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Light Up Sydney with Vivid Sydney

Watch Sydney transform into a landscape of ‘light art’ sculptures. Vivid Sydney is an annual outdoor cultural event that takes place May 23, 2018—June 16, 2018 and features performances from local and international artists, immersive light installations and projections as well as an idea exchange forum featuring public talks and debates from creative thinkers.

Explore the city sights and Vivid Lights. Cruise Sydney Harbour aboard the MV Sydney 2000 and enjoy a fantastic dinner with …

Active Discovery on the Danube – Westbound

This exciting new 9-day vacation introduces you to the people and places along the Danube from Budapest to Linz in the most active, engaged and fun ways imaginable. Start your vacation with one night in Hungary’s capital city before boarding your cruise ship and heading for Visegrad. The choice is always yours: you might like to learn a little Hungarian in Budapest; attend a medieval knights’ tournament in Visegrad; take a jogging tour around Vienna, …

Visit the Napa Valley as California Wine Country is Open For Business

On Sunday, October 8th, I was enjoying a sun-drenched autumn day while covering the opening of the PGA Tour FedEx Cup circuit, the Safeway Open at the magnificent Silverado Resort & Spa.

At 7 p.m. I was toasting Brendan Steele, the winner of the tournament along with Napa Mayor Jill Techel. Shortly after that; I biked to my downtown Napa home. Two hours later I smelled smoke and figured merely that nearby neighbors must be …

Exploring the Greater Portland Region’s Craft Bounty

Tourists planning an extended vacation to Portland, Oregon should set out to explore the Greater Portland region. This area includes the river route of Lewis and Clark, the fertile wine county of the Northern Willamette Valley, the Columbia River Gorge and  Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory. Scattered throughout this area’s hills and valleys, visitors can find award-winning craft food and beverages surrounded by easy access to Oregon’s natural beauty.

Exploring Sweet and Savory Food

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The Best of South Africa

Enjoy the best of South Africa, from Cape Town’s famed waterfront and world-renowned winelands, to the ultimate African safari at the Greater Kruger National Park. This package includes round-trip economy class international air, South African domestic flights, 7-nights’ accommodations, 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners, plus ground transfers all for an incredible value.

For a limited time receive 2 additional nights FREE at Evergreen Manor (or similar) in the Cape Winelands.

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Cornwall Food Tour

Journey through the stunning countryside of Cornwall and Hampshire to indulge in the local delicacies of the region. From metropolitan London to historic Stonehenge, this tour will leave you wanting more. And for a limited time, book early and save 5%!

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LONDON – GLASTONBURY – ST AGNES

Prepare your tastebuds for a culinary adventure – with a Cornwall twist. Meet with the group and your knowledgeable Tour Leader before leaving the capital

Aussie Southern Explorer

Ideal for a second trip to Australia, or for those just keen to see a different side of the country, this 14-day air-inclusive trip focuses on the southern states, Victoria, Tasmania, and South Australia, showcasing the country’s culture, its colonial history, and its best wine regions.

Book this trip by Oct. 31, 2017 and you could save up to $244!

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Depart North America

Depart from North America on board award winning Qantas

Magnificent Europe – Westbound 2018

From Budapest to Amsterdam, and many exciting stops along the way, you’ll be immersed in the culture of Central Europe in a unique way on this timeless river cruise vacation.

Your river cruise adventure begins with visits to three of Europe’s vibrant capital cities: Budapest, Hungary; Bratislava, Slovakia; and Vienna, Austria. A Local Guide will show you the must-see sites in each city and you’ll have plenty of time to explore on your own. Admire …

Best of France

Enjoy France à la carte – châteaux, chic beach resorts and delicious cuisine served with a dash of French Riviera, medieval Bastide villages and a healthy helping of Bordeaux. Journey through the romantic Loire Valley to the beaches of Biarritz and Carcassonne with its enchanting city walls. Marvel at Avignon’s famous bridge, see the D-Day Landing beaches in Normandy and visit Claude Monet’s home in Giverny.

For a limited time only, pay early and save. …

Danube Christmas Markets

Roasted chestnuts, gluhwein and Christmas markets, what could be better? Soak up the Christmas atmosphere on an 8 day cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest.

Book by December 1, 2017, and receive up to $800 off per couple!

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All Aboard

Your cruise begins here, and you’ll get to toast the occasion at this evening’s welcome reception. Please book flights to arrive prior to 2pm in Munich and 3pm in Nuremberg.

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Nuremburg

South Africa: Cape, Route 62

Paarl: the Pearl of the Boland

A 40-minute drive outside Cape Town, at the foot of the second-largest granite outcrop in the world, you’ll find an unexpected jewel: the scenic town of Paarl, a place brimming with Cape Dutch, Victorian and Art Deco architecture, country hospitality, but more importantly, world-class wine estates – respected amongst wine connoisseurs the world over.

From large international wine companies to the smallest ‘garage’ wine, Paarl’s winemakers produce a range …

A Walk Through Sussex, England’s Wine Country

Now is the time for wine and nature lovers to rejoice; not only do Sussex vineyards produce beautiful wines, they also provide opportunities to sample, tour the vineyards and meet the Vintners.

Fizz On Foot, who offers guided walk and wine tasting tours, combine the great outdoors with walks through great British wine country. From a one-day buffet lunch and wine-tasting tour to a four-day, several vineyards trek, you’ll see the spectacular Sussex countryside as …