5 Great Food Markets Around the World

La Boqueria – Barcelona, Spain: Arguably one of the best markets in the world, La Boqueria is a must for any traveler in Barcelona. Located on Las Ramblas, the market is housed in a building originally designed in 1840. With colorful fruit, freshly caught seafood, and the famous jamon iberico, it’s easy to eat for

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IAG Teases Details on New Low-Cost Airline

International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of Aer Lingus, British Airways, Vueling and Iberia, has announced details on the company’s newest offering – a transatlantic, low-cost airline. Known as Level, the new airline will be based in Barcelona and is expected to launch in June. The airline will share it’s base of operations with

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Air Canada Adding Iceland Flights

Iceland in the summer is on the list of many Canadian adventure seekers this year. To meet increasing demand to visit this Nordic destination, Air Canada is extending its international network to offer direct flights from Canada to Iceland beginning this summer. The service will operate four and three times weekly from the carrier’s Toronto

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5 Great Places to See Roman Ruins (Outside Italy)

Merida, Spain: Located within a day’s trip from Madrid, Merida is the site of a Roman aqueduct, bridge, amphitheater, and other structures. During the summer months, the UNESCO World Heritage Site brings the Roman theater back to life with concerts, plays, and galas. Pula, Croatia: Though much smaller than Rome’s Colosseum, Pula’s Roman Arena on

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Princess Launches New Youth Programs

Princess Cruise Lines has partnered with Discovery Consumer Products to license the Discovery Channel brand to its new youth centers. These new programs will be implemented fleet wide, beginning this year, in conjunction with scheduled ship renovations.  The Grand Princess is currently the only ship to offer these new options for young passengers, but the

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High Speed Trains Coming to Morocco

Expected to fully roll out in 2018, Africa will soon debut its first high-speed train. The trains will reach speeds of 200 mph, as they transport passengers from Tangier to Casablanca, cutting typical travel times by more than half. The double-decker train cars were funded by governments in Morocco, France, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the

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Make the Most of Your Airport Layover

Taipei The idea of layovers is about to become less painful. In Taipei, travelers passing through Taoyuan International Airport, and have a layover of longer than eight hours, can explore the city’s greatest attractions through two tours, visiting the astonishing Zushih Temple, or the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall and Taipei 101 – the country’s tallest

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NCL Upgrading Loyalty Program

Last month, Norwegian Cruise Line announced an upgrade to their Latitudes Rewards program in order to boost traveler benefits. Among the new additions is the creation of 2 new tiers for frequent travelers. Platinum Plus will apply to guests who have earned more than 175 points, while Ambassador will be awarded for guests who earn

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