Posts Tagged ‘Tour’

G Adventures – China’s Harbin Ice Festival: By the Numbers

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

The annual sub-zero party is the largest of its kind in the world by G Adventures Posted on 26 July 2017 For two weeks every year, the city of Harbin in China’s Heilongjiang province is put on ice. The annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, which takes place from December to February (exact dates change year by […]

Treasures of Japan – a Journey Aboard the Caledonian Sky

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Treasures of Japan – By Zegrahm Expeditions 14 Night Japan and South Korea Journey Aboard the Caledonian Sky Expedition Highlights: Visited sacred Shinto shrines and ancient Buddhist temples. Strolled through the moving Peace Memorial Park at Hiroshima. Spent a full day in Gyeongju, South Korea with a visit to Bulguksa Temple, a World Heritage Site. […]

My Trip to Southern Africa, Part Two

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

By Nancy Kivlen, Director of Leisure  Part Two Sabi Sands, Kruger National Park, South Africa The highlight of our trip was the private reserve of Sabi Sands located in the Kruger National Park. Our first stop was the over-the-top luxurious Dulini Game Reserve Lodge. Everything about this lodge was deluxe and no detail was left […]

Your view from the Rhine: Legends, Castles and Kings

Monday, November 28th, 2016

YOUR VIEW FROM THE RHINE: LEGENDS, CASTLES & KINGS November 17, 2016 by Crystal Cruises When Crystal Bach embarks on her maiden voyage next summer, she’ll sail into a veritable fantasy land along the romantic Rhine. Stretching from its glacier Alpine source and emptying into the North Sea, this great river winds through the heart […]

Regent’s Brand New Explorer: Exquisite Elegance at Sea

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

By Nancy Kivlen, Director of Leisure, Carefree Vacations In all my years in the travel industry, I have never experienced the kind of elegance, grace and panache that embodied the spirit of Regent’s brand new Explorer ship. No detail was left unattended – the ship is beyond impressive. I was one of the fortunate travel […]

Seven Days in the Maldives

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Made up of a whopping 1,192 islands – or atolls – the Maldives is a mesmerising landscape. The immaculate beaches that nestle against coral reefs and azure seas are enough to enthral the most metropolitan of city-dwellers – but there’s more. Steeped in culture, the Maldives is home to spectacular museums, decorative mosques and quaint […]

Hurtigruten presents Antarctic vs. Arctic: Which destination is right for you?

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Antarctic vs. Arctic: Which destination is right for you? The Arctic and Antarctica offer once-in-a-lifetime experiences. However, the two destinations are actually quite different. Some people love vacationing in huge cities with dense populations or traveling to popular tourist destinations. Others prefer heading somewhere away from big crowds, where they can enjoy beautiful landscapes and […]

Cruising the Mekong River with AMAWaterways

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

  AMAWATERWAYS AMAZING JOURNEY TO CAMBODIA AND SOUTH TO VIETNAM VIA THE MEKONG RIVER First and foremost let me just say WOW! The adventure was more than I ever thought it could be or would be. While the travel to and from Asia is almost unbearable, the adventure was well worth it. I flew in […]

Antarctica & Patagonia on board the Seabourn Quest

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Join us for the ultimate Antarctica & Patagonia Experience Majestic, unspoiled natural splendors await on an ultra-luxury cruise with Seabourn — snow-capped volcanoes reflected in crystalline lakes, massive glaciers and fjords, the rugged grandeur of Patagonia, Cape Horn and beyond, the sweeping landscapes and diverse wildlife of Antarctica. Seabourn Cruises’ skilled expedition staff will plan […]

A Costa Rican Experience

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

We arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica and stayed at the Presidente Hotel which is a very centrally located, nice 3-star resort.  The next day we flew from San Jose to Puerto Jimenez in the South Pacific region.  We transferred by boat over to the Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge.  It is situated on 165 acres of […]