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Video: Sir Richard Branson Explains How He Does Cruising

about Caribbean, Anywhere

The whole cruise travel world is watching as flamboyant entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson launches 'rebellious luxe' Virgin Voyages.BestTrip was there as the famous British lifestyles magnate shared his vision for shaking up the cruise industry and doing things differently… and...

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How to Stay Cyber Safe with a VPN when you Travel

Cyber security is on everyone's minds these days, and travelers in particular can be vulnerable when they are on public wifi networks.Even in your own hometown, every time you login to your local coffee shop's network or restaurant hotspot to...

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What You Need to Know to Hike or Bike Europe's Most Famous Pilgrimage Trail

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It's been a physical test of spirituality since the Middle Ages.  And more recently, Christian pilgrims have been joined by active travel enthusiasts on the Camino de Santiago, a 500-mile (800 km) route across northern Spain to the Cathedral of...

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This European Wine Festival Only Happens 4 Times a Century - And It's This Summer

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For oenophiles (and everyday wine lovers like you and me), it's a once in a generation opportunity to celebrate the wines of a country you might not even associate with viticulture.The Fete des Vignerons (Festival of Vintners or Winegrowers) is...

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Video: Sir Richard Branson Explains How He Does Cruising

about Caribbean, Anywhere

The whole cruise travel world is watching as flamboyant entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson launches 'rebellious luxe' Virgin Voyages.BestTrip was there as the famous British lifestyles magnate shared his vision for shaking up the cruise industry and doing things differently… and...

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

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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 waterways of North America, with new ships and new itineraries...

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Canada's National Cocktail Turns 50 - And Here Are 4 Great Places to Drink It

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Happy 4th of July and Canada Day! Celebrating Neighbors and Staycations

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If you've ever taken a cruise or traveled to Alaska, you may recognize this place. From sea level in Skagway, Alaska, the White Pass & Yukon railway climbs an incredible 3000 feet in just 20 miles, and all the way to...

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Put America's Oldest Cities On Your Travel Bucket List

about North America, Anywhere

You don't have to be a history buff to make a point of visiting the oldest cities in the U.S.Since the establishment of European settlements in what is now the United States, beginning in the 1500's, some of these cities...

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

about North America, Anywhere

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 waterways of North America, with new ships and new itineraries...

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Canada's National Cocktail Turns 50 - And Here Are 4 Great Places to Drink It

about Canada, Canada

It's as Canadian as maple syrup. The Caesar is Canada's national cocktail. Created in a hotel bar in Calgary in 1969, it's been the only-in-Canada favorite game night, summer patio, and 'hair of the dog' Sunday brunch cocktail. Caesars even...

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Happy 4th of July and Canada Day! Celebrating Neighbors and Staycations

about North America, Anywhere

If you've ever taken a cruise or traveled to Alaska, you may recognize this place. From sea level in Skagway, Alaska, the White Pass & Yukon railway climbs an incredible 3000 feet in just 20 miles, and all the way to...

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