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Latest News in Travel | Jan 23, 19

Monaco Mystique: 5 Things You Didn't Know About the World's Most Glamorous Destination

Sightseeing Monaco

It's been featured in no less than two James Bond movies. Not to mention To Catch a Thief, the Alfred Hitchcock thriller starring Grace Kelly. Filmed on location in glitzy Monaco, it's where she met a prince and then became Princess Grace.Monaco – and Monte Carlo – have established and maintained...

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Champagne Vending Machine at this NOLA Hotel Makes Every Day New Year's Eve

Hotels New Orleans, Louisiana

The motto of New Orleans is 'Let the Good Times Roll'. Nowhere is that more true than at the local Ritz-Carlton, which now boasts the area's first permanent champagne vending machine.This classy, tongue-in-cheek interpretation of lobby fixtures in sadder hotels holds 320 'piccolo' (mini) bottles of liquid celebration, and blends right...

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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 weight as an offshore financial center and a favored Caribbean island destination for travelers by land or sea.Most people live...

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You Can Stay in this Spa Hotel Over Top of Iceland's Blue Lagoon

Wellness Iceland

A primeval landscape of black lava rocks covered in moss. Pools of chalky, ice-blue healing waters heated by the earth's core. Iceland's Blue Lagoon is mystical and almost surreal to see even in person. It's even been called one of the Wonders of the World. Now, there's a spa hotel where you can...

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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 118 islands and atolls in this South Pacific paradise is not only the ultimate escape from northern winters, Tahiti is...

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'Glamping' in Laos: Luxury Tented Villas are a Rosewood Resort First

Hotels Laos

Laos may be one of the last, best-kept secrets in South-East Asia. Now, travelers looking for an immersive vacation in the unspoiled environment, unique culture and French-Laotian heritage of Laos have the perfect ultra-luxury destination: the tented villas of the new concept Rosewood Luang Prabang.It's Rosewood's second resort in Southeast...

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Tips for Biking Bermuda's Railway Trail National Park

Adventure Bermuda

It may be one of the best ways to see the beauty of Bermuda.  The train system in Bermuda was short-lived, but its legacy is a National Park trail that is a gift to islanders – and visitors to the island – for generations. In the '30's and '40's, 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 ship that's the height of modern luxury.   The Celebrity Flora is a first for the cruise line, dedicated to...

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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 games in recent years. In fact, some of the best wellness experiences in the world are now at sea.BestTrip's Lynn Elmhirst...

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11 Best Places in the World to Go Whale Watching

Adventure

70 percent of our planet is covered by oceans, and whales are not only the largest marine mammals, but the largest animals alive. No wonder humans are drawn to the oceans and these mammals who dwarf us and remind us how small we are in the universe. Whale watching tops many travelers'...

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Grain Silo Transformed into Breathtaking Museum and Hotel

Culture & History South Africa

Within a year of its breathtaking reincarnation, Cape Town's historic Grain Silo has already been named one of the world's top 100 places. When it was originally constructed in the 1920's, the Grain Silo on the city's waterfront was the tallest building in Sub-Saharan Africa, and a symbol of connection to...

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Welcome to Quintess Travels New Web Site and Travel Newsletter!

Awesome Travel Stuff

We are proud to introduce you to our newly re-designed website and the first issue of our newsletter that will keep you abreast of the latest in travel, with updates on new trends and interesting interviews with special guests from different parts of the country. We've been working really hard...

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Do Destination Weddings really cost less then Traditional Weddings?

Adventure

Planning for a Traditional wedding can take a year or longer - the average engagement lasts 15 months and involves taking care of a wide range of details, from ordering floral arrangements to booking musicians. All those expenses can add up quickly, and you may be wondering if there are...

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3 tips for your save the dates

1- Sending your save the date cards time line...It's never to early to send Save the Date the cards as destination Weddings take a lot of time to plan you should mail them out as early as you select your venue and date. We think 9-12 is a great idea!2-...

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Destination Wedding Planning Checklist

12+ MONTHS BEFORE Announce your Engagement, discuss wedding expenses and set a budget Set a date “tip” be flexible as popular wedding dates may not be available Start looking for a location, venue or destination wedding package “tip” Hire a Travel Agent that is specialized in Destination Weddings, their expertise...

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