Maggie Tan

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Luxury Travel For Moms And Their Kids To Tuscany, Italy. The Ultimate Summer Bond!

Maria Rocco has created a new kind of luxury travel experience exclusively for moms and their children for a once in a lifetime adventure in Italy, <i>Me and Mom in Tuscany</i> <i>with Maria Rocco</i>.<p>“This is real travel,” said Maria, a former Toronto based mom and successful founder of Canadian Island Camp for …

The Most Beautiful Beaches in Greece

I've yet to visit the amazing country, and I'm hoping to visit in the fall this year. There's something just so romantic about the colors so prominent here - bright whites and deep blues, and outside of the cities so rich in history, the surrounding islands are usually home to the most beautiful …

The Top 25 Hotels In The World, According To Travelers

The top 25 winning hotels offer exceptional service and amenities while also providing unforgettable experiences to travelers.<p>The hotel that TripAdvisor users picked as the 'best in the world' is a luxury bungalow retreat in the Maldives that implements a strict "no news, no shoes" policy to help …

Why You Should Travel Norway – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

1<p><i>Norway is one of my favorite countries in the world because of its spectacular landscapes — here’s why you should travel Norway.</i><p>From stunning fjords …

European Travel

Top 10 World Heritage Sites for Kids

There are nearly a thousand UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Check out this list for the best trips to please travelers both young and old.

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A "Brazillion" Reasons to Visit Brazil... World Cup or Not

<i>© Embratur</i><p>So, you didn't make it to Brazil for the World Cup? No worries! The South American nation's beautiful beaches, cosmopolitan cities and natural wonders are worth the trip no matter when you decide to go. Hotel search trivago brings you just a few of the "Brazillion" must-see sights in and …

Where to Find the World's Least Expensive Luxury Hotels

We know that a luxury hotel can set you back a pretty penny. But not everywhere -- if you know where to look. We recently set out to find the 15 countries where staying a night at a luxury hotel is in general the most expensive. Now we are peering through the other end of the telescope -- to find …

Skift's Big List of Travel Lists From The World Over, 2013 Edition

Here at Skift we love lists, stats, charts and underlying data, and throughout our existence have written lots of stories built around these. Our …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

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Buyer beware: 10 common travel scams

While you’re often safer overseas than you are in your hometown, a few scams seem to pop up all over the world. Repeat the mantra: if it looks too good to be true, it must be too good to be true…<p><b>1. Fake police</b><p>Sometimes also the real police, they’ll demand to see your passport and find something …

Identity Theft

Do Not Enter: 5 Countries That Don't Roll Out the Welcome Mat

<i>Photo courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Fran Golden, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Some tourist visa applications are easy -- an Australian visa, for example, can be acquired in a few minutes via the Internet. Others, however, can take weeks, if not months, to procure. The following five countries, …

29 Photos That Will Awaken Your Inner Explorer

The world is just awesome, and there are some photographers who are lucky enough to live in and travel to these astonishing places. If you can't visit these places yourself, here's the next best thing!<p>1. An ice cave in Iceland<p>Exclusively in Winter (Ice Cave) by Jacky CW on 500px<p>2. Leshan Giant …

Three Dream Stays in South America

Whether you’re exploring the Galápagos or visiting glaciers, South America is just the place to unplug from routine life.<p><b>Consider staying at one of these lodges for a truly unforgettable nature experience:</b><p><i>■</i> <b>Galápagos Safari Camp:</b> Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador <b></b>(<i>from $500, including meals and …

Google Glass Gets Prescription Frames: Everything You Need to Know

For early adopters of Google Glass, it's been a demand from the start: a version that is friendly to prescription lenses. Those people's prayers were …

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In today’s Paris, cutting-edge art, culture and cuisine

Old Masters, move aside: thanks to a contemporary art renaissance, the City of Light beams with 21st-century galleries, museums, even restaurants.<p>For years, the Paris art scene was associated with the masters of the past – Monet and Manet, Picasso and Degas – while the contemporary art scene was …

Discovering Jordan

Jordan is home to the well-known UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Petra and Wadi Rum. These sites have been inhabited by many cultures over thousands of years but are perhaps best known for their connection to Lawrence of Arabia and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Or perhaps it was the British …

10 Places Every American Should See

California's Pacific Highway 1 runs 135 miles between San Luis Obispo and Monterey.<p><i>Photo Courtesy Wangkun Jia / Dreamstime.com. Article by Sean O'Neill, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for domestic destinations every …

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Top 10 Sailing Cruises

Travel<p>Top 10 Sailing Cruises from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Journeys of a Lifetime</i><p><b>Nova Scotia and Labrador Tall Ships, Canada</b><br>On voyages lasting up to a week, the exhilaration of the wind through the ship’s sails will put you in touch with eastern Canada’s seafaring …

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6 Cruise Industry Trends to Watch for in 2014

A couple of eye-popping new ships, the ever-growing popularity of river cruising, and efforts to restore consumer confidence are among the headlines …

China: The Tea Horse Road and Shangri-La

Tucked into China’s southwestern corner and pushed up against the Tibetan plateau, Yunnan province was once crisscrossed by the Tea Horse Road, an …

Luxury Credit Cards

For quite some time the American express Centurion card or <b>commonly known as the American black</b> was a highly coveted item.<p>For users of the American …

China Hotels and Airlines Face Strains From Government Austerity Measures

With curbs on Chinese officials’ banquet and travel budgets, China’s anti-corruption campaign hit high-end hotels and restaurants hard in 2013. As …

Pamukkale Is A Natural Wonder You Need To See (PHOTOS)

Take one look at Pamukkale and you'll understand why it means "cotton castle." It looks like it comes right out of a fairytale.<p>The Turkish UNESCO World Heritage Site has a magical, otherworldly quality that has us wanting to know more. The landscape consists of mineral forests, petrified …