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Discover the Diverse City of Lisbon Through Museums, Dining & Coastal Road Trips

Jul 24, 2015  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Conquests by Phoenicians, Romans, Moors and Christians have left Lisbon with a fusion of cuisines and cultures merging together in one city. The diverse destination is home to castles, museums, fine dining restaurants and plenty of great attractions scattered around its neighborhoods. Whether it’s your first time or tenth, here is a list of must-do activities while visiting Portugal’s capital city.... Read More

6 Full-Service Private Islands You Should Book For Your Upcoming Destination Wedding

Jul 22, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

We’re betting that when you were young, you dreamt of your perfect wedding, maybe even to the point of making scrapbooks filled with your favorite décor, flowers and attire. Good news is, now that you’re all grown up, those aspirations can finally be turned into reality—starting with the location. And if you ask us, one of the best ways to say “I Do,” is by having a destination wedding.... Read More

Crystal Cruises Celebrates its 25th Anniversary With Master Chef Nobu Matsuhisa

Jul 21, 2015  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

On Sunday, July 12, Crystal Serenity began her special 25th Anniversary President’s voyage through Western Europe, hosted by Crystal Cruises President Edie Rodriguez. The journey also stars a very special culinary guest, Master Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, one of the world’s most respected and influential chefs.... Read More

Insider Tips For Expertly Experiencing Viking River Cruises' 8-Day Danube Waltz

Jul 15, 2015  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

Viking River Cruises recently received its ninth win as the "Best Overall Cruise Line" for River Cruising by the TravelAge West and was awarded "Best Luxury River Cruise Company" by Luxury Travel Advisor. It was also declared "Best River Cruise Line" in 2014 by Cruise Critic’s discerning international team of editors. Having just returned from a fantastic cruise with them, I’m also now a fan of the award-winning brand.... Read More

Portugal’s Algarve is More Than Just Another Beach Destination & Sunbathing Haven

Jul 14, 2015  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Portugal’s southermost region is well known for its sandy beaches and lively nightlife, but The Algarve also entices visitors because of its diversity. Here, golden cliffs drop off into the ocean’s waves below and Moorish ruins remain where entire communities once lived. As a major tourist destination, former fishing villages have been turned into summer resorts, but if you look close enough, its history still lingers amidst high rise apartments and modern developments. However, this beautiful region still has plenty of treasures worth discovering and plenty of activities to hold any traveler’s wanderlust interest. Here are a few tips on activities for navigating the region in three days:... Read More

The Wonders of Wales from Castles to Seaside Towns & Wickedly Welsh Chocolates

Jul 14, 2015  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

What do Catherine Zeta Jones, castles and zip lining have in common? If you answered Wales, you’re right. It is the birthplace of the actress, the country with more castles per square mile than anywhere on earth and home to Europe’s longest, highest and fastest zip wire. It is also the destination of my most recent travels.    ... Read More

One Visit to Montréal Will Begin Your Lifelong Love Affair With the Canadian City

Jul 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Many people fly into Montréal for business, or they are on a pre/post cruise trip in or near this island metropolis, but they often neglect making the Canadian destination a part of their journey. One of the most inviting, vibrant, diverse and stimulating cities in the world, if Montréal isn't on your travel list, it should  be. If it is, here are suggestions on where to stay, dine and go while there:... Read More

Celebrity Cruises and MGM Resorts Int'l Partner on Exclusive Loyalty Program Perks

Jul 3, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Celebrity Cruises and MGM Resorts International’s loyalty program members have more reasons to be excited about travel this year. Announced at the end of June, the two brands are partnering together to offer their members exclusive offers and benefits.... Read More

In Search of Luxury & Adventure in New Zealand: Part III—The Best of the Rest

Jul 2, 2015  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Moviegoers who hear of New Zealand probably picture Middle Earth. And of course, the gorgeous country was the backdrop for the Lord of the Rings movies. Millions of Hobbit fans have come to see it firsthand, but even if you’ve never seen the movies, your first glimpse of Fiordland National Park is a jaw-dropping experience.... Read More

Virgin Cruises Taps Sunny East Coast City as Its First Port

Jul 1, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

In December, we told you about the new Virgin Cruises that are slated to arrive in 2020, 2021 and 2022. Yesterday morning, the Virgin Group announced that its first port will be Miami. The ships are expected to feature 1,430 cabins and hold 2,800 passengers on seven-day Caribbean cruises.... Read More

 
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