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New Ships Debut on Two Sensational Rivers: France’s Rhone and the Nile

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More and more travelers are tuning in to the charms of river cruising through the hearts of some of the world’s most fabulous destinations. Two new ships have just debuted that will make exploring France’s fabled Rhone River and Egypt’s... Read more

Here a Ship, There a Ship, Everywhere a New Ship

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August, 2023 may go down in the cruise travel history books, with the launch of an exceptional number of new, ground-breaking ships that inspire us to take to the seas – and give us a glimpse into the direction cruise... Read more

The Best Reasons to Visit Both of New Zealand’s Main Islands

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New Zealand consists of two main islands, the North Island and the South Island, and whether you call yourself a nature lover, adrenaline junkie, foodie, wine or culture aficionado, you’ll find reasons to visit both.  North IslandWhile New Zealand’s North Island... Read more

You Can Join the Biggest Search for Scotland's Loch Ness Monster in Half a Century

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Scotland’s most famous legend… may not remain a mystery for much longer. A new Loch Ness Centre at the famous lake in the Scottish Highlands is promising to unleash the biggest search for “Nessie” in over half a century. And visitors... Read more

Ports of Call You Can't Miss in the Eastern Mediterranean’s Newest Cruise Hub

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The Mediterranean is full of ancient maritime cultures, but some seaside countries are just recently becoming popular cruise destinations. One up-and-coming cruise hub in the eastern end of this historic sea offers the best of Mediterranean, modern European, and Middle... Read more

Can’t-Miss Events this Fall that Celebrate Celestial Wonders

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What’s the fastest-disappearing natural phenomenon? Dark skies. As cities expand, the night skies are flooded with light, dimming our views of the complex, mystical wonders of the heavens that inspired our ancestors.  We are still fascinated by the night skies, and... Read more

Tips for Visiting a Japanese Hot Spring

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Japan is famous for its volcanic peaks, which also hint at a national treasure underground: geothermally-heated mineral spring waters. For longer than records have been kept, Japanese have been bathing in natural, hot spring-fed ‘onsen’ to benefit from their restorative... Read more

The First Caribbean Resort to Get an Ocean Pool

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Why choose between a dip in the sea and basking in a resort pool? The Caribbean now has its first resort ocean pool that lets you do both at once.  Tapping into saltwater sources for swimming pools is not exactly new.... Read more

Now You Can Cruise on the Tennessee River

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Those who love – or would like to try – river cruising close to home can rejoice: there’s a new river to sail on.  In the summer of 2023, American Cruise Lines launched a new river route that explores the charming... Read more

Explore Egypt from These 3 Four Seasons Hotels

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History, culture, the romance of travel and 21st century diversity all await you in the ancient destination of Egypt – home to the only remaining entry on the list of the original Seven Wonders of the World, not to mention... Read more