Destinations

With apologies to playwright Arthur Miller, A View from the Bridge, or one of them, anyway, in Basel.

Posted on November 7th, 2014

Eye on the World: Switzerland

Caribbean editor, Ed Wetschler, and his wife, Carol, are back from Switzerland. They wore out their Swiss Passes exploring the country and visiting some grand hotels, too. Here’s a peek at what they saw.


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Mongolia Trans Siberian Train route. (Photo credit: Melissa Chau.)

Posted on November 7th, 2014

G Adventures Launches Rail Program

G Adventures is launching its new rail travel program with 25 itineraries ranging from 7- to 54-day trips in more than 20 countries within Africa, Asia, and Europe, as well as North America. G Adventures created this new program to meet the demand for affordable train-based trips.


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Celebrity Cruises Reflection.

Posted on November 6th, 2014

Ocean & River Cruises with Celebrity

After the success of Celebrity Explorations, vacations that pair ocean cruises with destination experiences on land, Celebrity Cruises is offering river and ocean cruise combo vacations.


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Thompson Miami Beach's Junior Suite. (Photo courtesy of: Thompson Miami Beach.)

Posted on November 6th, 2014

Thompson Miami Beach Opens

This month a new upscale oceanfront hotel, the Thompson Miami Beach, celebrates its grand opening on Nov. 21. To celebrate, the property is offering the Thompson Miami Beach Debut package.


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Avalon Waterways sails along the rivers of Myanmar.

Posted on November 6th, 2014

Q&A with Globus’ Ryan Droegemueller

Ryan Droegemueller, product manager ­, Asia, East & South Africa,­ Globus family of brands, discusses the Southeast Asia river cruising product.


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The Seabourn Spirit at sea.

Posted on November 5th, 2014

Seabourn Ships’ Final Sailing

Two Seabourn ships, the Seabourn Spirit and Seabourn Legend, will be returning to the Caribbean for their last sailing, just like when they first sailings over 20 years ago.


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Aqua Mekong exterior.

Posted on November 5th, 2014

Aqua Expeditions Begins Mekong River Cruises

Aqua Expeditions has begun its 3-, 4-, and 7-day cruises on Indochina’s Mekong River, connecting Saigon with Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, aboard the Aqua Mekong.


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Papua New Guinea’s Skeleton People.

Posted on November 5th, 2014

Journey to Another World: Papua New Guinea

A visit to this Melanesian nation is like journeying to a land that time forgot.


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Posted on November 5th, 2014

Ebola: Not a Risk for African Safari Travel

We reached out to a few tour operators that sell travel to Africa to see how the Ebola crisis is affecting their bookings to this continent. Here’s what they had to say.


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Taxco, a colonial gem in Mexico.

Posted on November 5th, 2014

Mexico’s Sun Triangle

Acapulco, Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo and Taxco—three distinct cities on the forefront of Mexico’s tourism initiative aimed to entice travelers to where the sun always shines.


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