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!
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!
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
In today's tip, we talk traveling abroad with cash and credit cards.
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.
Yesterday we talked new ocean ships. Today we go over the new river ships for 2020.
There are some fantastic new ocean vessels coming in 2020! Let me know which you'd love to sail on!
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 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.
Ready to book your river cruise? When's the best time to book?
The Ritz Carlton, synonymous with superior accommodations, extraordinary service and luxurious amenities, is starting a cruise line that’s more like a yachting experience.
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.
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...
Update on what's new with AmaWaterways and their newest ships, including the AmaMagna.
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.
Abercrombie & Kent Introduces a New Series of Marco Polo Journeys
If you're heading to Rome, Italy, you're going to want to listen to this episode!
Virtuoso's list of this years most popular and hottest upscale destination for fall into winter travel.
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