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It is a long flight to the other side of the world, but it is a small sacrifice for a true world traveler and after landing, we were greeted by our guides from Triyaka tours and began our trip with a drive through Thailand’s northern metropolis, Chiang Mai.   (More)


Located in North Germany, Worpswede is a charming small town tucked away in the countryside. More precisely, it is situated in the legendary “Teufelsmoor” – Devil Moors, northeast of Bremen, near Weyerberg Hill and has been the home to a lively artistic community since the end of the 19th century, with over 130 artists and craftsmen in residence there.   (More)


Once known mainly for its museums and palaces, Madrid’s cityscape is changing. Madrid is working hard to make itself more livable, and the lively city of today has enough street-singing, bar-hopping, and people-watching vitality to give any visitor a boost of youth..   (More)


Sake Yasiro is a small bar in the Sannomiya District of Kobe city, where dinner reservations are a must. However, if you arrive in the afternoon, they may be able to assign a table with a time limit so you can check out all the sakes in the display case and order your favourite otokozake, literally ‘man’s sake”.     (More)  


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Viking River Cruises have taken all the guess work and hassles out of cruising and they create a comfortable, new way of traveling for many North Americans, and it is a truly perfect way to travel. From the pick-up at the airport to destination debarkation, the trip is seamless.   (More)


The sight of the Danube River took Mummy’s breath away. We had finally returned to her hometown of Budapest, a city she holds dear to her heart.   (More)


Best Cruises for Multigenerational Travel & Expedition Cruising Offers Inside Access to Europe (More)


Today as yesterday, Venice’s fortunes float on the unending tide of tourists who flood the world’s most famous floating city. These travelers, many from the imposing cruise ships, snap countless photos of the unwavering Grand Canal as it slinks like a lazy serpent with its meandering S-shape oblivious to the waves of 21st century sensibilities.    (More)


Fujian is a southeastern Chinese province known for its mountains and coastal cities, and is traditionally described as "Eight parts mountain, one part water, and one part farmland”.    (More)


Sicily + Ireland + Good-To-Go Travel Gear + Best Caribbean Beaches 
G Adventures +  Cape Breton + Broadway Show ‘Waitress’ +
Tours of a Lifetime - Indi


It keeps astounding me how often I notice the little distinctions in the countries I visit. Travelling the rural roads of India is a journey in itself. Villages popping up when least expected would force us to slow down as the locals would criss-cross the street in calm disorder, oblivious to traffic even though the 2 lane highway we were travelling on is the lifeblood of most of these villages!   (More)


The tiny island of Nevis is attracting a lot of attention these days as the birthplace of founding father Alexander Hamilton since the Broadway musical has become such a hot ticket.  (More)


As home to more than half the world’s population of endangered mountain gorillas, Uganda often tops the bucket lists of travel enthusiasts seeking to come face to face with a majestic silverback in the wild.   (More)


Annecy is located in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in southeastern France. Blessed with natural beauty, history and activities, this town has plenty to offer the World Traveler.    (More)


Gleneagles - Scotland, Puntacana Resort & Club - DR, the Hilton Garden Inn in, Hawaii, Viamede Resort - Ontario, The historic Algonquin - NYC and Meliá’s beautiful properties in Cuba.   (More)


Tom Castanos stands waste deep in what he refers to as the Mother Ditch and explains that because of this irrigation canal or ‘acequia’ the city of San Antonio is here today.  (More)


“The most wonderful thing about Door County is the perfect combination of wilderness and civilization,” reads a quote from the 1969 March issue of National Geographic. It is an article that would forever change this corner of Wisconsin, located on a 70-mile peninsula with Lake Michigan to the east and Green Bay to the west.   (More)


There’s a saying amongst birdwatchers that “birding is not a destination, it’s a journey”. However, for birds, birders and travelers in general who seek an inspiring vacation in an equally inspiring destination, you may be surprised to discover that the journey to Ontario’s Southwest provides enticing, exciting and energizing options that include not only one of the greatest bird migration areas in all of North America, but also family fun, adventure, artisanal foods, cheeses, craft beers, wines, chocolates, ultra-friendly locals, and more.    (More)


Two words. Apparently that’s all it takes to order the City of Brotherly Love’s most famous sandwich. But I’m still worried as I stand in line at Pat’s, Philly’s iconic cheesesteak establishment, which has been operating since 1932.  (More)


Established in 2006, this Hong-Kong based airline is recognized for the warmth of its service and the quality of its onboard offering. With one of the youngest fleets in the world, they are proud of their motto, “Fresh and Very Hong Kong”.  (More)