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From River Seine to Versailles Gardens and Fountains: Machine de Marly, the eighth World Wonder

<b>Bougival</b> is a quiet village by the River Seine, 17 km far from Paris. During the XIX century, the Impressionists chose this peaceful place as their …

10 lesser-known amazing things to do in Thailand

Thailand is one of the most diverse corners of South-East Asia: a tropical, beautiful, extraordinary country that draws backpackers, honeymooners and …

Disney releases a sneak peek of its ‘Star Wars’-inspired resort—and it’s awesome

Disney’s upcoming <i>Star Wars</i> theme park plans to transport users to the world inhabited by the Resistance and the First Order, but as it recently …

The 60 greatest cruise journeys on Earth

What does cruising mean to you? A luxurious ship that visits several of Europe’s cultural capitals? A fun-packed family holiday? A voyage to New York?<p>I see a languorous sail through the island-speckled Dalmatian coast, with swimming in sheltered bays and a fish supper out on deck. I recall the calm …

Review: Disney's Saratoga Springs

Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa is a Disney Vacation Club resorted located right next to Disney Springs. It is inspired by the real Saratoga …

The Ultimate Guide to Maui

Visit Hawaii’s second largest island for the best of every watersport under the sun. (Many argue Maui is home to the world’s most beautiful beaches.) …

Who’s got more holiday spirit — Harry Potter or Mickey Mouse?

For the first time this year, Harry Potter will be part of Universal Orlando’s Christmas festivities, bringing a new and hugely popular setting to a …

10 Things To Do In Accra, Ghana

Accra is certainly not the most glamorous city, but there are lots of interesting things to see and do during your stay here. You may not see a lot …

Photo Essay: Havana, Cuba

We had the opportunity to visit Havana, Cuba with Royal Caribbean aboard their ship, Empress of the Seas. Havana was a really interesting place to …

WEEKEND GETAWAY: Anna Maria Island, FL

<b>Weekend Getaway: Anna Maria Island</b><p>Anna Maria is a barrier island about seven miles in length located south of Tampa Bay and in Manatee County on the …

WEEKEND GETAWAY: Universal Studios Orlando

Weekend Getaway: Universal Studios Orlando [UPDATED FOR 2017!]<p>Of course we are unashamed big fans of Disney World. It is our favorite place to go, …

WEEKEND GETAWAY: Chicago, IL

One of the best cities in the world is Chicago, IL. Okay we might be a <i>little</i> biased as this is our hometown. But Chicago is great city to visit with …

WEEKEND GETAWAY: Berkshire County, Massachusetts

Berkshire County, or The Berkshires, is a region in Western Massachusetts. It is known for beautiful mountains, a vibrant arts scene, and plenty of …

Two Days in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston is the biggest little city that is full of culture, history, food, and fun! While you could spend a lot of time here exploring, we only had …

WEEKEND GETAWAY: Las Vegas

Viva Las Vegas!<p>Las Vegas is known as Sin City, and there is no shortage of things to eat, drink, do, and see while you are here. This is definitely a …

Disney World Challenge: 4 Parks in 1 Day

<b>Disney World Challenge: 4 Parks in 1 Day</b><p><i>Post by Ashley</i><p>For those who love Disney World, a popular challenge is going to all 4 parks in 1 day. While …

Best Places to Grab a Drink at Disney World

<b>Best Places to Grab a Drink at Disney World</b><p>Whoever says Disney World is just for kids needs to read this post. There are actually some very fun bars …

Date Night at Disney World

While Disney World is mostly known as a family destination, there are actually some wonderful date night locations throughout. These are great ideas …

Review: Caring for Giants Elephant Experience at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is perhaps Disney’s most underrated theme park. It is amazing to walk around and see all the details that went into the …

Travel to Pandora: The World of Avatar at Animal Kingdom

Alpha Centauri Expeditions and Animal Kingdom have brought deep space travel to Disney World! Okay, not really, but they did create an amazing new …

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I spent my summer working at Disney World — here are 21 things you didn't know about the park

There's no denying that the magic of Disney is infectious. Guests spend years saving up and travel from places all over the world just for a couple days of excitement and no matter how old you are, you can't ignore that giddy feeling you get when you step foot on Main Street and set your eyes on …

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Celebrity Builds a New Ship for the Galapagos and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Throughout the week we post dozens of original stories, connecting the dots across the travel industry, and every weekend we sum it all up. This …

Exploring Vietnam & Cambodia: Mekong River Cruise

<b>River Cruising Along the Mekong in Vietnam & Cambodia</b><p>A few years ago, we went on land/river cruise trip through Vietnam and Cambodia. We had an …

Port of Call: Nassau, The Bahamas

A popular stop on a Caribbean or Bahamas cruise is Nassau. Nassau is famous for Paradise Island which is home to the Atlantis Resort. Paradise Island …

The Finer Things Aboard Royal Caribbean

<b>Royal Caribbean: The Finer Things</b><p>In the world of cruising, family and budget friendly usually come to mind when thinking of Royal Caribbean cruises, …

Sail Away on a Caribbean Cruise

<b>Sail Away to the Caribbean on a Cruise!</b><p>Every year our family goes on a Caribbean cruise out of Tampa with Royal Caribbean. It is a great way to relax …

Bahamas Cruise Aboard the Majesty of the Seas

<b>Port Canaveral, FL – CocoCay, Bahamas – Nassau, Bahamas – Sea Day</b><p>We just got back from a great cruise aboard Royal Caribbean’s Majesty of the Seas! …

Review: Royal Caribbean's Empress of the Seas

Review: Empress of the Seas<p>When the travel restrictions were eased for traveling to Cuba, the cruise lines jumped at the opportunity to start sailing …