Stories

6 Tips for Planning Your Post-COVID Wellness Vacation

This January, two powerful forces for wellness travel converge: yearly New Year's resolutions to become or rediscover our best selves, and this year, the pandemic that's both kept us from traveling, and for many, fostered a lifestyle that may not... Read more

3 Luxurious Ways to Experience the Travel Event of 2021 - the Antarctic Solar Eclipse

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A year from now, one of the travel events of our lifetime will be over.  Not only will 2021 see the return to travel we’ve all longed for; on December 4th, 2021, a total solar eclipse will take place. A... Read more

'Safety Dance': The 80's Parody Airline Safety Video You Need To Watch Now

about Seattle, Washington

In BC (Before COVID) times, viral airline safety videos had fun with things like fastening seatbelts. Times have changed. Alaska Airlines gave the COVID travel era the new type of safety video we really needed right now. The video above is... Read more

Christmas in July On A Holiday Do-Over River Cruise

about Europe, Anywhere

If this year’s altered holiday celebrations left you wistful and nostalgic for full-bore Christmas festivities, there’s a river cruise that gives you a chance for a re-do. Christmas in July on the Danube comes without snow – but it does... Read more

The Best Celebrations Around the World For You To Ring In the New Year

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At long last, 2020 is wrapping up, and a New Year full of hope is just around the corner. This feels like the kind of year you’d toast the year past as early as possible, then call it a night,... Read more

'Escape' on a Luxury Cruise This Season Without Leaving Home: Meryl Streep Stars in New Movie Filmed at Sea

about New York, New York

We can’t travel on a luxury cruise ourselves right now– or do many of the other things we love to do around the holidays - but “Let Them All Talk” lets us take an armchair escape during the break, and imagine... Read more

What's the Christmas Connection Between Salzburg and Stowe?

about Vermont

One’s in Austria, and the other in America. But they are bound together in the pop culture celebrations of the season.Have you figured it out yet? The hint is in film and music. Both Salzburg and Stowe are destinations tied to... Read more

2 Travel-Inspired Beverages to get you in the Holiday Spirit

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You may not be celebrating the holidays as usual this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t create some new holiday entertaining traditions.While we wait to travel and celebrate again, here are two recipes for ‘spirited’ holiday drinks from favorite... Read more

Celebrating the Holiday Spirit of Travel... at Home

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Here we are at the holidays at last. It’s been a year of challenges and disappointments, with canceled or postponed trips that normally give us the relaxation, escape from the everyday… and something to look forward to. But the holiday spirit... Read more

Wish Away the Worst of 2020, Give Thanks, and Plant Hope - Tourism New Zealand's Forest Initiative

about New Zealand

When the sun rises on the New Year, New Zealand’s location on the globe makes it the first country in the world to welcome 2021. To get next year started on the right foot for the whole planet, Tourism New... Read more