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3 New, Impossibly Picturesque Boutique Hotels That Make it Easy to Dream About Your Next Trip to Europe

Hotels Europe

France. Italy. Spain. If you’re imagining traveling again to Europe, you’ll have no problem picturing yourself in any of three independent boutique hotels that have just opened in spectacular historic...

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Roundup of the NEW, COVID Insurance Options for Canadian Travellers

Transportation

In less than a month, the landscape for Canadian travellers has been transformed.Back in March, the COVID-19 virus was determined to be a ‘known factor’ and so it was no...

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Seize the End of Summer with Recipes Inspired by Favorite American Hot Weather Travel Destinations

Dining San Antonio, Texas

The kids are back to school (whatever that looks like this year for your nearest and dearest), but on the calendar, summer isn’t quite over – yet. The Autumn Equinox –...

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Well, We Aren't Going to Miss This. Major US Airlines Drop Most-Hated Fee

Transportation North America

The first announcement was a bombshell. Then, like dominoes, they all fell. United Airlines started the landslide when it revealed it was dropping change fees - forever. Why? Air passengers...

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Meet the Luxury, All-Inclusive Expedition Cruise Line Launching Soon - Yes, during COVID

River or Ocean Cruises

Meet the Luxury, All-Inclusive Expedition Cruise Line Launching during COVID. You might call it bucking a trend. Atlas Ocean Voyages is debuting, even during the global pandemic that currently has...

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Post-COVID's Biggest Travel Trend is... Small

Escorted or Guided Tour

As the world prepares to travel again, there’s a huge trend emerging: going small. We know what the ingredients of travel are going to be in the immediate post-pandemic future...

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Croatia - The land of rich culture

Culture & History Croatia

5 Great Stops in Dubrovnik for Game of Thrones Fans Check out the steps to creating Game of Thrones but don’t forget to learn about the history of this beautiful...

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Hidden Secrets and Natural Wonders of 4 Costa Rican Volcanoes

Outdoor Activities Costa Rica

From breathtaking beaches, up through rainforests and cloud forests, Costa Rica’s terrain rises from the sea to mountain ranges and, like icing on a scenic cake, a string of volcanoes...

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Top 3 Travel Destinations to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the End of WW2 in the Pacific

Culture & History Hawaii

2020 has been an eventful year, with many firsts for the history books.But 2020 also marks some big anniversaries. Earlier this year, the Allies of World War 2 commemorated the 75th...

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One COVID Change of Plans Continues a Heart-Warming Legacy for this Cruise Line

River or Ocean Cruises

Holland America Line Changes the Name of its Newbuild and Designates it the New FlagshipTravel has taken a beating by COVID-19. But there’s one way it’s giving us something to...

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This Cruise Line Kicked Guests off a Cruise. Here's Why it's Good News for You and Cruise Travel

River or Ocean Cruises

Guests left behind when a ship sails away is usually an unfortunate situation no cruise line likes to talk about. But when it happened last week in Naples, cheers rang out...

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These 'Hotels' are Full of 'Guests' Throughout Pandemic - Part of Fairmont's 'Bee Sustainable' Program

Hotels

The global pandemic closed the doors of nearly every hotel in the world. But thousands of very special ‘guests’ at some Fairmont hotels stayed.Some have even been ‘residents’ for years.'HOME SWEET...

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3 Top Trips for Golfers Who Cruise - From Close to Home to Around the World

Outdoor Activities

Suddenly, everyone is golfing again.With only a few minor tweaks that courses have easily implemented, the game checks all the boxes for a COVID-safe pastime. So it’s no surprise that even...

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The Airline That's Providing Passengers with COVID insurance

Transportation

Travel companies are introducing many new health and safety practices to help protect travelers, staff and locals as travel begins to resume.Now, one airline has taken those measures one step...

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The New COVID Safety Measure Cruise Travelers will actually LOVE

River or Ocean Cruises

It’s one of the least-loved experiences on a cruise. Not long after you board your ship with excitement to explore and start your vacation, you are required to put down your...

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7 Incredible countries you’ll explore on the Danube River

River or Ocean Cruises

Check your bucket list - is River Cruising on it. If not , it should be! I have always wanted to tour the following countries. This is a fantastic way...

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Why You Should Book With A Travel Advisor

Before your trip

“Why would I book with you when I can just book the same trip online?” This is the question we were asked daily, prior to March 2020…but this mindset changed...

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4 Incredible Countries You'll Explore on the Rhine

River or Ocean Cruises

4 Incredible Countries You’ll Explore on the Rhine With their fabulous rooftop pools, jacuzzies, and wellness programs—plus their exquisite cuisine and delicious cocktail drinks available around-the-clock—it’s tempting to many to...

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How You’ll Spend Your Time Aboard a River Cruise

River or Ocean Cruises

How You’ll Spend Your Time Aboard a River Cruise Many of us are guilty of falling into a dreary work week routine that has us counting down the minutes until...

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10 Reason Why Ocean Cruisers Will Love River Crusing

One of my bucket list items is going on a River Cruise. Just image seeing the sites from your stateroom late at night while you sit on the balcony enjoying...

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How the Postponed Tokyo Olympic Games Will Feature Japan's National Sport

Local Events Japan

We should be watching the opening ceremony of the XXXIII Olympiad right now. But COVID has changed the history of the Olympics along with so many other features of our lives. Tokyo...

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Change #WorkFromHome to #WorkFromTheBeach with a New, 1-Year Remote Workers Visa for this Island

Sea & Sand Barbados

For a lot of us, #WorkFromHome is the new normal, and many companies say they plan to continue the practice permanently even after the COVID crisis. That’s giving a lot of...

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Drink Like the Queen with the First Official Buckingham Palace Gin

Culture & History Great Britain, United Kingdom

In the times of COVID, even Her Majesty needs a side-gig. Why not in the tasty world of spirits?In a Royal first, official Buckingham Palace gin has gone on sale to...

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This is the First US-based River Cruise Line to Restart Cruising in Europe

River or Ocean Cruises Europe

Americans are still barred from Europe, and Canadians are technically permitted into Europe but still under their own government restrictions against leisure travel and required to quarantine 14 days upon...

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