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New Wellness Cultural Journeys from Abercrombie & Kent Enrich Mind, Body, Spirit

on 02/22/2019 in Anywhere
Run and train like a warrior with the Maasai or hike to a vantage point high above Machu Picchu. Feed your spirit with inspiration at a home for underprivileged girls in India, or a silent alms ceremony in Luang Prabang, and feed your body with healing, Ayurvedic herbs in India, or fresh local produce at a cooking demonstration on Krabey...

Learn to Haka on the All Blacks' Rugby Team's Home Ground

on 01/24/2019 in New Zealand
It's one of the most famous – and fearsome – pre-game rituals in the world. One that you can now learn for yourself in one of the world's most storied stadiums.Any global sports fan has heard of New Zealand's fabled All Blacks rugby team. The All Blacks are not just heroes of the country's national sport; in spite of New Zealand's...

Searching for 'Hygge' in Copenhagen

on 12/14/2018 in Copenhagen
It's a global buzzword and cultural phenomenon. When the cold and darkness of winter close in, more and more of us go in search of Denmark's signature recipe for happiness: 'hygge'.Danish 'hygge' (pronounced 'HOOG-uh') is sweeping the world – everyone wants in on Denmark's famously convivial way of life. The Danish are the happiest people on the planet – even during the...

Our 'Plan a Cruise Month' Smorgasbord of Offers

on 10/14/2016 in Anywhere
Mark it on your calendar. October is 'Plan a Cruise Month'.  This is the time of year when the world's top cruise lines introduce some of their best offers of the year. And with the nights getting chillier, thoughts of getting away this winter to the Caribbean's turquoise waters, exotic Polynesia, or fun loving Australia leap to mind.  Or an...

Viñales Valley

on 06/18/2014 in Cuba
For centuries, traditional methods of agriculture have prevailed in the Vinales Valley. Most notable is the traditional methods of tobacco growing that have remained unchanged for several centuries. The outstanding Karst landscape blends well with the vernacular styles of architecture, crafts, and music. The Vinales Valley is home to a series of caves on the slopes and hillocks that were...

Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications

on 05/29/2014 in Portugal
The Fortified City of Elvas traces its roots to the Arab period. It is one of the cities that were upgraded during Christian up until the 16th century. From the medieval military architectural period, the only monument that remains is the castle and 2 walls popularly known as ‘Muslim Walls’. From the 17th century a third medieval wall was installed...

Historic Centre of San Gimignano

on 05/09/2014 in Italy
San Gimignano is located in the Italian region of Tuscany, about 56 kilometers from the city of Florence. It was an important relay point for the pilgrims that were head to Rome on Via Francigena. The Historic center is home to 72 tower houses that symbolize the wealth and power of the Patrician families that controlled the town. Unfortunately, of...

Strasbourg – Grande île you gotta go here

on 04/09/2014 in France
The Grande Ile of Strasbourg is an outstanding example of domestic architecture in the Rhine Valley in the 15th and 16th century. It showcases the eastwards movement of Gothic art in areas that were not within the core of the Gothic movement. This unique ensemble was so much influential to the Germanic countries that its influence can be divided into...

5 amazing restaurants in Lille

on 03/25/2014 in Lille
Lille is a northern France city that is located on the French-Belgium border. I am reliably informed that it is the last French frontier to the north and if you want to enjoy a little bit of Belgium influence on French cuisine, it is the place to go. Thus said, you are well advised to try out the following top-rated...

Kakadu National Park you gotta go here

on 03/28/2014 in Australia
Whether you love history or not, the fact that an ecosystem has survived over 40,000 years of natural selection is bound to elicit some awe in you. This is exactly how the story of Kakadu National Park begins. Excavations on archaeological sites reveal stone tools, rock paintings and other Stone Age tools that can astound even the most cynical traveler....

Things to do when on an adventure tour in the Berchtesgarden

on 03/03/2014 in Germany
Germans names are hard to pronounce for the average English speaker. They have several consonants following each other, making them sound funny in the Anglo-Saxon word formation. Berchtesgarden might be hard to pronounce, but the town's beauty is characteristic of anything 'made in Germany' - it is stylish, sensible, and carefully choreographed. This Bavarian town is almost surreal...and in this...

Best Burger joints in Beijing

on 02/24/2014 in Beijing
Beijing is the capital of the People's Republic of China and one of the most powerful cities in the world today - both politically and economically. The Chinese are becoming more and more globalized if the number of the burger joints within their capital city is anything to go by. They have acquired a taste for the ever popular American...