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Total Solar Eclipse in Antarctica

December 4, 2021 is the next Total Solar Eclipse that will occur in Antarctica. You can be there to witness this once in a lifetime opportunity!

Iceland Travel & Photography with Contiki

Calling all travelers 35 and under. Contiki launched a new itinerary called Iceland Photography Workshop and it's hosted by 2 photographers - Jeremiah Davis & Jacob Riglin. Contiki is exclusively for 18-35 year old travellers and they're fantastic!

Downton Abbey and Viking Cruises

With the much anticipated movie release of Downton Abbey, Viking River Cruises has just announced a Downton Abbey inspired cruise extension. The cruise extension, named ‘Great Homes, Gardens & Gin’ includes VIP-access tour of Highclere Castle (the castle featured in the show), a host of stunning country estates and a good amount of gin

Travel Tip Tuesday for September 10, 2019

In today's tip, we talk traveling abroad with cash and credit cards.

Ken Burns American Journeys

Ken Burns is a fantastic filmmaker and America's premier storyteller. He has teamed up with Tauck Tours to feature Ken Burns American Journeys bringing his films, stories and insights to life.

New River Ships for 2020

Yesterday we talked new ocean ships. Today we go over the new river ships for 2020.

New Ocean Cruise Ships 2020

There are some fantastic new ocean vessels coming in 2020! Let me know which you'd love to sail on!

Travel Tip Tuesday for September 3, 2019

Most everyone knows they need a passport to travel internationally. Passports are valid for 10 years from the date they were issued. But are you familiar with the Six Month Passport Rule?

A Magical Christmas River Cruise

A Christmas river cruise is pure magic. And the Christmas season is one of the best times to go to Europe. A true winter wonderland. Today we touch on the highlights of a Christmas Markets river cruise.

Best time to book a river cruise

Ready to book your river cruise? When's the best time to book?

The Ritz Carlton is taking it to the seas

The Ritz Carlton, synonymous with superior accommodations, extraordinary service and luxurious amenities, is starting a cruise line that’s more like a yachting experience.

Seabourn Journeys to some Spectacular Destinations

There’s no doubt that cruising is one of the finest ways to travel. You are transported to a new destination almost every day. But for certain destinations, you need more time to explore. Seabourn introduces some new and fabulous pre and post cruise extensions.

Adventure river cruise in the U.S.

On a show last week I talked about river cruising on the Mississippi. If you're looking for a river cruise that's a a bit more adventurous, I've got you covered...

AmaMagna - the revolutionary new river ship

Update on what's new with AmaWaterways and their newest ships, including the AmaMagna.

A River Cruise that's closer to home

River Cruising is a hugely popular way to travel. Some of the most popular rivers to sail on are the Danube river, the Rhine, the Seine - all in Europe. The Mekong is gaining popularity and the Douro river in Portugal is a gem. But there’s one river a bit closer to home that shouldn’t be overlooked.

Itineraries rich in exotic destinations and unique insider-access

Abercrombie & Kent Introduces a New Series of Marco Polo Journeys

A travel tip for this Tuesday August 20, 2019

If you're heading to Rome, Italy, you're going to want to listen to this episode!

This years top 10 most popular and fastest growing destinations

Virtuoso's list of this years most popular and hottest upscale destination for fall into winter travel.

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