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The Return of a Legend: Singapore's Raffles Hotel Re-opens

Hotels Singapore, Singapore

It's one of a handful of heritage hotels around the world that define a destination. The storied Raffles hotel is synonymous with Singapore. And after closing for more than two years...

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Flying High to Your Next Cruise with Seabourn Private Air To and From Cruise Ports World-Wide

Luxury

It's hard to imagine what luxury could possibly improve on a Seabourn cruise, where they've perfected ultra-luxury service that anticipates your needs and surprises you with delights every day… but...

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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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3 Hurricane-Free Caribbean Islands

Sea & Sand Netherlands Antilles, Netherlands Antilles

Recent, extreme hurricanes have devastated favorite Caribbean island communities.For travel, the impact of more extreme hurricanes is double. It can take years for tourism infrastructure in island destinations to rebuild and...

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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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This Hotel Serves a Cocktail Made with Gold

Nightlife Montreal, Quebec

If you haven't been to Montreal recently, the Golden Square Cocktail at Montreal's new Four Seasons Hotel (VIDEO ABOVE) is just one reason to book a trip or a pre...

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Finding Wellness in the Waters of Jamaica

Wellness Jamaica, Jamaica

You probably already know that Jamaica is famous for its beaches.  And you may even have already come back relaxed from a beach holiday in the island country that has...

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The Real Downton Abbey and 3 Other Majestic English Manor Houses That Star in Films

Culture & History Great Britain, United Kingdom

If the Downton Abbey movie and TV series has you fantasizing about life in the elegant and storied surroundings of England’s stately homes, you are not alone. The stories and history...

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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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3 Reasons to Book Off-Season Travel

Before your trip

Experienced travelers know there’s a code when it comes to travel seasons. High season, low season, shoulder season and off season – your choice of travel season can make a big...

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The Hotel that made Copacabana Famous

Hotels Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Some hotels help define their destinations.   Not only with an historic pedigree, but with a location that makes them central to the local lifestyle.The Belmond Copacabana Palace helped create the...

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Where You Can Dine on Celebrated Chefs' Cuisine at Sea - And It's Included!

Dining

There’s a constellation of Michelin stars and celebrity chefs bringing their award-winning dishes, TV show hits and cookbook favorites to guests on cruise ships in all the seven seas. Dare we...

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3 Perfect Outdoor Activities for your Next Vacation in the Dominican Republic

Outdoor Activities Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

The Caribbean’s second-biggest country (behind only Cuba) may also be its most diverse. The Dominican Republic’s beaches are the headliners, but centuries of history, magnificent mountain ranges, vivid riverways and...

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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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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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Legendary Athens Riviera Reborn with the Launch of the First Four Seasons in Greece

Sea & Sand Athens, Greece

It's an exclusive stretch of the Greek coast just 20 minutes south of the capital. In the 60's, this exclusive spot on the Athens Riviera was the epi-center of chic,...

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British Airways Celebrates 100 Years in the Skies - And You Might Not Believe How

Transportation Great Britain, United Kingdom

Can you believe there's been a whole century of commercial airline flight? We all know about the Wright brothers' historic flight in 1903, and in a little more than a century...

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The World's First Underwater Ride Share: Now You Can Take a 'ScUber' in Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Outdoor Activities Queensland

Forget about 'surge' pricing on an Uber ride – how about 'submarine' pricing? Hailing a 'ScUber' in Australia's Great Barrier Reef will get you a $3000 AUD charge to your Uber...

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