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What Are Expedition Cruises And Why Is Everyone Suddenly “Jumping Onboard”

   Whether you are an avid traveler, an experienced cruiser, or find yourself suddenly craving adventure, you might have come across articles and blogs talking about a brilliant new way to travel. Instagrammers and vloggers excitedly post photos and videos of life at sea. And you might have even noticed that you hear the words “expedition cruises” frequently thrown around. But what are expedition cruises? Where do they go, and what makes them different from ordinary ...

Top 10 Best Luxury Hotels In Italy For Sophisticated Travelers

Are you traveling to Italy? That's great news! Where will you be staying? Oh, you're still looking? Don't worry; the options are limitless but a few exceptional properties stand out! If you're traveling to Italy soon, and want to include a few incredible luxury hotels that are not only comfortable but also offer a curated experience for sophisticated travelers, then head on over to these top 10 best luxury hotels: Picture Courtesy of Grotta ...

Six Things to Bear in Mind when Traveling Abroad in 2022

The Coronavirus pandemic had hit the travel industry hard, people have been stuck in homes for so long, that the prospect of looking forward to a nice holiday abroad is exciting. Many families are continuing to book getaways and keep fingers crossed that the world won't be venturing into another global lockdown. Although travel is not at a halt, here are some things to bear in mind when traveling abroad within the upcoming year.  Keep ...

By |December 29th, 2021|Cruises, Family Travel, Uncategorised, Wellness Travel|

The 13 Best Adventurous Things To Do in Hawaii

Hawaii might have a small landmass compared to the mainland United States, but it is full of incredible things to do, and amazing places to stay. If you identify yourself as an adventurer, you will find even more to do across the islands of Hawaii. Finding the best adventures in Hawaii is key when planning a trip to the islands. Whether it be on the rim of a volcano, diving into the deep blue of ...

By |December 23rd, 2021|Adventure Travel, Family Travel, Sample Itineraries, Uncategorised|

Helpful Strategies For Curbing Destination Wedding Expenses

Planning your wedding is one of the most extraordinary and exciting times of your life. A destination wedding is a beautiful way to bring together your closest family and friends and minimize some of the unnecessary expenses and stressors that come with a large wedding. Finding the perfect destination is essential in finding your own romantic escape. However, even destination weddings often come with surprise expenses and unforeseen costs. To make the most of your ...

By |December 22nd, 2021|Family Travel, Favorite Hotels, International Destinations, Romantic Escapes|

Top 10 Best Luxury Safaris in Africa You Need To Plan A Year In Advance

Africa is a beautiful continent, and to have even one chance to explore it is a blessing. Home to stunning landscapes and filled with rich cultures, unique traditions, and the most remarkable wildlife displays, Africa is a place you will never forget. And because you can't isolate the continent's attractions from its breath-taking wildlife and nature reserves, an experience at one of the safari game camps and lodges is an absolute must. But keep in ...

The Best European River Cruises For Every Type Of Traveler

Every traveler knows the best type of travel itinerary allows you to explore the nature, culture, food, and history of a new destination in an authentic and unhurried manner while taking in all the sights. However, when it comes to traversing the multitude of stunning cities, towns, and villages of Europe, river cruises offer the perfect blend of activities and leisure. Whether you are an avid cruiser or a novice traveler finding the best European river ...

Best Family Resorts in Mexico For Kids and Teens

Are you looking forward to the ultimate Mexican holiday? From admiring the crystal clear turquoise waters to diving into jungle adventures, Mexico can offer a bit of everything for everyone. The country is synonymous with incredible food, lively entertainment, incredible ancient wonders, and fabulous luxury resorts.  However, finding the best family resorts in Mexico can be challenging for kids, teens, and parents as the options seem endless. Planning travel with children need not be stressful ...

By |November 19th, 2021|Family Travel, Favorite Hotels, International Destinations|

Best French Polynesia Hotels In Bora Bora, Moorea, Tahiti, and Tetiaroa 

French Polynesia consists of many of the most romantic, stunning, and mesmerizing islands in the world. Consequently, Polynesian Islands such as Bora Bora, Tahiti, Moorea, Raiatea, Taha’a, Maupiti, Manihi and more, are frequently visited by travelers looking to unwind, explore, and rekindle their romance. Each of the beautiful islands is like a mini-paradise, so it’s no wonder that they are home to many of the best resorts and hotels in the world. So, if you ...

How To Plan the Perfect Trip To Maui, Hawaii – Insiders’ Guide

Known as the “Valley Isle,” Maui is a beautiful island on the Hawaiian Archipelago. The island of Maui is full of lush green trees, volcanic mountains, and scenic beaches. Entering this island paradise, visitors find pristine, clear azure water kissing the white and golden pearls of sand. Hidden paths and secret trails lead to enchanting groves of Banyan, coconut, and Sandalwood trees. Beyond these, impressive volcanic mountains stand erect, their stoned faces overlooking the island ...

Best Luxury Resorts For Families With Teens In The US

Sometimes we do not have to fly thousands of miles away to reach a fabulous destination, which will allow us to escape from the busy city life. Certainly, there are many hidden gems located right here in the United States, and many are considered some of the best resorts for families. Although traveling with children requires advanced planning and foresight, putting together a great itinerary that will keep your teens entertained takes extra effort. Furthermore, ...

By |November 1st, 2021|Family Travel, Favorite Hotels, USA Travel|

Into Africa: Planning the Perfect Luxurious African Safari

A Boutique Travel Advisors Production Based on a True Luxurious African Safari Directed by African Travel written by Kim Parizek   ACT 1 Scene 1: The Start of our Luxurious African Safari: The Cape The Cape of Good Hope. The Most Southern Point of the African Continent. The best place to begin any luxurious African wildlife safari. Long ago, the discovery of the Cape of Good Hope was a milestone for the early European sailors to establish ...

Review Of Celebrity Cruises Apex Ship Mediterranean Voyage

Aboard the Apex on a 7-day itinerary through Greece, I would get the golden opportunity to experience and review Celebrity Cruises, an award-winning luxury cruise line, as a first-time guest. The newly launched ship, the Apex, is part of the Celebrity Edge series, designed to give cruisers an overall more luxurious experience. The concept combines upscale contemporary features, health and wellness, and an innovative design while providing a sense of community on board. Apex and ...

By |September 24th, 2021|Family Travel, International Destinations, Personal Stories|

Costa Rica One-Week Itinerary For Adventurous Travelers

Costa Rica is known worldwide as an ecological paradise. The country is filled with infinite opportunities for adventure, relaxation, cultural immersion, and romantic escapes. Costa Rica boasts thousands of acres of protected rainforests brimming with exotic flora and fauna, set amid picturesque volcanoes, jungled beaches, and coffee plantations. Whether this is your first or fifth time visiting the country, we are confident you will enjoy this Costa Rica one-week itinerary for adventurous travelers.  Trip Duration ...

By |September 23rd, 2021|Family Travel, International Destinations, Sample Itineraries|

Top 10 Reasons You Need to Visit Croatia

Croatia is a land of juxtapositions. At once, a glorious hot spot for the jet-set, yachting celebrities, island hopping, and partying into the night at some of the hottest clubs in Europe and yet simultaneously a historical time capsule of unspoiled fishing villages, Roman ruins, and spectacular national parks. Although the “secret” about Croatia has been out for some time with in-the-know travelers, many Westerners have yet to explore this incredible country. So whether you ...

Top 5 Family Friendly Ski Resorts in North America

While some people start their calendar year when the first ski resorts open to the public and count the days in inches of snowfall, others of us are simply looking for a  fun, convenient, and family-friendly place to play in the snow and enjoy some après ski. Here is our list of the top family ski resorts in North America for an unforgettable winter trip. 5. Jackson Hole, Wyoming Jackson Hole has a reputation for ...

One Week Paris Itinerary For Families

Paris is the City Of Lights, romance, food, culture, and history. It needs no introduction as its sights are known as some of the most iconic and beautiful throughout the world. Yet, despite being the dream destination for millions of people each year, families coming to Paris are often overwhelmed and lost. So, how do you create the perfect Paris itinerary for families that will encompass everything the city has to offer? Paris will spoil ...

Greece Onboard Celebrity Cruises Apex Ship: A College Student’s Perspective

As a full-time college student, it is rather safe to say I am admittedly not the first in line for a luxury cruising experience through the Mediterranean. Nonetheless, coming on board for a seven-day itinerary on the Celebrity Cruises' new ship, the Apex gave me a chance to explore Greece for the first time by luxury cruising. With an open mind and grateful attitude, I was so ready for an incredible sailing experience that ended ...

How To Cure Motion Sickness While Traveling

Motion sickness can strike anytime, whether you travel by plane, train, boat, or automobile. You may even feel queasy playing a videogame or riding a rollercoaster. Experiencing motion sickness while attempting to enjoy a romantic dinner on your luxury cruise or while riding through the beautiful countryside with winding roads can put a damper on your vacation. So how do you cure motion sickness while traveling? Read on to find out. The underlying cause of ...

Top 12 Fascinating Ancient Sights in Greece

Greece is at the top of the bucket list for many travelers around the world. Known as much for its architectural feats as the culinary delights, friendly locals, and spectacular beaches, it welcomes millions of tourists each year. In addition, Greece is considered the birthplace of civilization and entices visitors to step back in time and peer at the lives and stories of the extraordinary people who inhabited these lands thousands of years ago. From ...

By |August 28th, 2021|Family Travel, International Destinations|

The Best Luxury Cruises In Italy, Greece and Turkey

Oh, lovely, charming, romantic Europe. While each country on this continent is worthy of exploration, few places in the world have made as many contributions to literature, poetry, art, philosophy, fashion, and architecture as Italy, Greece, and Turkey. Moreover, the history of these three cultures has immeasurably shaped modern society.  Italy and Greece beckon travelers to explore their winding streets, ancient castles and fortresses, towering cliffs, award-winning wineries, and world-class museums. Turkey invites visitors to ...

Travel Aches and Pains – How To Treat and Prevent Them

Travel broadens your horizons, replenishes the spirit, and creates lifelong memories. Extravagant vacations or a little sightseeing squeezed into a business trip can make life more enjoyable and meaningful. In addition, you have an opportunity to learn about other cultures and break out of your usual routine as you adapt to life on the road. However, there is a downside. In addition to lost luggage and noisy hotel rooms, incessant travel aches and pains from ...

By |August 23rd, 2021|Family Travel, Travel Safety, Wellness Travel|

10 Important Things To Consider When Planning An African Safari

An African safari is one of the most exhilarating travel experiences in the world. The continent is full of vast, rugged, and untamed regions where wild elephants roam freely and herds of buffalo drink at the water's edge. The list of incredible things you can see on safari is endless. From watching a pride of lions lazily basking on the rocks to witnessing the thrilling experience of a predator stalking and killing its terrified prey, ...

The Best Time To Visit Italy – A Seasonal Guide

Italy is a beautiful destination to visit year-round. Travelers must therefore ask themselves, "when is the best time to visit Italy?". Millions of visitors worldwide come to Italy to experience ancient cities, historic landmarks, delicious cuisines, gorgeous coastlines, and famous wines. While summer is the high season and the most popular time to travel to Italy, it is also the most expensive and crowded. Many regions in Italy boast mild climates and offer many festivals ...

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