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A Carry On Kayak

on 11/04/2017 in Connecticut
The world's first nesting performance kayak may not actually reduce to airplane carry on size.  But its 6 interconnecting sections pack into a custom-made wheeled backpack bag that's a mere 3 feet long and weighs only 55 pounds.   So you can store it in a closet.  Then roll it like a piece of luggage and take it with you...

Indulge Your Love for Luxe in the Dominican Republic

on 12/02/2017 in Dominican Republic
All-inclusive resorts in Puerto Plata and elsewhere on this lush Caribbean island with 1000 miles of coastline put the Dominican Republic on the map for travelers seeking affordable family and couples vacations from winter weather further north.  But what you may not know is that you can also find experiences that rival deluxe vacations anywhere in the Caribbean. Save or...

7 Tips for Holiday Travel from an Airline Expert

on 12/08/2017 in Anywhere
Millions of travelers were stranded this fall when hurricanes Irma and Harvey wreaked havoc on the southern US and Caribbean.  Now, with the holiday season fast approaching along with the possibility of bad winter weather, we thought it would be good to share some tips about how to face the unpredictable. Andrew Collins, the CEO and President of Sentient Jet,...

3 Greek Islands You Must Visit Before You Die

on 12/02/2017 in Greece
Greece is famous as the cradle of Western civilization. It's the birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy, literature and drama, marathons, the Olympics, plus some of your favorite math principles. Modern Greece consists of a mountainous mainland and hundreds of islands surrounded by the Aegean, Ionian, Cretan and Mediterranean Seas.  Over two hundred of the islands are inhabited, many of them...

Video: Zipline Over the Ocean On This Cruise Line Private Island

on 11/28/2017 in Belize
Maybe you've had the fun of a zip line adventure before.  But have you ever taken a zip line over the ocean?  When Norwegian developed Harvest Caye, its private island beach resort port of call for cruises in the Norwegian family: Norwegian Cruise Lines, Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Oceania, it took the concept of a zip line adventure to...

If You Haven't Visited Uluru Yet...

on 11/23/2017 in Australia
This UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the most recognizable natural landmark symbol of Australia, has banned visitors from climbing. Uluru/Ayers Rock rises nearly 350 meters (1142 feet) high above the hot, dry, desert in the center of Australia. This monolith is almost 10 km (6 miles) around.  And it isn't just a miracle of survival of the erosion of the...

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

on 09/04/2017 in Europe
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 new, 'Rhine' class of river yachts, evoking the great music icons of the region. Four Crystal Rhine Class river yachts launch in 2017-2018. In creating a new, signature Crystal experience on the waterways of Europe, the company...

A New Marine Reserve in Mexico is the 'Galapagos of North America'

on 11/28/2017 in Mexico
Giant manta rays, sharks, whales, turtles, sea lizards and hundreds of other species are now protected in Mexico's vast new Revillagigedo marine reserve in the Pacific Ocean off the Baja Peninsula. There are four Revillagiegedo Islands about 240 miles (390 km) southwest of Baja California.  They are small, uninhabited volcanic islands, but uniquely positioned where two ocean currents converge.  (Top...

Video: Germany's Most Romantic Christmas Market

on 11/28/2017 in Germany
A night time market in the grounds of a castle.  Fires and torches and twinkling lights, the smell of evergreen boughs, the best German Christmas culinary treats and artisans selling authentic German arts and crafts, Christmas decorations and cozy winter woolens.  Whether you're the person who always knows exactly how many days it is until Christmas, or the 'Bah, Humbug'...

Remai Modern: A New Player on North America's Modern Art Scene

on 11/09/2017 in Saskatoon
October 2017 saw the birth of a new destination for modern art lovers.  The nearly $100 million Remai Modern art museum at River Landing in Saskatoon is an ambitious project that puts this Saskatchewan city on the map for culture fans. And maybe it's OK to be ambitious when your collection includes 8000 works of  'the art of our time',...

Video: Eco-Friendly: Meet this Cruise Line Private Island's In-House Naturalist

on 11/09/2017 in Belize
This is a cruise line private island experience we haven't seen before.  Our Caribbean cruise on Regent Seven Seas Cruises included a day at Harvest Caye, and it turned out to be one of the most memorable days of our cruise. And when you watch the video you'll see why. Harvest Caye is an island a mile offshore mainland Belize. ...

3 Tastes of the Caribbean That Make Us Want to Travel

on 11/06/2017 in Caribbean
(Photo: BestTrip.TV) Florida Stone Crab If seafood is what you crave in the Caribbean, don't miss the chance to try the sweet and delicate flavor of Florida Stone Crab. But don't let the name confuse you. It's found from the North-East coast to Belize, including Texas, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Bahamas. It's a close cousin of the Gulf...