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OMG Dream Trip #1
2020-07-15

Think about the most beautiful, inspiring, OMG place you’ve ever been to? What-do-you-got? I’ve a place where the water is a prism of multiple shades of blue kissing ancient cliffside villages looking as they did hundreds of years ago. Narrow cobblestone streets lined by cafes, villas and authentic local restaurants. Churches older than most countries. […]

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The World’s 30 Best Places to Visit in 2020-21 Part 1
2020-07-06

Using reader input and expert analysis, U.S. News identified the latest can’t-miss vacations. Let exploration, relaxation or a mix of the two guide you toward your next getaway. Planning a vacation may sound simple, but when the world is filled with so many breathtaking destinations, organizing a trip can become a challenging task. Using a […]

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An uphill marathon, an offer of help
2020-07-06

I’ve run in several marathons around the world, crossing the bridges and boroughs of New York City, climbing the historic hills of Jerusalem and even joining a race up Aspen Mountain. Prior to the pandemic, I had plans to go to Paris this April to run a 26.2-mile route there. For many of us in […]

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16 Top East Coast Beaches to Visit – Part 1
2020-06-23

Add these seaside destinations to your summer travel wish list. Even if you only have one day to spare, these stretches of sand guarantee a relaxing getaway. A trip to the beach is a favorite leisure activity among Americans – whether it’s within driving distance of home or a flight away. And while tourism in […]

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Marathon’s Require Strategy, Preparation and Perspective
2020-06-23

Having run several marathons around the world; from the bridges and boroughs of NYC to the hills and history of Jerusalem I’ve learned strategy is key along with preparedness. The Covid race is not in a sprint to the finish, but a marathon…. and for us in vacation travel, it’s an uphill race which is […]

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Future of travel – The Arnie Weissmann interview
2020-06-17

Future of travel – The Arnie Weissmann interview from The World’s Greatest Vacations on Vimeo.

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12 Top Gulf Coast Beaches to Visit
2020-06-09

This southern shoreline beckons with charming oceanfront locales. Fill up the car and head to these coastal destinations for an affordable beach vacation. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful seaside escape or a beach with amenities like shops and water sports equipment rentals, the Gulf Coast – which spans Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida […]

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The post-Covid future: Transformational travel transformed
2020-06-09

My wife, who studies such things professionally, tells me that the most successful species in the insect world are those that transform throughout their lives into very different stages of being. And the insect whose life cycle is both most striking and familiar to us — the very symbol (and, perhaps, cliche) of transformation — […]

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Cruise Perception Vs Reality
2020-05-29

It’s easy to hit someone when they’re down. What makes it worse is when it’s due to prejudice which is founded on ignorance. Prejudice is attributed to ignorance….the same holds true for cruise-shamers. These people have never walked the gangplank because of their prejudice/ignorance which is far from reality. How many first time cruisers plan […]

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The 18 Best Dog-Friendly Beaches in the U.S. Part 2
2020-05-25

Crystal Coast Beaches: North Carolina North Carolina’s Crystal Coast is home to several dog-friendly beaches, including Emerald Isle, Indian, Pine Knoll Shores and Atlantic beaches. Your furry pal is welcome on-leash year-round with only a 20-foot restriction from the water in lifeguarded areas on Atlantic Beach. Grab a treat for your pup and a coffee […]

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