Latest News in Travel | Dec 04, 23

Black Friday Travel Deals that Let You Give the Gift of Travel this Holiday Season

Awesome Travel Stuff

Black Friday is one of the best times of the year to book travel – for more than one reason! Not only will you find some of the best deals of the year, but they allow you to give one of the most precious gifts to your loved ones during...

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Four Seasons Opening A New Resort in Another Caribbean Destination

Sea & Sand Caribbean, Anywhere

The newest Four Seasons resort will change the face of one of the Caribbean’s most popular islands.  Famous for affordable, all-inclusive beach resort vacations, the Dominican Republic’s latest resort will put it on even the most discerning luxury traveler’s map.  The Four Seasons Resort and Residences Dominican Republic at Tropicalia is...

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And the Top Tourism Attraction in Europe This Year Is...

Sightseeing Ireland

Not the Eiffel Tower. Not Rome’s Colosseum. Or even Barcelona’s magnificent Sagrada Familia cathedral by Gaudi. The attraction voted Europe’s best in awards dubbed the “Tourism Oscars” also earned the title of Europe’s Leading Beer Tour Visitor Experience 2023.  Ireland’s Guinness Storehouse is one of the highlights of a visit to...

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Beach Vacation Tip: What You Need to Know About Reef-Safe Sunscreen

Before your trip

Most of us are pretty careful about sun exposure when we travel on beach vacations these days. It’s hats and sunscreen all the way to protect our skin from the sun’s rays. But how about protecting the ocean we love to visit from the chemicals in our sunscreens?  The rise of...

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How Many Ways to Celebrate Adventure on a Seabourn Expedition Cruise?

River or Ocean Cruises Greenland

With more cruise lines getting into expedition cruising, travelers have more options about how they want their expedition cruise experience. From the extremes of barebones to the ultimate in luxe? The choice is yours.  We sailed onboard a Seabourn expedition cruise to the Arctic this summer, and discovered that the ultra-luxe...

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"Hoppy" News: UNESCO Lists Czech Hops Landscape as World Heritage Site

Culture & History Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is already a bucket-list destination for beer lovers, with a beer culture dating back to the 10th century, and continuing today, with renowned brewing traditions and iconic beer styles.  Pilsner Urquell, the world's first pilsner lager, was born in the city of Pilsen, and visitors can explore the...

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Highlights of an Emerald Cruise on Asia's Mekong River

River or Ocean Cruises Asia, Anywhere

One of the world’s longest rivers, flowing through six Asian countries, makes for an exotic Emerald river cruise to remember – and one that will let you strike a few items off your travel bucket list!  The Mekong River is a majestic waterway that winds its way through Southeast Asia. Dubbed...

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The Biggest W Hotel in the World has Opened on Sydney’s Harbourfront with a Spectacular Wave Design

Hotels Sydney, Australia

They like to make a splash Down Under. So it’s no surprise the long-anticipated opening of the new W Sydney hotel overlooking Darling Harbour is “making waves.” Its eye-catching, curving architecture adds wave-inspired drama to the harbourfront in Australia’s capital. And it’s the biggest W hotel among the 5 dozen...

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VIDEO: Meet the Moselle River on an Avalon Active & Discovery Cruise

River or Ocean Cruises

The Moselle is one of the rivers less-traveled in Europe, and that’s just the beginning of the magical appeal of an itinerary that sails from Luxembourg, then the Rhine and Main into Germany. Three waterways with two wine regions, a famous stretch of castles, plus “Active” and “Discovery” shore excursions...

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VIDEO: Dramatic Sailing Through One of the World’s Largest Fjords in the Arctic Aboard Seabourn Venture

Adventure Greenland

“The best morning of my life.” That was a cameraman’s reaction to filming in one of the hottest cruise destinations today. The Arctic’s icecaps, glaciers, icebergs and fjords are drawing intrepid cruise travelers who want to experience some of the most remote, pristine, – and epic – scenery in the...

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This All-Inclusive Resort is Expanding Included Dining: OFF-Resort Restaurants

Dining Caribbean, Anywhere

It’s the best of both worlds. Part of the appeal of luxury, all-inclusive resorts is the array of dining options on the property where you can enjoy effortless, delightful dining you’ve already paid for.  But what about getting a taste of the local restaurant scene on the rest of the island?...

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CERN in Switzerland Opens New Gateway for Visitors to Get Their Science On


If you thought CERN, the renowned particle physics research facility in Geneva, was just for Nobel laureates and PhD’s, think again. The facility has inaugurated Science Gateway, a new, visionary hub with free admission for anyone from 5 to 95 to get involved in the next generation of human understanding...

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Caribbean Lobster Festivals for Seafood Lovers' Travel Lists

Local Events

It’s shorthand for luxury cuisine, but lobster eaten fresh at the source can be also be casual, street food, family dining and fun! That’s the premise behind lobster festivals in Caribbean destinations where they have access to an abundance of what may be the most popular crustacean.  Unlike some festivals, lobster...

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6 Resorts Where You Can Celebrate Mexico's "Day of the Dead"

Local Events

Til death do you party! Dia de los Muertos is a cherished Mexican holiday honoring the memories of loved ones who have passed away. Coming just a day after Halloween, and symbolized by an elegantly-dressed skeleton, Day of the Dead is often thought of as a similar celebration of the...

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Two New Ships for Uniworld Boutique River Cruises Beginning 2024

River or Ocean Cruises

Fans of ultra-luxury, all-inclusive boutique European river cruising have two reasons to celebrate. Uniworld has announced the addition of two ships to its fleet. Following the line’s tradition of naming ships after European queens, empresses and other royalty, the new ships names are S.S. Victoria and S.S. Elisabeth. The ships...

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This UNESCO Site Just Got One Step Closer... to Completion

Culture & History Barcelona, Spain

Did you know there’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site that isn’t even finished yet? Many churches in Europe are World Heritage Sites… but most of them are hundreds, even a thousand years old. Only one of them is still under construction! And recently, Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia just achieved another milestone...

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Christmas Markets, NYE, Ice World and Gala Balls: Why Visit Vienna in the Winter

Local Events

Don’t wait til spring or summer to visit Austria’s capital. Some of its most unique experiences take place during the frosty months, where one-of-a-kind local events warm your heart and reveal a side of Vienna you can’t see any other time of the year.   Viennese Christmas Markets:Advent, the four weeks...

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A New Nature Reserve and More Hotel News From Aruba


Aruba’s hotel and resort scene is more alluring than ever. The Dutch island in the south Caribbean is known for its desert environment, perpetual tradewinds that shape its iconic divi divi trees, colorful, colonial town, and a famous beach that’s been named best in the world, where most resorts are...

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