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Take a Walk on New Zealand's Wild Side on a Multi-Day 'Great Walk'

New Zealand is opening again to international visitors at the beginning of May, 2022, and for outdoor travel lovers, it couldn't come at a better time. 2022 marks the 30th...

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Heartstopping Acrobatics and Spectacular Seaside Settings at Cliff Diving World Series

Aquatic athletes free-falling from nearly a hundred feet in the air, with only 3 seconds to perform up to 5 precise and artistic somersaults as they hurtle towards the water...

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10 Amazing New Museums to Visit in the U.S. in 2022

From cultural giants like George Lucas and Bob Dylan, to New York’s Broadway or America's mountain peaks, to milestones in Latino and African American heritage – not to mention spellbinding...

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This New Cruise Ship Bar Beat Out Restaurants, Hotels and More to Win “Best Beverage Menu” Award

Why just have a drink – when you can have a story, too? That’s the premise behind the cruise ship bar menu that’s won out over competitors throughout the world...

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New USPS Stamp Collection Salutes Mississippi River Cruising

They don’t call it the “Mighty Mississippi” for nothing. From Lake Itasca’s trickling overspill in Minnesota, the Mississippi travels the length of the continental U.S., growing as it flows for...

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New Ways to Celebrate the Start of Summer at the "World's Most Photogenic Beach"

A recent survey of the most popular hashtags in travel photo posts in social media wasn’t a scientific study. But it did generate a clear winner of the title “World’s...

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10 Reasons Why Guided Tours are a Top New Family Travel Trend

Even if you’ve never considered taking an escorted or guided tour before, this might be the best time to see why more and more people – and even families –...

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Caving Meets Wine Tasting on a River Cruise in the South of France

You’ve heard of wine caves - how about wine caving? WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE to learn more about this new, and one-of-a-kind experience on an Avalon Waterways river cruise on...

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Rocky Mountaineer's Newest Route: Rockies To The Red Rocks

Experience the American Southwest on Rocky Mountaineer’s newest route, Rockies to the Red Rocks which travels between Denver, Colorado, and Moab, Utah, with an overnight stay in Glenwood Springs, Colorado....

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Travel During Year of the Tiger: Where to See Tigers in the Wild

Welcome to the Year of the Tiger! Once every dozen years, the Lunar New Year celebrates the largest of all cats, one that Asian astrologers describe as uplifting, brave, and independent....

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Fun Facts About Your Favorite St. Patrick's Day Drinks

What’s the best part of celebrating the day named after Ireland’s patron saint? Is it the ‘wearin’ o’ the green?’ The irresistible beat of Irish music that makes every listener’s toes...

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European River Cruise Season Begins! AmaWaterways' Co-Founder Shares Trends and Tips for 2022

One of the first signs of spring for travel and cruise lovers like me… isn’t the first tulip or robin. It’s the return of river cruising in Europe. This year...

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Science Says These Are the Most Beautiful Places in the World - Are They Already on Your Travel List?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, they say, but can you rank places that practically every traveler finds beautiful? One travel company in the U.K. wanted to answer...

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Take Your Romance from Book to the Beach: This Resort Chain’s Partnered with a Romance Novel Publisher

This chain of couples-only Caribbean resorts is serious about helping guests ‘get in the groove’ while on vacation. To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Sandals Resorts has launched an ‘Institute of...

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PaRx: Canadians Can Get Prescriptions to Visit National Parks

How good is active outdoor travel for your health and wellbeing? It’s so essential that doctors in Canada can now prescribe a ‘dose’ of nature to their patients.“PaRx” is Canada’s...

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Another Record Broken: Biggest Ship at Sea

If you’re a mega-ship fan, you have another entry to add to your cruise travel bucket list. The largest ship at sea has just launched in a feat of engineering,...

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Better Sleep is the Travel Trend We Need Right Now

Is your New Year’s resolution to get more rest – and travel more? The good news is that there are travel experiences that let you do both. Lynn Elmhirst, Producer and...

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6 Exciting Hotel Openings in Cities You'll Want to Travel to in 2022

These newly-opened hotels aren't just a home-away-from-home, they're gateways to a city's sites, local urban culture, cuisine, and social scene. Start planning your next city adventure today! New York, New...

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Hike Europe's Most Famous Ancient Trail During This Jubilee Year

Only once or maybe twice a decade, the Camino de Santiago becomes an even more remarkable hiking journey through Spain. Pilgrims and tourists have been hiking the “Way of St....

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Sun, Sand, and a Side of History: 7 Historic Sites You Must Visit in the Caribbean

 If you love sun and sand… with a side of history, here are seven Caribbean islands whose history lives on today through preserved and protected UNESCO World Heritage historic sites.Which...

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Celebrate National Chocolate Cake Day with this Cruise Ship Classic

We often sing the praises of the inventive, entertaining, and sometimes, celebrity-chef driven specialty restaurants on cruise ships. But some of the best culinary experiences cruising are in the main...

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Why Taking an Alaska Cruise is 'For the Birds'

Bears and whales and other marine mammals are high on everyone’s list for wildlife sightings in Alaska. But we think any trip to America’s Last Frontier is, well, ‘for the...

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Where in the World to Drink Ice Wine

Don’t let winter stop you from enjoying a wine harvest season! There are two ways - and many places - to celebrate a wine harvest in the New Year. You...

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The Best City to 'Go Parking' on a Romantic Vacation

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we thought we’d resurrect that retro, ‘50’s dating cliché with a travel twist. Instead of poodle skirts and romance in a souped up convertible in...

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