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Tallinn, Estonia by Foot and Bus on a City Sightseeing Tour

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Like most tourists who visit Estonia, I arrived via the two-hour boat from Helsinki, located just 85kms across the Bay of Finland. I only had a day and a half in the capital city, so a combination bus and walking tour or Tallinn seemed like the perfect way to make the most of my time […]

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April 4, 2013 by | Comments Off on Tallinn, Estonia by Foot and Bus on a City Sightseeing Tour

Cruise News: The Best New Cruise Ships Debuting in 2013

Norwegian Breakaway

The last several years have seen the debut of cruise ships that defy previous notions of what cruising is all about. From real grass lawns to ziplines to world class spas, cruise lines continue to innovate each time they debut a new cruise ship. This year is no exception. With improvements in stateroom layouts and […]

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March 22, 2013 by | Comments Off on Cruise News: The Best New Cruise Ships Debuting in 2013

Most Romantic Cruises

Uniworld cruise

Cruising has many components that cater to adventure, fun, families and group activities, and those things are what most people think of when cruising pops to mind. However, cruising can also be ideal for a romantic couple’s vacation if you book the right the itinerary and destination. Whether you’re planning a honeymoon or special milestone […]

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February 11, 2013 by | Comments Off on Most Romantic Cruises

How to Choose the Right Cruise for You

Cruise desserts

The majority of people who go on a cruise and dislike it have fallen prey to the first mistake of booking a cruise: They chose the wrong cruise line and ship.

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October 29, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Best Cruise Itineraries for Food and Wine Lovers

A cruise ship can be paradise for food and wine lovers; an assortment of food available 24 hours a day, lobster buffets, midnight pizza, wine cellars onboard and sommeliers often at beck and call. Food and travel typically go hand-in-hand, and a cruise makes it easy to combine the two onboard and in port. Exploring […]

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August 20, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Yukon Dog Sledding in Summer with a Champion Racer

If you find yourself up in the Yukon in summer, as many thousands of people do each year, be sure and visit the polar bear, the petting zoo, the café, and the dogs. Yukon dog sledding isn’t something you’ll never get a chance to do again in your life, but these dogs, this champion musher, […]

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June 27, 2012 by | 6 Comments

Culture and Wildlife Shore Excursions in Panama

Gatun Lake

Now a full-time resident of Panama City, Kevin has been showing people the time of their lives in this extraordinary country since 2003. As a tour guide in Panama, Kevin is committed to maintaining Panama’s natural and cultural beauty, minimizing environmental impact, and contributing to local communities. We asked Kevin for his top activities for […]

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April 27, 2012 by | 1 Comment

The World’s 10 Best Places to Learn to Surf

Surfing at Byron Bay

With the waves gently breaking on the beach, the sun setting over a majestic ocean, and the soft swaying motion of the sea, it’s easy to understand why surfing is such a popular pastime. While other sports get competitive quickly, may involve other people, or contribute to injury, surfing is a sport where it’s only […]

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April 19, 2012 by | 3 Comments

Announcing Viator’s New Shore Excursions

Viator Shore Excursions

Cruise travelers know that if you want to see multiple destinations in a short amount of time – without the stress – cruises can be a great option. You simply unpack once and each day wake up in an exciting new port, without having to navigate foreign trains and airports, carry heavy luggage, or sacrifice […]

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April 2, 2012 by | Comments Off on Announcing Viator’s New Shore Excursions

Best Bets for Europe Shoulder Season Travel

Istanbul Hagia Sofia

Imagine… visiting Europe when the weather is nice, the crowds are thin and the prices are slashed. Don’t think it exists? It does. Europe’s shoulder seasons – that gorgeous time of year when the temperatures begin their climb upwards or slow descent down, windows are flung open, the water is that perfect temperature and the […]

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March 19, 2012 by | Comments Off on Best Bets for Europe Shoulder Season Travel