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Desserts Glorious Desserts on the Highseas

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Chocolate Chocolate Orange Cake by Nadia Ali When most people think about going on a cruise, the first thing that comes to mind is the dreamy vacation onboard a luxury ship surrounded by the sea. Spending evenings watching the cabaret shows, having a posh dinner and walking on the deck
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This is how to experience Niagara Falls

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Posted in Activities, Adventure, Canada, Family Travel, Historical travel, River Cruises, United States of America, Wild Life

Falls on U.S. side. Photo by Michael Schuman. The worst thing one can do at Niagara Falls is to simply stop and look at the falls. Niagara Falls might be an iconic North American destination, but there is so much to do here than stand and watch. The best way
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From Volcanoes to Ziplines: El Salvador’s Wild Side

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Posted in Adventure, Backpacking, Beach Vacations, Birdwatching, Destinations, Hiking, River Cruises, South and Central America, Wild Life

Tour guides often refer to El Salvador as “the country of 40 minutes.”  Because it is the smallest country in Central America, flanked by Guatemala to the west and Honduras to the northwest, you can easily hike a volcano in the morning, grab lunch at the beach, and end your
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Cruising the Islands of New England with Blount Small Ship Adventures

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Posted in Activities, Cruise, Destinations, North America, Planning, River Cruises, Style, United States of America

A bridge and secluded home. If you have never visited New England, as we hadn’t, a cruise of the area is the best way to visit and really enjoy your trip. And the Islands of New England cruise on the Grande Caribe from Blount Small Ship Adventures is the best
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Livingstone: Things-to-do

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Posted in Activities, Africa, River Cruises, Safari, Uncategorized, Wild Life

The sweet, raw-onion and acrid wood-smoke smell of Africa rushed to greet me as I stepped off my plane in Livingstone. I was here to experience the famous Victoria Falls which was first discovered by explorer David Livingstone, a Scottish medical missionary, in 1855. But first, I had a date
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Victoria Falls Safari Club, Zimbabwe

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Posted in Activities, Adventure, Africa, All Inclusive, Birdwatching, Lodging, Rafting, River Cruises, Safari, Style, Wild Life, Wine Tours

The Victoria Falls Safari Club is the ultimate in lodge accommodations. Each of their sixteen club rooms and four spectacular suites have private patios and uninterrupted views across the bushveld. It’s all a potent mix of African wilderness and history seamlessly blended with exotic luxury, complete with a private check-in
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Gunkholing the Islands of British Columbia

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Posted in Activities, Canada, Cruise, Destinations, North America, River Cruises

     We recently spent a week “gunkholing” around the islands of British Columbia on the Safari Quest yacht with Un-Cruise Adventures. Gunkholing is a boating term that refers to a type of cruising in shallow or shoal water, moving from place to place, and often spending the night in quiet
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Zimbabwe’s World Renowned Victoria Falls Hotel

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Posted in Accommodations, Adventure, Africa, Culinary, Historical travel, Honeymoon and Destination Weddings, Luxury, Rail Travel, River Cruises, Romance, Wild Life

Traveling to the interior of Central Africa before the advent of the railway was near impossible. On land the journey between Cape Town and Victoria falls could take the better part of four months, on train though, it was just four and a half days. By 1904 the railhead from
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Hop On, Hop Off – A Great Introduction to Many Destinations

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Posted in Activities, Canada, Destinations, North America, River Cruises

The first time we hopped on and off was in New York City, but it would not be the last. We were in New York spending a couple of days before we embarked on a cruise to Bermuda and we wanted to see as much as possible in the little
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Elegance in Amsterdam

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Posted in Garden Tours, Holland, River Cruises, Shopping

Amsterdam is the greatest small city in the world. It overflows with character, 17th century merchant houses and distinctive canals who themselves are listed as a World Heritage. It’s impossible to escape the city’s history, like that of the quietly elegant De L’Europe, built in the 1800s on the banks
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Ten Ways to Traverse Lyon

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Posted in Activities, Destinations, Europe, France, River Cruises

Upon arriving in Lyon, France’s third largest city and textile capital, it took me all of twenty minutes to figure out how French women maintain their slim figures. They walk, everywhere. And in a city like Lyon, where the topography rivals that of San Francisco, there’s nothing even remotely simple
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Legends and Rhine River Castles

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Posted in Destinations, Europe, River Cruises

Stone turrets and towers keep an eye on everything in every direction. Vine covered slopes so steep it’s hard to believe people walk between the rows. Narrow villages line the banks of the winding river. You can almost see the damsels with their flowing gowns curtseying to knights in shining
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