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New Ways to Celebrate the Start of Summer at the "World's Most Photogenic Beach"

on 05/26/2022 in Miami Beach
A recent survey of the most popular hashtags in travel photo posts in social media wasn’t a scientific study. But it did generate a clear winner of the title “World’s Most Photogenic Beach.” That honor went to the seven miles of shorelines and sparkling waters of South Florida’s legendary Miami Beach. If it’s been a while since you indulged in the...

New USPS Stamp Collection Salutes Mississippi River Cruising

on 05/26/2022 in
They don’t call it the “Mighty Mississippi” for nothing. From Lake Itasca’s trickling overspill in Minnesota, the Mississippi travels the length of the continental U.S., growing as it flows for 2,300 miles until it empties into the Gulf of Mexico with waters added from tributaries in 31 U.S. states. The Mississippi is at the core of American heritage, and is...

10 Reasons Why Guided Tours are a Top New Family Travel Trend

on 05/26/2022 in
Even if you’ve never considered taking an escorted or guided tour before, this might be the best time to see why more and more people – and even families – are signing up for an escorted vacation. There are a lot of myths about guided tours, and images of exclusively older singles and couples on buses.Read on! Not only does...

Check Out These Resort Openings - You Can Still Plan a Tropical Escape this Winter

on 02/07/2022 in Caribbean
Wave goodbye to the winter blues on your way to one of these newly-opened resorts, from adults-only escapes to family-friendly and multi-generational beach vacations.This may be the year to try an all-new destination, or treat yourself to a new kind of holiday that puts a spark in your sun and sand.Adults-Only in the Bahamas: Reimagined Sandals Royal Bahamian After a...

Signs of Spring - Worth Traveling For

on 04/22/2021 in
Spring may be the most hopeful season. There is nothing more uplifting than seeing Nature reborn every Spring. It’s like an assurance that life will get better again, no matter how tough the dark days of Winter – or life – have been. Between March’s Spring Equinox and the start of Summer on the Solstice in June, the days get...

4 Top Reasons to Make a Vacation Rental Your Next Holiday - Plus Booking Tips

on 03/25/2021 in Anywhere
Vacation rentals were the fastest growing type of holiday accommodation even before the pandemic. With types of rental homes ranging from urban apartments to beach villas, farmhouses to ski chalets or even castles, the trend towards non-hotel stays is likely to keep growing as travel picks up again.  Here are the top reasons why you might be thinking about a vacation...

3rd 'Lady Ship' Announced for New Cruise Company on International Women's Day

on 03/10/2021 in
Cruise lovers haven’t even had a chance to sail aboard the first ship on this new – and much anticipated – cruise line. The Scarlet Lady launched a year ago just moments before the travel shutdown, and guests are still waiting to find out what it’s like to cruise the adults-only, Virgin Voyages way. That hasn’t stopped Sir Richard Branson’s disruptor cruise...

World's Longest River Cruise Set for 2023

on 03/10/2021 in
46 nights. 7 rivers. 14 countries. You’ve heard of ocean ‘World Cruises’. This is the first of its kind for river cruising and may be the start of a whole new river cruise travel trend. The longest-ever river cruise itinerary is the perfect way to refill a love for cruising that’s been running dry since the pandemic. AmaWaterways calls it the ‘Seven...

Why 'Coming Home' is the Best Way to Discover Your Irish Ancestry

on 03/10/2021 in Ireland
St. Patrick’s Day finds most of us rooting around in our closets for a green sweater to fulfill the ‘wearing of the green’ on a day that they say ‘everyone is a little bit Irish.’ For more and more people, it’s also about finding your roots, even right at the source in the Emerald Isle. Tourism Ireland says there are 70...

Celebrate 50 Years of Disney Magic

on 02/25/2021 in Orlando
They’re calling it ‘The World’s Most Magical Celebration’ and it's a new entry on the travel bucket list of Disney lovers around the world.  On October 1st, 1971, after years of imagining and building, Walt Disney World Resort opened in Florida, taking the magic of the Disney universe and beloved characters from the silver screen to real life.  Half a century later,...