ve been missing. Like top deck tide taming on the FlowRider®. Ahh-inspiring feats at AquaTheater. Tastebud temptation on a global scale, from Italy...

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Hurtigruten Expeditions: A Leader In Sustainable Expedition Cruising

Hurtigruten Expeditions operates premium expedition cruises to Alaska, Antarctica (including two once-in-a-lifetime Solar Eclipse sailings this November), the British Isles, the Caribbean & Central America, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, the Northwest Passage, Norway, South America, and Svalbard in the Arctic North. These are unique destinations where the natural beauty is matched only by the stunning...

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Someday Is Here - Let’s Travel The World Together Again

The moment we've been waiting for has finally arrived! Beginning this summer, you can experience breathtaking journeys to the Caribbean islands departing from the United States. Leading the way as the very first ship to sail from the U.S. is our award-winning ship, Celebrity Edge®. And, at the helm is the very first American female captain,...

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The Best of Alaska by Land And Sea

Complete your Alaska adventure bucket list with a multi night land tour that’ll take you deeper into America’s Last Frontier. From North America’s tallest peak, Denali, to the stunning coastal route of the Inside Passage, Alaska is one of the most stunning natural landscapes on Earth. In this untouched wilderness, you will find ancient glacial valleys,...

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The Vacation You Need, All The Luxury You Deserve

Over the past year you’ve been working hard to keep your family happy and healthy. It hasn’t been easy, sometimes it has seemed downright impossible, but you’ve made it this far and things are finally starting to look up! Sure, we still have some way to go, but the opportunity to start planning a well-deserved getaway...

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Swimming, Playing, Feasting and Laughing

Celebrating the sunrise and toasting the sunset. These are all just part of the experience of cruising on a Carnival ship. If you’re considering a Carnival cruise or are already booked one (lucky you) we know you’re excited about exploring exotic destinations. But get ready for the fun starts the moment you step onboard. While cruising...

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Caribbean Rhythms

With so many incredible islands, beaches, cultures, waves, and flavors to choose from, finding your perfect paradise in the Caribbean has never been easier! Pristine, sugar-white beaches extend as far as the eye can see. Sparkling azure waters glisten, fragrant tropical gardens explode in dazzling color, and picture-perfect sunsets ignite the sky. This is the Caribbean...

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A Modern Classic

No matter if you are setting sail on a luxury cruise or living it up in your own posh vacation villa, the islands of Greece deliver vacations thrills of epic proportions. Rich in history, mythology, and all those colossal ancient architectural ruins, Greece is home to over 6,000 islands and islets scattered across the eastern Mediterranean....

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3 Reasons Why You Are Going To Love What Princess is Doing

  At Princess Cruises, we know a greater connection lies, when we are actually in the moment, together. Bringing people together has been our legacy for over 50 years. When we share our world, share our hearts and create connections that matter, that is when lasting memories are made. It has been called the next wave...

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Small Group Tours 2022

Our doors are open to welcome you on one (or more!) of our exclusive small group “bubble” journeys to four exotic destinations in 2022. Our travel bubbles are limited to a maximum of 20 passengers, which ensures intimacy and the best consideration of health and safety guidelines. We’ve customized these itineraries to allow inquisitive travellers like...

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The Perfect Vacation That Is Close To Home

Something quite incredible has been happening over the past year when it comes to travel – we’ve been taking to highways, backroads, and trails rediscovering what a breathtaking country Canada is!   From our National Parks like the Jasper and Gros Morne, to charming off-the-beaten-path towns and iconic road trips where you can see for miles...

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Our Top 5 European Countries

5. Switzerland Looking beyond the chocolate, cuckoo clocks, and yodeling, Switzerland is all about once-in-a-life-changing experiences, heart-racing Alpine pursuits, and urban culture. The country is wedged neatly between Germany, Austria, France, Liechtenstein, and Italy, and offers travelers plenty to do year-round with its spectacular scenery, cosmopolitan city centers, and towering snow-capped mountains. 4. Greece No matter...

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Europe's Big Comeback!

Our passion for exploring the history and cultures of Europe is truly unparalleled, so it’s no surprise just how ready we are to get reacquainted with its astounding array of sights, sounds, and flavors. As that moment quickly approaches, now is a great time to start thinking about and planning your return to the continent. Steeped...

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Experience The Vacation A Lifetime – Every Time – With Travel Club!

As a member of the Travel Club you’ll enjoy exclusive access to inspiring and carefully curated getaways across the globe. Every Travel Club vacation pairs you with a knowledgeable and experienced travel advisor who can personally answer any question you may have. Along with unparalleled, personalized services, Travel Club members receive significant savings on hotels, cruises,...

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One Trail Walk Takes You Across the 2 Highest New Suspension Bridges

The Golden Skybridge features not one, but two expansive suspension bridges connected by forested trails – right at the edge of two legendary mountain ranges.Visitors embark on a 3k (nearly 2 mile) nature walk weaving throughout parkland and across two new, spectacular suspension bridges – the two highest pedestrian suspension bridges in Canada, and believed to...

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Yes, You Can Cruise Again - This Summer! Here's How.

No sailing in American or Canadian waters yet? No problem! That’s what at least three cruise lines – so far - are saying.Plus, some other lines confirming they’re able to start cruising despite restrictions.Especially if you’re one of the millions of people in the US and Canada who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 – or will be...

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4 Top Reasons to Make a Vacation Rental Your Next Holiday - Plus Booking Tips

Vacation rentals were the fastest growing type of holiday accommodation even before the pandemic. With types of rental homes ranging from urban apartments to beach villas, farmhouses to ski chalets or even castles, the trend towards non-hotel stays is likely to keep growing as travel picks up again.  Here are the top reasons why you might be...

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Are You Feeling Free?

Imagine cruising just the way you want it, with no schedule to follow but your own. That’s the freedom Norwegian Cruise Line provides on all our ships and itineraries. There is plenty to explore both onboard and ashore, and there is something for everyone no matter where you cruise. Norwegian visits some of the best destinations...

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3rd 'Lady Ship' Announced for New Cruise Company on International Women's Day

Cruise lovers haven’t even had a chance to sail aboard the first ship on this new – and much anticipated – cruise line. The Scarlet Lady launched a year ago just moments before the travel shutdown, and guests are still waiting to find out what it’s like to cruise the adults-only, Virgin Voyages way. That hasn’t stopped Sir...

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World's Longest River Cruise Set for 2023

46 nights. 7 rivers. 14 countries. You’ve heard of ocean ‘World Cruises’. This is the first of its kind for river cruising and may be the start of a whole new river cruise travel trend. The longest-ever river cruise itinerary is the perfect way to refill a love for cruising that’s been running dry since the pandemic. AmaWaterways...

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Why 'Coming Home' is the Best Way to Discover Your Irish Ancestry

St. Patrick’s Day finds most of us rooting around in our closets for a green sweater to fulfill the ‘wearing of the green’ on a day that they say ‘everyone is a little bit Irish.’ For more and more people, it’s also about finding your roots, even right at the source in the Emerald Isle. Tourism Ireland...

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'Pandemic Pivots' in Travel We Hope Will Stick Around Forever

Necessity is the mother of Invention, they say, and the pandemic, while it has shut down travel, has also inspired some innovations we love – and are hoping will stay with us long after travel is back to full swing.  By: Lynn Elmhirst, producer/host of Best Trip TV The Cabins at Mountain Village The Town of Mountain Village...

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Dial Up The Thrill Factor With Royal Caribbean

At Perfect Day at CocoCay, it’s the ultimate beach and pool day — all day long. From picturesque shoreline to record-breaking lagoons, plus plenty of savory bites and refreshing sips to be had in between, you’re in for a fun and sun-soaked adventure you’ll only experience with Royal Caribbean® From giggle-worthy tides to shriek-inducing slides, you’re...

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Always Better Together!

From downgraded summer beach vacations to postponed once-in-a-lifetime adventures, Family vacations haven’t been the same lately. While it’s been rough not traveling like we’re used to, we’re all hanging in there and in many cases dreaming up even bigger, more incredible travel experiences. By working on your vacation planning now, you’ll be ready to head out...

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Feel Like Making Awesome Family Memories With Norwegian Cruise Line?

We know a place where kids can be kids, adults can be adults and families can get even closer. A cruise aboard Norwegian Cruise Line offers something for everyone visiting some of the best destinations including Alaska, The Caribbean, Europe and more. There’s plenty to explore on our ships. Head up to the top deck and...

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Discover the magic of Scotland

The land of tartan, whisky, and bagpipes will enchant you.  There’s a reason the unicorn is the symbol of Scotland – it’s a land of pure magic. Travel to discover every delightful vista, from the heather-covered Highlands to the depths of Loch Ness. Let us introduce you to the richness of Scottish culture and the charms...

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St. Patrick and Shamrocks

Who was St. Patrick? The man most associated with Irishness, and one of the world’s most beloved saints, St. Patrick wasn’t Irish himself. Born in Britain, likely in the fifth century, Patrick was captured as a teenager by Irish pirates and spent six years in Ireland as a slave, working as a shepherd. He spent much time in...

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Whisky vs Whiskey: What is the difference?

It is no secret that every corner of Ireland and Britain holds claim to a storied past of spirits. If you look closely, however, you might notice a small nuance in the spelling of a particular amber-colored, malted drink that has been produced in the region for centuries.  So is it whisky or whiskey? Does it...

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The Best of Ireland’s Historic Irish Pubs

Irish pubs are much more than just a place to quench your thirst – they are places for storytelling, music-making, and merriment. And the pub tradition in Ireland is a hallowed one – with many pubs dating back hundreds of years. We asked our Ireland experts, CIE Tours, for a few of their favorites. Most of...

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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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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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