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

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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... Read more

Two New Ships for Uniworld Boutique River Cruises Beginning 2024

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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... Read more

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

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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... Read more

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

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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... Read more

Caribbean Lobster Festivals for Seafood Lovers' Travel Lists

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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... Read more

A New Nature Reserve and More Hotel News From Aruba

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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... Read more

Digital Fasting: Why You Should Go Device-Free on Your Next Holiday

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Word this summer of the introduction of the world’s first phone-free tourist resort island in Finland highlighted a growing holiday trend: digital fasting.  You read that right. Wellness travel has offered vacationers opportunities to undertake juice and other fasts on retreat... Read more

What You Need to Know to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

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Hiking up the tallest freestanding mountain in the world is on a lot of people’s travel bucket lists. From BFF getaways to rewarding yourself for reaching fitness goals, climbing the highest peak in Africa is the adventure of a lifetime.  Unlike... Read more

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

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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... Read more

These Resorts have been Named Top in the Caribbean for the 30th Time at the 30th World Travel Awards

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30 times in 30 years. That’s an incredible vote of confidence in the resort chain named “The Caribbean’s Leading Hotel Brand” for the 30th time at the 30th annual World Travel Awards. It wasn’t the only win for Sandals Resorts International,... Read more