50 Awesome Vacation Ideas for Every Type of Traveler – Part 1
2019-04-16

Consider these vacation ideas for your next getaway. These 50 exciting vacation ideas will have you packing your bags in no time. Sometimes you just need a little inspiration or a beautiful photo to spark your wanderlust. That’s why U.S. News gathered 50 unique vacation ideas that will get you in the mood for adventure […]

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10 Beautiful Places to Visit in the South of France
2019-04-08

Be inspired by these fascinating locales across southern France. Brimming with charming medieval hamlets, picturesque ancient towns perched on hillsides and fishing villages awash with pastel-colored buildings, the south of France is magical. The scenery along the Côte d’Azur is also breathtaking, with many towns overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. This part of France is a […]

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13 Top Places to Visit in Tuscany, Italy
2019-04-02

Ditch the crowded streets of Rome or Milan and head to Italy’s picturesque countryside. Get your fill of wine, rolling hills and medieval architecture as you explore these quaint Tuscan locales. You could easily spend years wandering through Tuscany’s charming villages and spectacular landscapes. Each spot is unique in its own right, yet there is […]

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Amazonian Travels
2019-03-26

Hello Everyone, When I am asked what might be the most intriguing destination I have ever had the good fortune to cruise to in my career, I always say that the voyage along the Amazon River in Brazil has to be right up there near the top. I was in command of Cunard Line’s Queen […]

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10 Excellent Educational Vacations for Families
2019-03-26

Make sure your next getaway is both enjoyable and informative. These educational trips will help kids learn while having fun. Some families prefer to spend their vacations simply unwinding, while others crave activity and adventure. If you are looking to do more than just relax or sightsee on your next vacation, consider adding an educational […]

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15 Epic Outdoor Adventures to Enjoy Across America
2019-03-19

Plan an unforgettable trip in your own backyard or on the opposite coast. The U.S. offers plenty of exciting outdoor pursuits for travelers to enjoy. From jagged mountains and tropical islands to sandy beaches and massive lakes, the U.S. is home to some spectacular natural wonders. So it’s no surprise that travelers love to take […]

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Nautical Tales and Sayings!
2019-03-11

Hello Everyone, Where do all these everyday sayings come from – the ones we say regularly but don’t really think about, especially their original origins…??!! The answer is in many cases; from seagoing terms and expressions and old sailors “slang” sayings, which have over the years made their way into everyday speech. Here’s my first […]

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30 Hot New Hotels to Check Out in 2019 Part 3
2019-03-11

Holiday Inn Express Farroupilha: Farroupilha, Brazil The Holiday Inn Express Farroupilha, which opened in October 2018, is conveniently located at the crossroads of multiple highways in southern Brazil’s Serra Gaúcha region. Designed to provide guests with everything they need and nothing they don’t, the property offers fitness and business centers, free daily breakfast, a 24-hour […]

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Queen Mary 2; Queen of the Oceans
2019-03-05

Hello Everyone, This week, a little interesting information on my last ship and the only true Ocean Liner still operating in the World today; the unique “Queen Mary 2”, affectionately known as “QM2”. If you are a traveller and you are making a “bucket list” of trips to take in your lifetime, then a voyage […]

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30 Hot New Hotels to Check Out in 2019 Part 2
2019-03-05

Párisi Udvar Hotel Budapest: Budapest, Hungary The 110-room Párisi Udvar Hotel Budapest is scheduled to open in Budapest by the end of 2019. The property was previously the Brudern House, a 20th-century shopping arcade known for its art nouveau design. The new hotel will pull inspiration from the former venue, incorporating elements from Moorish, Oriental […]

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