Americans Will Fly for Food

Americans are redefining their travel bucket lists not by where they want to go, but what they want to eat.  Reservation Company, OpenTable, recently reported that two-thirds of Americans select a travel destination based solely on its culinary offerings. Of those surveyed, 52% have already traveled to the country of origin of their favorite cuisine,

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Swiss Alps’ Breathtaking Suspension Bridge

For some readers, the words “suspension bridge” are enough to turn the page. For others, they are nothing short of enticing! The recently dedicated Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge in Zermatt, Switzerland is now the world’s longest suspension bridge at 1,621 feet long. That’s plenty of time for pedestrians to realize they’re 7,218 feet above sea

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Travel Gadgets with Style

With the proper preparation, traveling in style can be fun, energizing, and effortless. Whether your in-flight strategy involves achieving maximum coziness or somehow managing to wear all the stuff that didn’t fit into your suitcase, your travel outfit should at the very least fulfill two basic principles: First, it should be comfortable enough that you

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Best Places To See The Northern Lights, Nature’s Ultimate Illumination

The Aurora Borealis, otherwise known as the Northern Lights, are a mesmerizing, naturally-occurring phenomenon that draws several cruise ships to the Arctic Circle each year between September and March to give passengers an up-close view of the beautiful lights. Although the lights can be seen from different places and in different ways, here are some

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Hilton’s New In-Room Gyms

Hilton Hotels’ full-service brands have created a new genre of rooms in which the fitness center is brought into the guest room. With over 11 pieces of fitness equipment located conveniently inside these “Five Feet to Fitness” guest rooms, travelers are free to have private workouts whenever they choose. This type of room is ideal

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Celebrity Building Outdoor Space Onboard

Celebrity Cruises is hoping to change the way travelers view cruising, by emphasizing outdoor space and completely redesigning the cabin experience. Aboard their new Edge-class vessels, floor-to-ceiling windows will roll up like garage doors at the push of a button, leaving just the glass railing between your bed and the ocean. The effect is an

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Tips & Tricks Of Disembarking In Miami

Port of Miami is the world’s busiest cruise port. If you’re an avid cruiser, chances are you have or will disembark here; however, the last thing you want is to ruin a great cruise with a frustrating and stressful morning disembarking from your ship. In order to master cruise disembarkation, here are a few tips

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Croatia Opens Underwater Winery

Not that we needed another reason to visit Croatia with its beautiful beaches, fantastic national parks, and amazing food, but adding the world’s first underwater winery to the list certainly doesn’t hurt. Located off the Peljesac Peninsula, the Edivo Vina Winery is placing its wine in underwater clay jugs (called amphorae) at the bottom of

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Yosemite Introduces Bear Tracking App

In an effort to keep black bears safe, Yosemite National Park has introduced Keep Bears Wild, a tracking system anyone can access. The program will relay the bears’ movements through the park’s 1,100 square miles via GPS collars. Park rangers are hoping the tracker will help motorists exercise caution driving in areas where bears have

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Sailing To Greener Waters

The cruising industry has drawn criticism from environmental protection activists for years; however, the industry’s leading cruise lines are making big investments to make their ships eco-friendlier. Royal Caribbean is spending close to $100-million to retrofit its ships with advanced wastewater treatment technology. Already installed by Norwegian and Celebrity, the technology treats waste water so

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