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You Need This Suitcase For Your Next Trip to Wine Country

Shopping

What's the only downside of finding that perfect wine abroad? Getting it home. If your dream is traveling to vineyards and stocking your cellar wi...

There's a New Tallest Building West of the Mississippi

Los Angeles, California, Hotels

With a hotel. And the highest open-air bar in the Western Hemisphere. The Wilshire Grand Center on famous Wilshire Boulevard towers 73 stories ov...

Crystal Strikes a Chord with a New Rhine Class of River Cruise Ships

Europe, River or Ocean Cruises

Instead of river cruises, they're calling them river yachts. Crystal has translated its uber-luxury sea experience to the rivers of Europe with a ...

Video: Top Reasons to Cruise the Mediterranean in Small-Ship Luxury

Mediterranean Sea, Anywhere, River or Ocean Cruises

With its ancient seafaring history and traditions, the most natural and authentic way to explore the Mediterranean and to take in its most magnific...

Putting on the Ritz... At Sea

River or Ocean Cruises

The Ritz-Carlton is the first luxury hotel chain to take to the seas with its new yacht collection.The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection launches in 20...

Video: These Robots Make Cocktails

River or Ocean Cruises

Think of it as the digital generation's version of flair bar tending. The bartender gives you a great show making your drink. But instead of barte...

Go Coastal! 5 Beaches you Can't Miss in Maine this Summer

Maine, Sea & Sand

Summer in Maine defines coastal living. Wood-siding summer homes in nautical colors along miles of beaches begging for you to stroll and dig your ...

Canada's Northwest Passage: An Epic Arctic Journey with Adventure Canada

Arctic Ocean, Anywhere, River or Ocean Cruises

Following a route less traveled in the footsteps of intrepid explorers and today's First Nations in one of the last frontiers: the Arctic.Story and...

Why Canadian Gardens Rock

Canada, Outdoor Activities

Not all of Canada's natural wonders are wilderness. Communities across Canada have cultivated oases of trees and greens, colorful flowers, fresh ai...

Falling for Small-Batch Spirits in Niagara

Niagara Falls, Ontario, Dining

Plan a trip to Ontario’s Niagara region, and your list may include the iconic Falls (top photo credit), world-class theater at the Shaw Festival, f...

Video: Fogo Island Inn: Daring Design meets Ancient Fishing Community

Newfoundland and Labrador, Hotels

In colorful Newfoundland turn of phrase, you might say that Fogo Island is far away from far away. The island is remote; only accessible by ferrie...

Outdoor Active Travel in Downtown Vancouver

Vancouver, British Columbia, Outdoor Activities

Vancouver may be Canada's most famously 'outdoorsy' major city. Even in a city that drives Canada's vast Asia-Pacific business, athletic wear is mo...

The 'Height' of Luxury: Train and Stay in Peru's Andes

Peru, Luxury

South America has its first luxury sleeper train. The Belmond Andean Explorer pioneers a new way to discover Peru on its two-night journeys at alti...

The Bicycle's Big Birthday

Mannheim, Germany, Outdoor Activities

This month marks a big milestone for the bicycle. We've had two hundred years of two-wheeled travel. On June 12, 1817, German inventor Karl von Dra...

MSC's 'Wonder' at Sea

Europe, River or Ocean Cruises

There's a new Wonder at Sea. The MSC Meraviglia. If your language skills are rusty, that's Italian for 'wonder', and this European cruise line's ...

Video: Cycling Tour of 'One of the Best Cycling Destinations in the World'

Peterborough, Ontario, Adventure

Sometimes we think that the best travel experiences can only be found in distant, exotic destinations. And they're waiting for you right in your ba...

Face to Face with the World's Largest Solid Gold Buddha

Bangkok, Thailand, Culture & History

Most of the time, breaking an historic religious icon does not turn out well. But when workers moving a large and very old but otherwise unremarkab...

Paul Gauguin Cruises Named Top for Honeymooners

French Polynesia, French Polynesia, River or Ocean Cruises

Small ship, South Pacific luxury cruise line specializes in romance.Brides magazine has named Paul Gauguin Cruises '#1 for Honeymooners'. The cru...

Carnival Vista 'Taps' into Home Port Flavors for American Craft Beer Week

Miami, Florida, River or Ocean Cruises

The first brewery on board a North American-based ship introduces Miami Guava Wheat Beer.Carnival Vista's RedFrog Pub & Brewery gets into the spiri...

The Ship that's Changing River Cruising

Europe, River or Ocean Cruises

How do you revolutionize river cruise ships? River cruise ships are limited in length by the navigational requirements of rivers... like the sizes ...

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