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One of the nicest things about visiting San Francisco is that, although the city is “big” in terms of attractions and amenities, it is geographically small – only 49 square miles. Consequently, it is very easy to see and do a great many things in a short period of time.    (More)

 

As a typical Canadian snowbird, trading in our frigid Montreal winter for Australia’s 37°C summer has been my lifelong dream. This year, I was fortunate enough to turn that dream into a reality.     (More)

 

“Do you know the three most famous things in China?” Quickly, our Shanghai guide, answered himself. “Of course, you know the first! It’s the panda. As for the second, it’s the Sichuan women and the third are the men of Shanghai. I’m not kidding! Just look at me!”    (More)

 

In Croatia, you say “Živili” when you click glasses before drinking. It altruistically means “be filled with life” and in so many ways, this toast represents the exuberant Croatian travel experience: friendly people, great conversations, amazing sites, walkable cities, safety during all hours of the day and night, sunshine 300 days of the year, great food, wine and beer, and a ton of positive energy.    (More)  

 

AmaWaterways  Avalon  Azamara  Carnival  Celebrity  Costa  Crystal  Cunard  Disney  Holland-America  Hurtigruten  MSC  Norwegian  Oceania  Ponant  Princess  Regent  Royal-Caribbean  Scenic  Seabourn  SeaDream  Silversea  Star-Clippers  Uniworld  Viking  Windstar       (More)

 

Recently I had the privilege of spending a week aboard The Viking Sea, sailing in luxury and comfort from Barcelona to Lisbon. Although I am by no means a connoisseur, I have dabbled in my fair share of voyages over the years on a variety of different vessels—large boats, small boats, luxury boats, family boats. (Let’s just say I’ve seen a boatload).   (More)

 

For seasoned travelers looking for an experience that will challenge the senses and intellect, river cruises hold a timeless allure. These cruises offer a memorable blend of scenic river views with “slices of history” that reflect some of the most magnificent cultures in the world, according to the cruising experts at AllThingsCruise.com.  (More)

 

There are many exciting new trends constantly emerging in the travel industry. Here are some of the industry’s hottest trends that will create "wow" moments and memories that will last a lifetime.    (More)

 

Japan+ Great Britain + Good-To-Go Travel Gear 
World Expeditions + Nicaragua + Washington DC + El Salvador 
Turkish Airlines + Trafalgar Travel + Tropical Tidbits 
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Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta recently added a new incarnation of their signature Rock Spa® to the property, and trust me, it’s a very welcome addition indeed! I finally got to try their famous trademark Rhythm and Motion massage there- a unique vibrational treatment that also incorporates music and beats into the bed in a synced soundtrack.   (More)

 

Any serious scuba fan has heard of Bonaire, it’s a tiny outpost off the coast of Venezuela and the “B” of the Dutch Caribbean ABC Islands. But you need not be a diver to enjoy a visit there.    (More)

 

You wake to the roar of howler monkeys and the smell of locally grown coffee. Mug in hand, you pad barefoot out onto your front porch, breathing in air supercharged with green. You gaze out over waves breaking on the beach, or a steep-sided volcano across the valley, or scarlet macaws like flying rainbows winging toward the rainforest canopy.     (More)

 

About two months ago I received a meticulously wrapped package in the mail. And, as soon as I saw what it was--my two month Eurail Global Pass-- I knew an adventure was in store.     (More)

 

Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta  New China Hotels  The Hilton San Francisco  Puntacana Resort & Club, DR   Fox Harb’r Resort in Nova Scotia                AlSol’s Awesome Cap Cana Collection   Upscale Holidays Down Under
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Iceland has seen a huge boom in tourism in the past year, with projected figures for 2017 in the region of 2 million visitors, according to The Iceland Monitor, an English language news and information site (http://icelandmonitor.mbl.is). In spite of high prices and erratic weather, especially in the summer, Iceland is a hot spot, both literally and figuratively.    (More)

 

With a shovel in hand on an island once covered in coconut groves there I was digging a hole for one lonely coconut whose mission it will be to grow to maturity and bear fruit.    (More)