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Virgin Voyages' 'Save Water, Drink Champagne' Easy Button

Oh, and there’s a caviar bar, too.Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages says it’s committed to ‘disrupting’ cruise travel, and that means a twist on one... read more

3 Reasons to Book Off-Season Travel

Experienced travelers know there’s a code when it comes to travel seasons. High season, low season, shoulder season and off season – your choice of travel... read more

Uniworld Luxury River Cruises' Free Air and Business Class Upgrade Offer

Enjoy the world’s best and most awarded all-inclusive luxury river cruise line even more with free economy airor business class air for a reduced rate... read more

Book Early to Save 10% and More on Globus' 'Undiscovered Mediterranean' Tours

The Mediterranean’s sapphire seas will lure you in and convince you to stay a while. But beyond the azure waters lie tiny whitewashed villages nestled... read more

Celebrate Your First Virgin Voyage with Free Champagne and Half-Off Deposits!

Sir Richard Branson’s ‘rebellious luxe’ style of adults-by-design travelwith all your favorite perks included sets sail soon!The Scarlet Lady debuts in the Caribbean in the... read more

Immerse Yourself in Ken Burns' "Country Music" in Nashville in 2020 Exclusively with Tauck

Legendary filmmaker Ken Burns’ “Country Music” on PBS has captivated viewers across North America, and now you can explore the themes and stories in the... read more

Save 10% When You Book Early on the New, All-Inclusive Luxury Scenic Eclipse!

Discover the Luxury of All-Inclusiveon the World’s First Discovery YachtBook by December 31, 2019Enjoy EarlyBird pricing: up to 10% Savings off FaresOn Scenic Eclipse’s new... read more

2 Helicopters - And a Submarine! Video Tour of this New, Luxury Expedition Cruise Ship

There are more ways to explore the earth than overseas and overland. And the new Scenic Eclipse takes you there. With 2 helicopters for ‘flight-seeing’ and... read more

Solar Eclipse 2020 Community Tourism Program + Santiago 2 Extra Nights

“Kurarewe” or “Curarrehue”, in mapuzungún “stone altar”, integrate a wonderful natural and cultural heritage in their natural reserves and the Mapuche people legacy. This mountain landscape... read more

Video: Meet a Cowboy... in France

Cowboys. Wild white horses. Wild black bulls. And pink flamingos.Hard to imagine any place on earth where you'll find all of them together, but the vast... read more

Finding Wellness in the Waters of Jamaica

You probably already know that Jamaica is famous for its beaches.  And you may even have already come back relaxed from a beach holiday in... read more

Princess Cruises' 3 For FREE for ALL!

EVERYONE enjoys 3 FREE perks** on select cruises and cruisetours sailing Summer 2020 - Spring 2021.‬‬‬‬CONTACT US AND BOOK BY OCTOBER 31stEVERYONE enjoys:FREE gratuities††FREE stateroom... read more

G Adventures’ Adds 12 Tours to its ‘Jane Goodall Collection’ to Support Conservation and Responsible Wildlife Tourism

G Adventures is updating its exclusive Dr. Jane Goodall-endorsed collection of wildlife-focused tours for 2020. 12 new adventures in Indonesia, Botswana, Belize, the Northwest U.S., mainland... read more

World Gorilla Day: 3 Things a Travel and Animal Lover Can Do

The world’s largest primates have their own day, September 24th. Gorillas are larger on average than humans and maybe that’s one of the reasons they’re... read more

Get More Privileged Access to Downton Abbey's Highclere Castle on Viking Cruises

New “Great Homes” Cruise Extension Offers Additional Privileged Access to Highclere Castle, the filming location of “Downton Abbey”  Viking Cruises became a household name during its... read more

The Real Downton Abbey and 3 Other Majestic English Manor Houses That Star in Films

If the Downton Abbey movie and TV series has you fantasizing about life in the elegant and storied surroundings of England’s stately homes, you are... read more

Antarctica Solar Eclipse Cruise Dec 2021

Expedition HighlightsOnce-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness a total solar eclipse in AntarcticaIn South Georgia, retrace Shackleton’s legendary mountain crossing (on foot) – additional costGlide past glittering... read more

Cruise to Japan with Daniel & Shirley

Join us in Shanghai, China ahead of the cruise. Give us a call for details. We want to go to Yunnan or Guilin, China ahead... read more

How This Cruise is Breaking a World Record

245 days. 6 continents. 51 countries. 111 ports. Imagine spending August 2019 until May 2020 on a cruise circumnavigating the world. This phenomenal cruise sailing around the... read more

3 Hurricane-Free Caribbean Islands

Recent, extreme hurricanes have devastated favorite Caribbean island communities.For travel, the impact of more extreme hurricanes is double. It can take years for tourism infrastructure in... read more

This Hotel Serves a Cocktail Made with Gold

If you haven't been to Montreal recently, the Golden Square Cocktail at Montreal's new Four Seasons Hotel (VIDEO ABOVE) is just one reason to book... read more

Dan & Shirley Oppliger will be hosting a voyage on MSC’s newest ship the MSC MeraViglia

Departure Date02.16.2020Embarkation Port:Miami, FloridaDisembarkation Port:Miami, FloridaShip: MSC MeravigliaItinerary:United States, Honduras, Belize, Mexico, BahamasDuration: 8 Days, 7 Nights8 Days − 7 Nights Day Port Arrival* Departure*SUNDAY 02/16/20 Miami, FloridaMONDAY... read more

MSC Divina Yacht Club Experience

Buzzing with taxis and minivans, we arrive at the Port of Miami. A porter comes to our shuttle bus. “We are in the Yacht Club.” We are... read more

Windjammer Mandalay 2020

Don’t let the heat stop you from taking a Windjammer cruise. The Caribbean is warm all year long. In the summer the humidity is higher.... read more

MSC's Newest Addition: MSC Meraviglia

MSC’s newest ship the MSC Meraviglia will make its North American debut in October, and start regular 7-night sailings from Miami to the Caribbean on... read more

2020 Annual Eclipse Tour to Tibet, China

Step into prayer halls of chanting Tibetan monks in magnificent monasteries on the roof of the world. Tibet offers fabulous monasteries, breathtaking high-altitude walks, stunning... read more

2019 Annular Eclipse Tour of South India

Brimming with natural splendor and cultural diversity, South India is a mystical land of rock-hewn temples, palm-fringed shores, and fragrant spices. Fall under the spell... read more

Welcome to Tropical Sails' New Web Site and Travel Newsletter!

If you're planning a family, romantic, business, 'bleisure' (business + leisure), or any other kind of trip - even some relaxing 'armchair travel'! – our... read more

Where's the Best Place to Spend a Day at Sea on the Seabourn Ovation?

Everyone who sails on Seabourn finds their favorite niches and idyllic space on board. We compare notes with each other and other guests. For some, it's... read more

Avalon European River Cruises Budapest to Amsterdam

A westbound adventure with Avalon European River Cruises begins in Budapest. Allow yourself to watch the five-minute video or browse these photographs with comments attached.... read more

Fun Tour of Turkey

Fun Tour of TurkeyI spent a lot of time researching a Biblical Tour in Turkey. I found that the Tropical Sails company quote was 40-50%... read more

Excellent Vacation by Dan

Excellent Vacation by DanDan helped put together an awesome vacation package a few weeks prior to a total eclipse through Tropical Sails. Exotic islands, Probosci's... read more

Great experience with Dan and Tropical Sails Corp

Great experience with Dan and Tropical Sails Corp1999 Solar Eclipse Gulet Sail trip (mostly motored, as the winds were not in the required direction at... read more

First total solar eclipse

First total solar eclipseDaniel provided us with a complete itinerary in an area where accommodations were scarce.Traveled to Idaho Falls ~ Idaho ~ USA read more

Great tour – hope to book again!

Great tour – hope to book again!It was a great experience. Everything was well organized, and the choice of the sub-contractors was excellent, especially the... read more

An Amazing Eclipse Experience

An Amazing Eclipse ExperienceI’m proud to be associated with Daniel Oppliger and his world-renowned travel company Tropical Sails Corp. Dan recently invited me and fellow... read more

Sailing on the Mandalay

Sailing on the MandalayDaniel helped me find hotels, restaurants, and dock site for my Mandalat sailing trip.Traveled to St. Maarten ~ St. Martin ~ Caribbean read more

Dan the man

Dan the manWhat a great guy and extremely knowledgeable. Had a great time when we went on our cruise and was made even better by... read more

Encouraging, knowledgeable, but not pushy

Encouraging, knowledgeable, but not pushy My husband and I booked our MSC cruise to the Caribbean through Dan. He was great. He suggested the cruise... read more

All Three Times Were A Charm!

All Three Times Were A Charm!It has always been a pleasure. We have done three eclipse tours with Dan. The first was in 1998 with... read more

Total Eclipse Cruise: Turkey

Total Eclipse Cruis: Turkey My wife and I toured Turkey in 1999 on Tropical Sails’ Eclipse Cruise. It was our best vacation ever! We got... read more

An Amazing Tour Experience

An Amazing Tour Experience I found Daniel to be courteous and thorough in his approach to organizing the many tours he schedules. I was especially... read more

A country wide tour to remember

A country wide tour to remember The Kimal group tour of Chile was just outstanding, jam-packed with a wide variety of experiences that covered an... read more

July 2, 2019 Total Eclipse

July 2, 2019, Total Eclipse The tour was generally well-planned and managed. The tour guides were friendly and helpful. There were a few little 'glitches',... read more

Nice trip

Nice trip Nice trip. Beautiful happy people, great time. Dan was personally involved, answered calls and was very responsive. Maybe its the culture in Chile,... read more

The best trip of my life

The best trip of my life It was great to be able to speak with Daniel personally via telephone before the trip. He was informative,... read more

A very memorable trip

A very memorable trip Frequent and accurate communications. He suggested someone I could share accommodation with and saved both of us a significant amount. Traveled... read more

Holland American -Singapore Solar Eclipse Cruise

Holland American -Singapore Solar Eclipse Cruise Still trying to catch up from the trip. All went well. The group was an interesting bunch and a... read more

Turkey Yacht Charter Sailing Cruise Special

Turkey Yacht Charter Sailing Cruise Special We're finally home and finished traveling for the moment, so I wanted to give you a little report on... read more

Road to Shangrila Yunnan China by Toni McNicol

Tony McNicol writes of his tour to Yunnan China on a tour by China Kindness Tour and booked through Tropical Sails Corp.“It was, indeed, a... read more

Sail Windjammer

With Sail Windjammer, there is never a dull moment. You are not merely a passenger, but part of a small group of fun-loving people. You’re... read more

Travel Insurance

We highly suggest taking out some travel insurance to cover the unexpected. The owner of Tropical Sails Corp has collected on travel insurance on three... read more

Rocky Point Cruises

Voyages of Exploration"Jan 20, 2020" With its many islands designated as UNESCO World Heritage sites, it is home to an impressive array of marine mammals... read more

Argentina Solar Eclipse Tour 2020

This is Tropical Sails plan for and Argentina solar eclipse tour by land for Dec 14, 2020. We only have 20 rooms.Argentina Solar Eclipse Tour 2020 MapArgentina... read more

Bodrum-Bodrum

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BODRUM – COS –LEROS– PATMOS – LIPSI – KALIMNOS — BODRUM

Turkey's Turquoise Coast from the air is absolutely stunning read more

Routing 2 Bodrum and Greece

Possible excursions:Bodrum - Mausoleum, one of the seven wonders of the worldBodrum - castle and archaeological museumBodrum – nightlife and “shopping paradise”Bodrum – diving and... read more

Footsteps of Paul Tour — Turkey - 14 Days

By visiting Turkey, the Book of Acts comes alive. St. Paul crossed these lands and sailed the shores at least 3 times. The people are... read more

MSC Around the World Cruise 2020 - 117 Days

World Cruise FeaturesSales are NOW OPEN for our World Cruise. Book now to secure the best staterooms on MSC Magnifica. The 2020 World Cruise has... read more

Luxury Pucon Chile Solar Eclipse Experience - 5 Days

Observe the Chile Solar Eclipse of December 14, 2020, from Pucon at the most luxurious lodge in the area. You will have an over the... read more

2020 Solar Eclipse Tour Chile with Pucon and Patagonia

PRICES PER PERSON BASIS DOUBLE ROOM $4,995 USDSingle Supplement: $1880Terms:$500 pp deposit due to reserve you spot refundable until June 14, 2020, less credit card fees... read more

2020 Solar Eclipse Cruise South America, Antarctica

ITINERARYDAY 1 DEPARTURE - NOV 27, 2020San Antonio (Santiago), ChileDEPARTS: 05:00 PMDAY 2 - NOV 28, 2020Day At SeaDAY 3 - NOV 29, 2020Puerto Montt,... read more

China

China (officially the People's Republic of China (PRC) – an ancient, mysterious and beautiful land, is always appealing to adventurous foreign visitors. The first thing... read more

Turkey

Turkey is a huge nation straddling eastern Europe and western Asia with cultural connections to ancient Greek, Persian, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires. It offers... read more

Greece

Greece, also known since ancient times as Hellas, is a country located in southeastern Europe. The country has one of the longest histories of any... read more

River Cruises

River cruising has quickly become one of the most popular ways of traveling. From the waterways of Europe to sailing down the Mekong River, pack... read more

Luxury Travel

Distinctive vacations are made up of a collection of experiences. Experiencing the world means embracing each destination from all sides. Are you ready to create... read more

Groups

Traveling with 10 or more people? Our group experts will help you plan that special event to the destination of your choice. We've arranged many... read more

What's your Favorite Experience at the Juno Beach Centre? Reasons to Visit Canada's DDay Landing Beach During its 75th Anniversary Year

Everyone experiences travel differently, and this may be most true of historic sites. Standing on the spot where history was made is a profound experience... read more

50 Years Since John Lennon's Bed-in for Peace: Video Inside that Hotel Suite Today

It was a week at the end of May 1969 that became an iconic, unforgettable moment of 60's counter-culture and protests against the Vietnam War. 2019... read more

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Avalon Waterways Launches 2 New Tulip Time Cruises for 2020

Don't let another Spring go by without seeing the magnificent spectacle of tulip fields and gardens in the Netherlands. WATCH VIDEO ABOVE FOR A CRUISE... read more

Meet the Buenos Aires Designer Whose Shoes Have Transformed Tango

There's no visit to Argentina's capital without experiencing tango. It is both music and an unmistakable dance, perhaps the most sensual dance in the world.Our... read more

River Cruising has Changed Forever - The AmaMagna Sets Sail

A new river cruise ship has embarked on the Danube, and it's unlike anything else on the rivers of Europe. The word 'revolutionized' gets overused, but... read more

10 Amazing Facts about the Tasmanian Devil

Move over, cuddly koalas and cute kangaroos. Meet the Tasmanian Devil. No, not the Looney Tunes cartoon character that travels like a spinning top, drooling, snarling and... read more

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

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... read more

See the World's Tallest Indoor Waterfall at this New Airport

It's one of the world's top ten busiest airports, with a flight every 80 seconds. A hundred airlines transport over 60 million passengers yearly to and... read more

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Video: Normandy WW2 Landing Beaches

It may not be the most joyful travel experience you have in Northern France, but for families of veterans, and any grateful citizen, a visit... read more

Video: What Happens on a Visit to the Juno Beach Centre?

Veterans, their families, anyone interested in history, or the sacrifices of ordinary young men on an extraordinary moment for the world, all Canadians as well... read more

Grand Catholic Italy with Oberammergau: 2020 Faith-Based Tour by Globus

Enjoy first-class seating for Germany's famous, once-a-decade Passion Play,visit and attend Mass at some of Italy's most famous cathedrals and basilicas. Grand Catholic Italy with... read more

Oberammergau, the Easter Passion Play on a Danube River Cruise in 2020

A soul-stirring journey.Join Viking for an experience that comes along once every decade. Witness the story of Easter:the trial, suffering and death of Christ in The... read more

Tauck Launches 3 Portugal River Cruises in 2020 Including 1st Family Douro River Cruise

New for 2020 –Tauck introduces not 1, but 3 riverboat cruiseson Portugal’s Douro River –and a new ship, the ms Andorinha,just for the Portugal itineraries.The... read more

Why Travelers in the Know are Booking A Douro River Cruise in Portugal

Have you taken a river cruise in Europe yet? The 'Big Three' river cruises are the Rhine, the Danube and the Rhone/Saone. You may have heard about... read more

Top Reasons This is Puerto Rico's Most Iconic Luxury Hotel

 Whether you love Old Havana colonial style, rhythms and cocktails, Mid-Century modern tropical, Rat Pack vibes, or contemporary luxury urban resort on a world's top... read more

German Highlights with Oberammergau: 2020 Globus Tour - Filling Up Quickly!

Enjoy first-class seats to the Passion Play in Oberammergau in 2020.Performed only every 10 yearsand set with the majestic alpine scenery as a backdrop,it’s a... read more

This 400-Year-Old Easter Play Only Happens Once a Decade in this German Village

You may never have heard of the small Bavarian village of Oberammergau. But every year ending in 0: 2010, 2020, 2030 and so on... Oberammergau becomes... read more

About Us

The World is Too Big to be Left UnexploredAt Tropical Sails Corp, we believe traveling should be a distinctively unique experience of adventure, beauty and... read more

3 New Cruise Line Private Islands

It used to be that private islands were the playgrounds of the ridiculously rich and fabulously famous. Then cruise lines got into the game. Now,... read more

Get a Little E-ssistance on These Electric Bike Journeys

Go the extra mile – and barely break a sweat!With a built-in battery that helps supplement your pedaling power, electric assist bikes (or “e-bikes,” to... read more

5 Top Spring Flower Spectacles and Where to Find Them

If you're like me, Spring can never come too soon. And nothing says Spring like new flower blossoms. This year, treat yourself to an abundance of... read more

Think Overwater Villas are the Height of Exotic Luxury Travel? Try This UNDERwater Villa

It puts new meaning into being immersed in the local natural beauty. The pristine waters of the Maldives are epic, surrounding one of the world's most... read more

Top 10 Souvenirs from a Trip to Hawaii

You'll come home with a million sun-drenched memories of a holiday in Hawaii. Here are 10 mementos you can take with you. ANYTHING PINEAPPLEThey may be the... read more

Cycling through the Dutch Countryside on an Avalon Active Shore Excursion

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... read more

7 Castles in Ireland Where You Can Stay

St. Patrick and the Emerald Isle. Dramatic coastline. Historic towns and cobblestone streets. Pubs and parties. Folklore and green pastures… and castles. Hundreds of castles and... read more

New Wellness Cultural Journeys from Abercrombie & Kent Enrich Mind, Body, Spirit

Run and train like a warrior with the Maasai or hike to a vantage point high above Machu Picchu. Feed your spirit with inspiration at... read more

Free! Business Class Air on Your Next Regent Cruise, Shore Excursions and More!

Nearly every luxury is included on your Regent cruise. Beginning with your flight.FREE Business Class Air on Intercontinental FlightsRegent is pleased to offer an incomparable inclusion... read more

7 Tips for Touring Tuscany

If you close your eyes and picture 'Italy', chances are, it's the rows of vineyards and cypress trees, villas and farmhouses, fabled towns and household-name... read more

You Can Celebrate Richard Branson's Birthday With Him on his Adults-Only Cruise Line

With flamboyant Sir Richard Branson at the helm, the 2020 launch of Virgin Voyages is one of the most anticipated events in travel. The party-loving, trend-setting... read more

Tailor-Made Hong Kong: Abercrombie & Kent's Private Journey to Asia's World City

Travel with your private party on this Luxury Tailor Made Journey, departing when you choose and with expert local guides leading the way; you can... read more

The Chinese New Year Dish You Need To Try This Year

Kung Hey Fat Choi! Chinese New Year celebrations brighten up the winter months throughout Asia and Asian communities around the world. It's the most important date on... read more

Discover Amsterdam's Local Food Scene on this Avalon Waterways Shore Excursion

Everyone wants to try 'real' local food when they travel. But we don't always have a real local to point us in the right direction. That's... read more

6 Reasons We Love Seabourn Cruises to Alaska

America's Last Frontier is a destination everyone should visit at least once in a lifetime of travel. Alaska's vast, untouched waters and shores are rich in... read more

Learn to Haka on the All Blacks' Rugby Team's Home Ground

It's one of the most famous – and fearsome – pre-game rituals in the world. One that you can now learn for yourself in one of... read more

Get Together in Paradise! Group Savings for a Sandals or Beaches Caribbean All-Inclusive Vacation

What's better than a vacation in Paradise?A vacation with a group of your favorite people.Book a Group holiday at Sandals luxury couples' resorts or Beaches... read more

Discover Tropical Romance in 3 Overwater Bungalow Resorts on the Caribbean Sea

(Re)kindle the romance close to home – without long flights to the South Pacific or the Maldives!Overwater villas are the next best thing to a... read more

8 Facts About the Panama Canal

Panama is one of the fastest-growing destinations in Central America, and the Panama Canal is the country's star attraction. Although it's on everyone's list of... read more

Ponies and 3 More Reasons to Visit Scotland's Shetland Islands

They say on St. Patrick's Day everyone's a little bit Irish. So it's fair to say that on Rabbie Burns' Day, we're all a little... read more

Voluntourism Shore Excursions That Let You Give Back on Crystal Cruises in 2019

'You Care. We Care'.Complimentary adventures on Crystal shore excursions empower guests and crew to give back to communities around the world. In 2019, Crystal offers two... read more

Go Glamping in the Galapagos on the Celebrity Flora

What's better than a once-in-a-lifetime cruise to the Galapagos Islands? Sleeping under the spectacular night skies in one of the most remote places in the world... read more

Grain Silo Transformed into Breathtaking Museum and Hotel

Within a year of its breathtaking reincarnation, Cape Town's historic Grain Silo has already been named one of the world's top 100 places. When it was... read more

Top 6 Wellness and Fitness Cruises You Should be Booking Now

Have you resolved to travel more AND be more fit and well? Why not put these life goals together on your next cruise? Cruise lines have upped... read more

Make Travel Matter: Sail the Nile and Support Local Women's Co-op on a Cruise Extension to Petra

Experience Uniworld's Foundation Work At the Iraq al-Amir Women's Cooperative;A new Uniworld pre-cruise/tour extension for 2019, Amman & Petra, is now available to add to... read more

Las Vegas Has a New Culinary Destination

24 hours a day, 40,000 square feet, 400 types of wines from all 20 Italian wine regions, 2 restaurants, 3 bars, an educational chef's table,... read more

Monaco Mystique: 5 Things You Didn't Know About the World's Most Glamorous Destination

It's been featured in no less than two James Bond movies. Not to mention To Catch a Thief, the Alfred Hitchcock thriller starring Grace Kelly. Filmed... read more

Champagne Vending Machine at this NOLA Hotel Makes Every Day New Year's Eve

The motto of New Orleans is 'Let the Good Times Roll'. Nowhere is that more true than at the local Ritz-Carlton, which now boasts the area's... read more

Free! 3-Day Land Tour Pre/Post Star Clippers Sailing Cruises in Asia

Complimentary 3-Day Tour Package in Singapore or Phuket, ThailandBook a Select 2019 or 2020 Star Clippers sailing in Asia, andReceive a Lion City Tour or... read more

Discover Dazzling Winter Evenings at Hong Kong's New Light Festival

For a city whose nighttime skyline overlooking Victoria Harbour is already a global icon of urban lighting and signage, a light festival might seem like... read more

Searching for 'Hygge' in Copenhagen

It's a global buzzword and cultural phenomenon. When the cold and darkness of winter close in, more and more of us go in search of Denmark's... read more

Four New Shows Onboard Seabourn

The new evening entertainment experiences debut on the Seabourn Odyssey alongside updated popular 'An Evening with Tim Rice' and coincide with an upgraded Grand Salon.Time... read more

This Ship Has a Magic Carpet - And 8 Other Things You'll Love About the New Celebrity EDGE

The Celebrity EDGE has launched and is turning heads at every port. Its standout sleek, urban resort styling and game-changing technology have a high point: the... read more

6 Tips to Survive - and Enjoy - an 'Obli-cation'

When your 'vacation' is really an obligation, you're taking an 'obli-cation'. You've taken these trips: cross-country to the in-laws' for the holidays. A family or friend's destination... read more

Where's the Best Place to be on National Cake Day?

If it isn't on your calendar already, get out a red pen and mark November 26. That's National Cake Day, and although we don't need any... read more

This City Gets Another Designer Parking Garage - Yes, 'Park-itecture' is a Thing

Architecture is the calling-card of a city. Some destinations are made famous by cathedrals or castles, towers or temples, statues or skyscrapers… in modern-day Miami,... read more

You Can Stay in this Spa Hotel Over Top of Iceland's Blue Lagoon

A primeval landscape of black lava rocks covered in moss. Pools of chalky, ice-blue healing waters heated by the earth's core. Iceland's Blue Lagoon is mystical and... read more

GAdventures Launches Wellness Collection

Adventure travel for the thrill? Or to be well? More and more travelers are turning to the exploration of other cultures and landscapes in search of food... read more

4 Local Markets You Can Go Shopping with the Chef on a Seabourn Cruise

It's a long-standing tradition and one of guests' favorite experiences of a Seabourn cruise. And it doesn't even take place on board the ship.Seabourn's Shopping with... read more

Video: Seabourn Chef Celebrates Quebec's Harvest: Cooking with the Chef

Seabourn specializes in culinary memories. This luxury cruise line has long been famous for its tradition of 'Shopping with the Chef'. In Quebec City on a... read more

Fact or Fiction? 3 Things You Need to Know About 'Dracula's Castle'

Before every travel destination had a ghost tour and haunted hotels, there was Dracula's Castle.Irish author Bram Stoker's 1897 Gothic horror novel 'Dracula' popularized the... read more

3 'Starter' Greek Islands

'Greece' evokes two pictures in most people's imagination: the ancient cradle of Western civilization, democracy, philosophy, literature and drama, marathons, the Olympics, and some of... read more

5 Stars and Social Consciousness; A Paris Hotel Creates the Future of Luxury Cuisine

The first luxury hotel to win 5 Michelin stars is putting its money where its guests' mouths are. And committing to the cause of tomorrow's food... read more

5 Fun Facts Plus 1 Travel-Inspired Tequila Recipe

Tequila has grown up. No longer a frat house or a blurry vacation cliché, Mexico's national spirit has returned in recent years to its roots, with... read more

Video Cruise Review: Tulips and Much More on an Avalon Spring Netherlands River Cruise

If you're a flower lover, a Tulip Time spring cruise in the Netherlands is already on your bucket list. If you're not a particular flower lover,... read more

Video: Where to Travel to Find the World's 2nd Largest Oktoberfest

Munich's annual extravaganza of beer halls, buxom girls in dirndls, pretzels and the best of the 'wurst' (pun intended!) actually gets underway in September. Its... read more

Attention Golfers! Augusta Masters Luxury Golf Tour 2019

Now Tiger's got the whole world excited about golf again, 2019 is the year to attend the revered Masters Golf tournament in Augusta, Georgia.It could... read more

This is the Only Place You Can See Cirque du Soleil at Sea

Cirque du Soleil has been charting new entertainment territory since it began and it's changed what we think of as 'circus' shows.You may have been... read more

5 Places to Go Island Hopping in Tahiti

The very word 'Tahiti' evokes the mystique of one of the most remote and romantic island destinations in the world. An island hopping escape to... read more

2For1 Mediterranean Cruise Plus Free Cirque du Soleil Dinner and Show

2 For 1 Mediterranean Cruise Deal for Fall/Winter 2018 - 2019Book a balcony stateroom with the Bella Experience or higher and enjoy a FREE Dinner... read more

5 Beer Tours You Can Take Year-Round in Europe

You don't need to wait til Oktoberfest to enjoy Central Europe's favorite beverage!Beer tours in new cities with long brewing traditions, new friends and craft... read more

You Can Dive into Cousteau Legacy at this Luxury Eco-Resort in Fiji

Pristine Fijian ecosystem at land and sea, romantic and evocative South Pacific vistas and lifestyle… no wonder a trip to one of the world's top... read more

10 Things Before You Travel to Turks and Caicos

The British Overseas Territory of Turks and Caicos has 8 main islands, 300 smaller islands, almost all virtually unpopulated. There may be fewer than 50,000 residents,... read more

Amtrak's Only Great Dome Car Returns to the East in Time for Panoramic Autumn Colors New York to Montreal

It's a vintage train car whose windowed dome makes the fall foliage seem even more brilliant on one of the most scenic train routes in... read more

Yes he did! 'Luke Skywalker' Opens New Skywalk at One of the World's Most Symbolic Lookouts

And he even used a light saber. The actor famous for his role as one of space's greatest heroes didn't need to use the Force to... read more

Video: This Hotel Has the Top Views of Edinburgh

There are a few important things on our check list of a great hotel: alluring architecture and design, lifestyle, dining and sipping... and if possible,... read more

Video: Get Shot Out of This World-First Bungy Catapult in New Zealand

Maybe it's been too long since you've been shot out of a cannon. Or dangled and bounced hundreds of feet above a ravine. Or had your... read more

The World's Largest, Most Spacious Luxury Expedition Yacht Unveiled

It's an ice-class ship with the latest technology, able to navigate spring and fall in the world's polar regions. It's also one of the most... read more

6 Reasons to See Sicily

It's the largest island in the Mediterranean, with 14,000 years of history.Sicily is in the center of the Mediterranean Sea and has been central to... read more

Cunard Joins Crowdfunding to Help Build New Statue of Liberty Museum

Supplies exclusive donor perks for July-long campaign; new museum to launch in 2019. It's the quintessential British luxury cruise line, but Cunard is still the... read more

To Celebrate 125 Years of Exploring, this Expedition Cruise Line Bans Plastics

Since the 19th century, Hurtigruten has been bringing travelers closer to Nature.  Its tongue-twister name is Norwegian for 'Express Route' (it might help to think: 'hurried... read more

You Can Take a Chair Lift to the Beach on this Island

They call it the 'Magical Flying Beach Chair' and it's probably one of the world's most memorable - and scenic - 6 minute trips to... read more

There's Now an Official James Bond Museum and it's in a Very Cool Location

You might want to pack your black-tie outfit for this trip. After more than two-dozen movies in over 50 years, the original film spy hero finally... read more

'Glamping' in Laos: Luxury Tented Villas are a Rosewood Resort First

Laos may be one of the last, best-kept secrets in South-East Asia. Now, travelers looking for an immersive vacation in the unspoiled environment, unique culture... read more

7 Places Not to Miss in Indochina

Two hundred years ago, Europeans started referring to the region between India and China as Indochina.Already, it was recognized as one of the most beautiful,... read more

5 Tips to Make a Cruise the Perfect Family Vacation

If you're trying to come up with the perfect family vacation for the holidays, time to think about cruising.Whether you are new to cruising or... read more

5 Little-Known Facts about Africa's 'Big Five' Animals

'Safari'. It's a Swahili word simply meaning 'journey'. But for travel lovers, the word 'safari' ignites our imaginations of exploring vast Sub-Saharan landscapes and encountering majestic creatures... read more

America's Tallest Monument Park Transformed in Time for One of Nation's Biggest 4th July Parties

The view 630 feet above St. Louis from the top of its defining monument has changed after an immense, multi-year, $380-million renovation to the city's... read more

This Cruise Line has Plenty to Celebrate in Pride Month

San Francisco, Toronto, Sydney, Berlin… Now you can add another destination to celebrate Pride Month: at Sea.  Celebrity Cruises held its first Pride party fleet-wide... read more

Video: Play for a Day on Holland America Line's Caribbean Private Island

Think only the super rich and celebrities get the privileges of private islands?Guests aboard Holland America Line cruises in the Eastern Caribbean can get a... read more

Crystal River Cruises Changing the European River Cruise Landscape with Another River 'Yacht'

Following in the symphonic footsteps of the other members of the Crystal River Cruise fleet, the new Crystal Debussy evokes traditional European culture in a... read more

3 Places in the World Art Basel Puts the 'Art' in 'Party'

Mid-June's Art Basel is the highest profile international art fair that draws not just art lovers, but a constellation of stars of the entertainment and... read more

Kids Sail Free on Oceania New York - Bermuda - New York Summer Sailings

Special Family Summer Offer! This summer, pack a little extra wonder and excitement when you cruise with usas the 3rd and 4th guest (17 years... read more

Now there are Food Adventure Tours for Vegans, Too

Vegan travel can be a challenge. In some favorite destinations, a bag of nuts in your bag at all times is essential to keep hunger away... read more

6 Things You Need to Know About Travel to India's Golden Triangle

It's the 7th largest country by size, with dozens of geographically diverse states, fascinating cities, and over a billion people. India's extraordinarily rich historic and... read more

Picture This: The Largest Cruise Ship Ever to Transit the Panama Canal

As you can see, it was a tight fit when the newest mega-ship at sea arrived at one of the man-made wonders of the world... read more

Top 3 Souvenirs from Venice

Venice is not just the 'City of Canals'.  It's also always been a city of merchants, and modern Venice is a showcase for iconic Italian... read more

5 Reasons To Give An Ovation To Luxury Cruising's Newest Ship

Applause, champagne, and celebration for the Seabourn Ovation.  The fifth ship in Seabourn's fleet has her naming ceremony May 11, 2018, officially joining the line's... read more

Video: The World's Largest Spring Flower Garden - in Full Bloom on a Tulip-Time River Cruise!

They call it 'The Garden of Europe', and it's open for only 8 short weeks every spring. The spectacular Keukenhof garden in the Netherlands is... read more

Ama Waterways

A river cruise is so much more than the destination, it’s also about the journey.  Whether it’s a European river cruise, Asia river cruise or... read more

Preserving the World's Heritage: One Cruise Line's Partnership with UNESCO

There are over a thousand World Heritage Sites in 167 countries.  Places in the world of such extraordinary cultural or natural wonder, that UNESCO has... read more

Climb Kilimanjaro: Africa's Highest Peak for Active Travelers

At 5,895 m (19,340 ft), Mt Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest peak and this adventure along the Marangu Route will get you to the top safely,... read more

Video: The Most Photographed Hotel in the World Celebrates 125 Years

How does a hotel become the most photographed in the world?  Many hotels have spectacular architecture, magnificent and dramatic settings... but very few hotel silhouettes... read more

Now You Can Take the Chunnel Train to a New Destination in Europe

London to Paris for a romantic weekend? Belgium to London for tea? Travelers have gotten used to having the option of a high-speed train connecting... read more

7 Reasons to Cruise Canada and New England on Seabourn

One of the greatest natural spectacles in the world is the unmatched explosion of colorful foliage that takes place in Eastern Canada and the North-Eastern... read more

Video: Taking a 'Sound Bath' at the Seabourn Spa

You may be familiar with treating yourself to a massage, reflexology, or other spa wellness treatments while you're on holiday.  But an Amethyst Crystal Sound... read more

What Happens to Worn-Out Hotel Sheets? A Good News Story

How many times can your hotel sheets be slept in once, then washed, and slept in again before they're too worn to use one more... read more

Video: Get a Bird's-Eye View of One of the Natural Wonders of the World

Something amazing happens when the highest tides in the world arrive in Saint John, New Brunswick. Twice a day, tides in Canada's Bay of Fundy rise... read more

The Only 5-Star Resort in Latin America Gets a $35 Million Reno

It occupies the most prime location in Costa Rica's Guanacaste region and it's already the only luxury resort in Central and South America honored with... read more

1 Cruise, All 7 Continents: First of Its Kind Silversea World Cruise

Unlike any other World Cruise ever conceived, Silversea's 2020 Legends of Cruising takes you on a journey that lets you set foot on all 7... read more

Shopping Tips: 3 Tastes of the Caribbean

Great memories and stories are wonderful mementos of your Caribbean vacation, even photos to share with your friends. Even better if you can share those... read more

Video: 8 Restaurants You Won't Want to Miss On This Luxury Silversea Cruise

Silversea's 'Celebrity' Culinary Partnership By: Lynn Elmhirst, Producer/ Host BestTrip.TV These days, celebrity chefs and cruise lines sail hand in hand.  Silversea's interpretation of luxury... read more

Love Your Wine? You'll Love This Airline Perk

Alaska Airlines is giving wine the VIP treatment.  If you're a Mileage Plan member departing from West Coast wine destinations including airports in California, Oregon,... read more

NEW! Pay in Canadian Dollars for your Silversea Luxury Cruise

Canadian Residents! Sail in Silversea Luxury; Pay in Canadian Dollars.No fluctuations with the dollar.No foreign currency credit card fees.No surprises with currency conversion on final... read more

5 Reasons To Love Your Suite Butler on a Silversea Cruise

If you've never sailed on Silversea Cruises before, you might not realize something very special you will come to love: your Silversea Butler. This is... read more

Top 10 Reasons to Travel to Croatia

From an isolated backwater behind the Iron Curtain, Croatia has transformed itself into Eastern Europe's 'Riviera'. Sun worshippers discovered the miles of sunny, pristine beaches and... read more

The World's Most Expensive Shopping Streets

Not everyone gets online or in line for shopping deals during the holiday season.  Some people still love the luxury of exclusive shopping experiences, and... read more

Meet the Winemaker

There's a magical stretch of the Danube river that's known as the 'Tuscany of Austria'. Hills rise in the mist above the Wachau valley, and... read more

First TransAtlantic British Fashion Week

Cunard Debuts First-Ever Transatlantic Fashion Week en route to New York Fashion Week on Queen Mary 2. Cunard brings a world of glamour and fashion... read more

Diving for Ocean Diamonds on 'Safari' in South Africa

This might be the most romantic exotic adventure we've ever heard of.  Taking flight on a 'diamond safari'.   South Africa's Ellerman House, partnering with... read more

All-New Luxury Travel Concept Design Details Revealed: Crystal AirCruises Jet

Crystal announced its latest innovation, Crystal AirCruises, a few months ago.  Now Crystal has shared the designs for the first Crystal AirCruises aircraft, and we... read more

The 'Height' of Luxury: Train and Stay in Peru's Andes

South America has its first luxury sleeper train. The Belmond Andean Explorer pioneers a new way to discover Peru on its two-night journeys at altitudes... read more

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Star Clippers

Star Clippers offers sophisticated travelers the ultimate cruising vacation alternative – a tall ship “mega-yacht” experience aboard authentic re-creations of the classic sailing clipper ships... read more

MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises is an Italy founded, Swiss-registered, global cruise line with headquarters in Geneva. MSC Cruises is the world's largest privately owned cruise company, employing... read more

Silversea

Silversea’s small luxury ships are designed for those who delight in the thrill of discovery while indulging mind and body in the most lavish surroundings... read more

Avalon Waterways

An Avalon incomparable river cruise experience includes one-of-a-kind Panorama Suites – with innovative Open-Air Balconies and beds facing the views – on the industry’s only... read more

Ocean Cruises

Ocean cruises provide fabulous inclusive vacation experiences from the hidden beaches of Caribbean to the historic ports of the Mediterranean. Plan your Ocean Cruise Vacation... read more

Abercrombie & Kent

At Abercrombie & Kent, we strive at every turn to redefine your notion of what is possible on a vacation. Our approach combines singular service... read more

Tauck Tours

Three generations of Taucks have been pioneers in escorted travel since our first tour through New England in 1925. Today, 90 years later, Tauck family... read more

Regent Seven Seas Cruises

The Most Inclusive Luxury Experience Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2017, Regent Seven Seas Cruises is the world's most inclusive luxury cruise line. Its four-ship... read more

Seabourn

Seabourn welcomes you to luxury cruising refined to its purest form. Where hand-selected itineraries take you to places beyond the reach of larger ships. Where... read more

Princess Cruises

From sun up to sun down, let Princess help you make discoveries that defy expectations while anticipating your every need. Watch amazing shows by a... read more

Crystal Cruises

The All-Inclusive Crystal Experience® is a heady combination of indulgent services and enriching discovery. Since our debut in 1990, we have been elevating and redefining... read more

Holland America Line

Welcome to our World. Welcome to Holland America Line, where unforgettable experiences meet exquisite detail at every turn. With a rich seafaring heritage of more... read more

Windstar Cruises

THE WORLD'S BEST SMALL SHIP CRUISE LINE - Condé Nast Traveler Step away from the crowds. Away from towering decks and a thousand people, or... read more