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Crazy things you didn’t know you could do on a cruise

From skydiving to underwater cycling, Expedia has named some of the coolest and quirkiest things you’ll find on a cruise ship, so get ready to pack …

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You Will Be Able to Fly to Europe for Less Than $100 Very Soon

Just in time for summer vacation!<p>It's been well over a year since Norwegian Airlines dangled $69 flights from the U.S. to Europe in front of our noses, but until now we didn't know exactly when it would happen or where those flights would go.<p>But now it's time to get ready to start planning your …

Cruise Line Caters To Wealthy Travelers

<i>Azamara Club Cruises is targeting the wealthiest of travelers with its new "Stay Longer. Experience More," initiative.</i><p>Azamara Club Cruises, the …

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Newest Cruise Ship to Visit Australia, Seabourn Encore Sails into Sydney - Seabourn Cruise Line

(1 p.m. AEST) -- Christened only three weeks ago in Singapore, the 600-passenger Seabourn Encore has arrived in Sydney, becoming the newest cruise …

Ocean cruises: Cool down in Alaska with Crystal Cruises, Oceania Cruises and more

No air-conditioning required with these cool ocean breezes. Photo: Supplied<p>Now doesn't that look refreshing? Photo: Supplied<p>If our sweltering summer …

A fantasy cruise far, far away

Disney offers an experience that will take guests further than any human has ever gone before. Amber Nasrulla boards their fantasy ship to stand toe to toe with Stormtroopers in another galaxy<p>I am going to let you in on a secret. Darth Vader is not a badass. I know this because I asked the dark …

Why cruise ships, with a new, more refined image, are no longer just for newly weds or the nearly dead

It’s no small feat that cruise ships have a worse reputation than Justin Bieber at the height of his drag racing, house egging, sizzurp-guzzling …

Why You Should Go on a Cruise for Your Honeymoon

Four couples make the case for honeymooning at sea.<p>Wedding planning requires a million careful decisions and a fair amount of stress, which is why most couples want their honeymoon to be hassle-free, relaxing, and, most importantly, positively riddled with romance. Of course, there's no …

Epic Dessert Recipes You Can Make With Leftover Halloween Candy

Now is the time to steal from the kids' stash.<p>Let’s be honest, when it comes to Halloween we’re only in it for the candy. Sure, the costumes are fun, the parties are good and trick or treating is amazing, but at the end of the day it’s all about the Halloween loot. Snickers, Reese’s, Almond Joy, …

6 reasons why a cruise beats out a land vacation

Travel can be time-consuming and full of unexpected surprises, which is why most people either love or sometimes dread it. However, cruising offers a …

BA pilot suspended after allegedly taking photos of himself wearing stockings and masturbating at 38,000ft

Colin Glover denies that he is the man in the lewd images.<p>British Airways has suspended a pilot after photos emerged of a man wearing stockings who …

Finally, at Port in the Caribbean. Now, How to Escape it?

When I disembarked and took a look at Amber Cove, my initial thought was: “Oh, no.” We had just docked in the Dominican Republic after a full travel day at sea — a fairly smooth, tranquil journey (this was, thankfully, weeks before Hurricane Matthew struck the region) through the Caribbean on our …

Norwegian’s new cruise ship will be the first ship custom-built to sail in Alaska

In a cruise industry first, Miami-based Norwegian Cruse Line’s latest ship won’t be built to sail to the sunny Caribbean or to the cruise industry’s …

Regent Seven Seas charts a course for adventure on its 137-night World Cruise

I don’t know about you, but I always step off my cruise feeling like I haven’t had enough on-board time. Whether I’m gone for a week or three, I’m …

Europe's best free museums and galleries

Museum-mooching can be a pricey pursuit, but there’s no need to dust the cobwebs off your wallet to enjoy these esteemed collections.<p>See world-class art and ancient artefacts without spending a penny, with this excerpt from our new title, <i>The Best Things in Life are Free</i>.<p>British Museum – …

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Be A Champion Flyer With These Travel Tips

There's a lot of hype leading up to a summer getaway. But once it's happening, the fun times can go by in a flash. So in an effort to extend that …

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World’s most bizarre natural phenomena

From Australia’s bubblegum-pink lake to a blood-red waterfall in Antarctica, these seven destinations are some of the world’s strangest sights.<p>Majestic mountains and sparkling seas always attract travellers – but sometimes nature has a bigger trick up her sleeve. To track down some of the world’s …

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Safari without the big bucks

African safaris can cost upwards of US$1000 per person per day – but don't scratch them off your travel wish list yet. There are ways to see the big five and more on a budget, if you know where to look.<p>This extract from our new title, <i>The Best Things in Life are Free,</i> reveals destinations where the …

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The 100% meat-free and bleeding burger that's taking NYC by storm

A new meat-free and plant-based burger that bleeds is getting a lot of people talking after hitting the menu of a top New York City restaurant recently.<p>The Impossible Burger is available now at Momofuku Nishi in Manhattan, and its creators claim that the patty smells, tastes, acts and feels exactly …

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Major Cruise Lines Cancel Stops in Nice After Bastille Day Attack

Following yesterday's tragic events, many cruise lines are bypassing parts of southern France.<p>After heartbreaking events in Nice, France, yesterday, where a terrorist attack killed more than 80 Bastille Day revelers, many major cruise lines have changed their schedules to either skip scheduled …

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

Your P.E.I.: The beach is that way

Summer is upon us, and when you live on the Island, that means one very important thing — spending time on or by the water.<p>You've been sharing your …

Are River Cruises For You? A Few Of The Benefits

She asked me three times and yet never seemed satisfied with my responses. Scottish, she was confused as to why 95% of the passengers on board the …

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If you're a born traveller, science says you may have the “wanderlust gene”

<b>BY: MATTHEW CHIN</b><p>If you’re the kind of person that feels compelled to travel—bound to an uncontrollable urge that flows through you, motivating you to …

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Beaches to blow your mind

The latest book from Lonely Planet, "50 Beaches to Blow Your Mind" by Ben Handicott and Kayla Ryan, presents a collection of jaw-dropping, wild and …

8 Of The World's Best Secret Beaches

Picture a day at the beach and certain words come to mind. Serenity. Silence. Peace. Relaxation.<p>Reality paints a grimmer picture. All too often, …

Here Are the 6 Best Restaurants in America in 2016

<i>Editor's pick: Originally published June 15.</i><p>Where can food enthusiasts eat the best food in America? These six restaurants are sure to get any …

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The Best American Road Trips

01 of 36<p>East Coast<p>The most logical place to start an East Coast road trip? The region's—and the nation's—largest city. If you've never been, check …

Snap a photo of your meal and this AI-powered startup will tell you how many calories it contains

It’s the dream of any foodie who watches what they eat to be able to snap a photo of their meals and have their phone instantly tell them how many …

5 Magical Train Trips That Rival the Hogwarts Express

Road trips rock because you get an amazing view of the changing landscape while you’re getting from point A to point B. But what’s a gal to do if she wants to travel without the expense of renting a car or taking weeks of vacation time? Since we’re committed to the journey just as much as the …