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Bath – and from sea water to fresh water…!
2019-12-02

Hello Again Everyone, Well the festive holiday season is fast approaching once again and here in the UK the weather has already turned decidedly wet and wintery, although we have had no sign of any snow – yet…!! However with the shops and streets decorated for Christmas and our minds turning towards shopping for those […]

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5 Ways Cruise Lines Are Becoming More Environmentally Friendly
2019-11-25

Industry considers impact as it looks to the future. TOURISM IS TYPICALLY perceived as having a positive economic impact on a region, with visitors spending money on hotels, restaurants, souvenirs and attractions. Travelers can also bring notoriety to lesser-known destinations, creating additional opportunities for future tourism. However, this kind of growth can become a strain […]

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11 Unique and Quirky Cruise Destinations
2019-11-18

Venture off the beaten path for an authentic cruising experience. Tap into your adventurous side during a cruise to one of these under-the-radar locations. Though cruising is often associated with vacation hot spots like the Caribbean and Mexico, cruise lines are expanding their itinerary options to include unconventional destinations. To help you decide which far-flung […]

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Inspired by Paul Gauguin Cruises!
2019-10-21

Hello Again Everyone, Hopefully you will have read my previous two Blogs about my fabulous recent cruise in French Polynesia with Paul Gauguin Cruises. I’m sure you already know that Paul Gauguin was a famous French artist who spent his later years living and painting in French Polynesia and who is credited with “revolutionising portrait […]

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How to Get to Machu Picchu: Tours and Tips for Visiting
2019-10-15

Here is everything you need to know to plan a trip to Machu Picchu. MACHU PICCHU IS THOUGHT to be one of the largest and most impressive Incan cities of its time. Today a UNESCO World Heritage Site with expansive ruins open to visitors, it sits high on a peak in the Peruvian Andes and […]

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The 13 Best Places to See the Northern Lights
2019-10-08

Check the aurora borealis off your bucket list. These destinations will inspire even the most experienced aurora chaser. The northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis, are a spectacular natural light show visible at certain times of the year in the northern hemisphere. This phenomenon occurs when electrically charged particles from the sun enter […]

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Paul Gauguin Cruises – Polynesian Paradise!
2019-10-01

Hello Everyone, I ended my last Blog for The World’s Greatest Vacations by promising you more about my recent amazing French Polynesian cruise experience onboard the ms Paul Gauguin of Paul Gauguin Cruises. Our 10 day voyage took us to some of the most beautiful islands in The Society Islands as well as the Tuamotus […]

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15 Things a Hotel Concierge Can Help You With
2019-10-01

From tying bow ties to teaching local languages, there’s almost no request a concierge can’t handle. HELPFUL HOTEL STAFF known as concierges have long been a mainstay of the hotel experience. Typical duties include helping guests with restaurant reservations, recommending activities in the area and arranging transportation to the airport. But these days, concierges are […]

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The Best Travel Rewards Programs for 2019-20 Part 2
2019-09-24

The Best Hotel Rewards Programs Taking into account the number of participating hotels, member benefits, geographic coverage, property diversity and the ease with which travelers can earn and redeem a free night, U.S. News determined the Best Hotel Rewards Programs. See what types of perks most appeal to your travel style, and consider signing up […]

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The Best Travel Rewards Programs for 2019-20 Part 1
2019-09-17

See which airline and hotel loyalty programs come out on top. Reap rewards like free perks, free flights and free nights when signing up for these hotel and airline loyalty programs. Navigating airline and hotel loyalty programs can be confusing. Travelers have to sift through expiration dates, earning and redemption methods, program restrictions and more. […]

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