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A 'Treasure' of Authentic, Sustainable Jamaica at Treasure Beach

about Jamaica

Many visitors traveling to Jamaica never see the island outside their all-inclusive resorts. But if you're an adventurous traveler who's willing to brave a few potholes driving on winding country roads, you'll find a 'treasure' of old Jamaica in the...

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Visit Beautiful Venice Especially During Carnivale

about Venice, Italy

Carnevale in Venice isn’t so much a fixed event as it is an electrifying escape route to a time and world far away. During the days preceding Lent, the narrow streets of mist-veiled Venice (Venezia) teem with celebrants in opera-quality...

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High-Flying Winter Luxury at Whistler Blackcomb

about Whistler, British Columbia

Canada's Whistler Blackcomb ski resort in British Columbia has been rated top in North America for the third year in a row.  The mountain and lifestyle are already legendary for skiers and riders, but Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler...

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RIVER CRUISING vs OCEAN CRUISING. Which Is Best For You?

about Europe

When it comes to taking a cruise on river or ocean, it’s pretty tough to go wrong. Both offer incredible views, luxurious amenities, and the opportunity to explore interesting ports.

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Bring home Travel Souvenirs You Won't Regret

My husband tells the story of a cruise activity he experienced many years ago. Passengers were told to bring souvenirs that they purchased during the cruise that they already regretted. Then everyone traded for something else they preferred!

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IS A RIVER CRUISE RIGHT FOR YOU?

Arnie and I love to cruise. Standing at the back of a ship on the ocean and watching the wake is just heaven to us. Over the years we’ve taken 50+ ocean cruises. We used to get so excited when...

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PLANNING A SPECIAL OCCASION TRIP

When my sister Gail turned 50, I decided a surprise getaway would be the perfect gift for my Mom, sister Ilyse and me to give her. And thus a tradition was born. Now we go away for each milestone birthday....

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SPECIAL INTEREST TRAVEL

I’ve been cruising for over 40 years. “Back in the day” a special event on a cruise was Bingo or a horse race. Then it evolved into “The Newlywed Game” and “The Quest”.Cruisers have gotten much more sophisticated and also...

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CRUISING THE DANUBE RIVER

Contrary to the popular Strauss waltz, the Danube is not blue. It is, however, one of the most popular rivers in Europe for river cruising. And for good reason. On our recent Danube cruise, we wound our way through 5...

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