Jennifer Brydges

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"Adventure"

5 Steps to a Cruise Comeback

River or Ocean Cruises

If you’re one of the majority of cruise travelers, you can’t wait to return to the waves and waterways. (It’s true! Surveys show over a third of cruise travelers want...

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Bubble Cruising? Yes, You Can Cruise Close to Home

River or Ocean Cruises North America

COVID's impact on travel is having one brilliant effect: it's shining a spotlight on the boom in cruising on the waterways of North America, with new ships and new itineraries...

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Canada's Iconic 'Castle and Cabin' Western Mountain Hotels Re-Open

Hotels Canada, Canada

June 1st was the 132nd birthday of the iconic Banff Springs Hotel, and this year, the date marked another milestone: the re-opening of the four Fairmont Hotels in Canada’s Western...

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First In-Person New Cruise Ship Delivery Since Pandemic Lockdown: The Silver Origin

Adventure Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Silversea has welcomed its first-ever destination-specific ship, the Silver Origin, designed for ultra-luxury expedition sailings in the Galapagos.It’s a good-news, milestone event for the cruise line - and for cruising.The...

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Three Falls to Fall in Love with This Fall

Outdoor Activities North America

In some very special places in North America, Mother Nature has found a perfect formula to make dramatic hillside scenery decked out in autumn colors even more breathtaking: she’s added...

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#LookUpTogether During Dark Sky Week and at the World’s Largest Dark Sky Preserve’s Festival in the Rockies

Outdoor Activities

The COVID-19 pandemic kept everyone at home, resulting in an unexpected and heartening clearing of skies and revival of Mother Nature in surprising places. But one thing that continues to disappear...

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Top 7 Things to Do in Pasadena When You're Not Watching the Rose Parade or the Game

Sightseeing Pasadena, Texas

All eyes are on this SoCal city every New Year’s Day for two of America’s most iconic annual events. Pasadena, California plays host to the back-to-back morning Rose Parade and afternoon...

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What is 'Wave' and How You Can Save Booking Your Next Cruise Now

River or Ocean Cruises

It couldn’t come at a better time. The thrills of the holidays have passed, and the bills of the gift-giving season are due.The cold weather, cabin fever, and the doldrums...

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4 Tips for Pre- and Post-Cruise Extensions

River or Ocean Cruises

Your next cruise vacation shouldn’t just start and stop at the ship’s gangway. Make the most of your holiday by extending your cruise before you board and even after you disembark.Here...

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How You Can Help Now in Australia - Hint: It's Not Knitting Another Koala Cozy

Outdoor Activities Australia

Maybe you’ve donated to wildlife rescue or the Red Cross funds to help. Maybe you’ve been one of the crafters who have knitted pouches and mittens for injured and orphaned...

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4 Places in Chile for Your Next Adventure Vacation

Adventure Chile

Chile is easy to spot on a map of South America. It’s the very long, very narrow ribbon of country stretching over 4300 km (2700 miles) along from the middle to...

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The Whale Shark Whisperer of Cabo

Adventure Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

It’s a paradise where Mexico’s Sea of Cortex meets the Pacific. Los Cabos has become synonymous with a chic coastal retreat for Hollywood celebrities and global jetsetters.The southern tip of the...

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8 New Ocean Cruise Ships to Add to Your 2020 Travel Bucket List

River or Ocean Cruises

Have you booked a cruise in 2020? Cruise travel continues its meteoric rise as one of the fastest-growing and most popular ways to travel. No matter your travel style –...

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11 Best Places in the World to Go Whale Watching

Adventure

70 percent of our planet is covered by oceans, and whales are not only the largest marine mammals, but the largest animals alive. No wonder humans are drawn to the oceans...

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Five Ways To Experience The Best of Hawai'i's Art and Culture

Culture & History Hawaii

The island of Hawai‘i’s vast, diverse and often breathtaking landscape is home to six distinct moku – the Hawaiian word for “districts” – with lots for you to see and...

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Top Travel Milestones of 2019 - PLUS Offers to Launch Your New Year of Travel

Awesome Travel Stuff

(Video: Dive and Dine Lobster and a Re-imagined Four Seasons Resort in Nevis)Following this year’s developments in Travel has really kept us moving! Hopefully, you’ve created some of your own...

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New Year, New Adventures on the island of Hawaii

Awesome Travel Stuff

Travelers may initially be inspired to visit the island of Hawaii for its cerulean waters, verdant rainforests and valleys, and striking black sand beaches, but there is so much more...

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Cycling through the Dutch Countryside on an Avalon Active Shore Excursion

River or Ocean Cruises Netherlands, Netherlands

One of the best things about river cruising in Europe is that it takes you into the heart of world-famous cities, charming smaller towns, and even through the countryside that...

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The Longest Suspension Bridge In North America Has Opened and it Overlooks America's Most Visited National Park

Outdoor Activities Tennessee, Tennessee

More than 10 million people every year travel to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park – that's more people than visit the Grand Canyon, Yosemite and Yellowstone parks combined!  And...

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5 Alaska Shore Excursions That Will Make You Book an Oceania Cruise Now

River or Ocean Cruises Alaska

Cool-weather Alaska is one of the hottest cruising destinations. It's in our own backyard, with pristine and inspiring natural wonders, and a sailing season May-September perfectly aligned with family summer...

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6 Ways to Cruise Rivers and Waterways Close to Home This Year

River or Ocean Cruises North America

It's no secret that river and small ship cruising is one of travel's biggest trends. What may still be an open secret is the boom in cruising on the inland...

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The World's First Underwater Ride Share: Now You Can Take a 'ScUber' in Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Outdoor Activities Queensland

Forget about 'surge' pricing on an Uber ride – how about 'submarine' pricing? Hailing a 'ScUber' in Australia's Great Barrier Reef will get you a $3000 AUD charge to your Uber...

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Quark Expeditions Makes an Earth Day 'Polar Promise'

Adventure Antarctica, Antarctica

Quark Expeditions, a leader in polar adventures, marked Earth Day by revealing its 'Polar Promise' sustainability plan. The polar adventure tour company already takes actions to protect and improve environment and...

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3 Things You Have To Do on a Seabourn Cruise to Scandinavia and Scotland

River or Ocean Cruises Denmark

Cooler climes are some of today's hottest cruise destinations. Add the warmth of Seabourn's ultra-luxury service, boutique-hotel inspired ships, world-class dining and insightful, intriguing shore excursions like Ventures' active explorations, and...

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