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Bubble Cruising? Yes, You Can Cruise Close to Home

River or Ocean Cruises North America

COVID's impact on travel is having one brilliant effect: it's shining a spotlight on the boom in cruising on the waterways of North America, with new ships and new itineraries...

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What's a Travel Bubble? Plus 3 Tips For Making the Most of Yours

Before your trip North America

You might see this view sooner than you think.The world of travel has begun to re-open. But it’s not like the tap has suddenly been turned full blast. More like a...

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First In-Person New Cruise Ship Delivery Since Pandemic Lockdown: The Silver Origin

Adventure Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Silversea has welcomed its first-ever destination-specific ship, the Silver Origin, designed for ultra-luxury expedition sailings in the Galapagos.It’s a good-news, milestone event for the cruise line - and for cruising.The...

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Do You Miss Cruising? This Recipe Will Let You Re-Create an Iconic Cruise Experience at Home

Dining Alaska

There may be no dish that evokes cruising more than Baked Alaska.A miracle dessert of warm, caramelized meringue on the outside, still magically full of layers of frozen ice cream...

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Ever Wondered What it's Like to have a Butler Suite on a Crystal Cruise?

River or Ocean Cruises

We’re all dreaming of the day we can return to cruise travel. So why not dream big? Vacations are all about treating yourself, and a luxury Crystal cruise is a delightful holiday...

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Earth Day Marks A Quarter Century of Conservation for Disney

Outdoor Activities

For more than 60 years, beloved fictional animals have been central to Disney storytelling and families’ experiences in Disney parks and ships. And for the last 25 of those years, the...

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Doubling Down on the Future of Small Ship Travel: This Cruise Line Confirms 2 New Ships Launching in 2021

River or Ocean Cruises

As we all look at our calendars trying to plan when we’ll travel again, one cruise line is sure its small ship cruises will strike a chord with travelers eager...

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In it for the Long Haul: Cruise Line Marks 147 Years of Sailing History

River or Ocean Cruises

These historic photos and delightful vintage posters trace one of the longest journeys of any cruise line. Holland America Line commemorates its 147th anniversary in April 2020. While 147 years is...

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What is 'Wave' and How You Can Save Booking Your Next Cruise Now

River or Ocean Cruises

It couldn’t come at a better time. The thrills of the holidays have passed, and the bills of the gift-giving season are due.The cold weather, cabin fever, and the doldrums...

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4 Tips for Pre- and Post-Cruise Extensions

River or Ocean Cruises

Your next cruise vacation shouldn’t just start and stop at the ship’s gangway. Make the most of your holiday by extending your cruise before you board and even after you disembark.Here...

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Top Reasons to Make Seabourn Your First Cruise

River or Ocean Cruises

You never forget your first love - or your first cruise.All the more reason to make sure your first cruise is the very best cruising experience and leaves only wonderful...

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The New Cruise Line Making Yacht-Style-Cruising the Med Affordable

River or Ocean Cruises Western Mediterranean

Sounds impossible, doesn’t it? The Emerald Azzurra is the first ship launched under the new Emerald Yacht Cruises brand, which is now part of the newly formed Emerald Cruises. You may already...

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Cruise Company Offers Ships as Floating Hospitals During COVID-19

River or Ocean Cruises

And this wouldn't be the first time ocean liners have served.

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That Time Mr. Bacardi Told Us About His Family Rum - And How To Make Bacardi's Original Daiquiri

Culture & History Puerto Rico

You know the rum, but do you know the story? Bacardi is the world’s most famous rum, but it’s also the largest private, family-owned spirits company in the world.When the first...

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8 New Ocean Cruise Ships to Add to Your 2020 Travel Bucket List

River or Ocean Cruises

Have you booked a cruise in 2020? Cruise travel continues its meteoric rise as one of the fastest-growing and most popular ways to travel. No matter your travel style –...

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The World's Newest Cruise Line Has Already Announced a 2nd Ship

River or Ocean Cruises Barcelona, Spain

That’s before its first ship has even launched. Virgin Voyages is like all of Sir Richard Branson’s new endeavors: it’s all about making waves. Everyone is talking about Branson’s new take...

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How This Cruise is Breaking a World Record

River or Ocean Cruises

245 days. 6 continents. 51 countries. 111 ports. Imagine spending August 2019 until May 2020 on a cruise circumnavigating the world. This phenomenal cruise sailing around the world, beginning and ending in...

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2 Helicopters - And a Submarine! Video Tour of this New, Luxury Expedition Cruise Ship

River or Ocean Cruises

There are more ways to explore the earth than overseas and overland. And the new Scenic Eclipse takes you there. With 2 helicopters for ‘flight-seeing’ and a submarine to reveal vast...

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Video: The Only Place in the World with 3 Real Viking Ships

Culture & History Oslo, Norway

It's the best place in the world to discover your inner Viking! Scandinavia's seagoing warriors have re-captured the world's imagination. But Vikings were not imaginary. This culture in Norway, Sweden and...

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Where's the Best Place to Spend a Day at Sea on the Seabourn Ovation?

River or Ocean Cruises

Everyone who sails on Seabourn finds their favorite niches and idyllic space on board. We compare notes with each other and other guests. For some, it's Seabourn Square, the community 'living...

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Video: Sir Richard Branson Explains How He Does Cruising

River or Ocean Cruises Caribbean

The whole cruise travel world is watching as flamboyant entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson launches 'rebellious luxe' Virgin Voyages.BestTrip was there as the famous British lifestyles magnate shared his vision for...

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5 Alaska Shore Excursions That Will Make You Book an Oceania Cruise Now

River or Ocean Cruises Alaska

Cool-weather Alaska is one of the hottest cruising destinations. It's in our own backyard, with pristine and inspiring natural wonders, and a sailing season May-September perfectly aligned with family summer...

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What Does a $500 Million Cruise Ship Reno Look Like?

River or Ocean Cruises

When you're investing half a BILLION dollars in a fleet-wide renovation, you're entitled to call it a 'Revolution'. Celebrity Cruises is undergoing a transformation.You may have already heard about their two...

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Happy 4th of July and Canada Day! Celebrating Neighbors and Staycations

Awesome Travel Stuff North America

If you've ever taken a cruise or traveled to Alaska, you may recognize this place. From sea level in Skagway, Alaska, the White Pass & Yukon railway climbs an incredible 3000...

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